System Administrator (SAAS Applications)
Location:
Austin , Texas
Posted:
September 11, 2017
Reference:
450251-1A

Responsibilities

Are you currently in Operations and looking to step up the challenge? Do you have a foundation in both Linux and Windows administration? Do you want to work on large scale distributed systems or SAAS applications utilizing the cutting edge of technology? If the answer to these questions is YES, then the Systems team at Telogis wants to talk to you.

The Systems Team within Telogis is responsible for automating, designing and operating our software infrastructure and data center operations to provide a highly available, scalable hosting infrastructure with high performance. We are looking for Administrators who are or will become proficient in all aspects of system administration to support and maintain global infrastructure services in our company. Supporting the back-end systems used by the Telogis application platform involves a wide breadth of technologies not limited to Linux, Windows Server, Juniper, Postgres, Citrix virtualization, Kubernetes and Amazon Web Services.

In this position your primary responsibility will be monitoring these diverse systems and performing incident response. You must be comfortable taking initiative and working across multiple teams to drive issues to resolution. Our environment is fast paced and globally diverse. The ability to multitask while following process is essential. We expect any candidate to not just respond to issues but to take ownership and build and contribute to our systems in ways that improve our customer experience.

The systems team strives to operate as a close-knit unit in an environment of shared responsibility. While operations will remain the focus of this position, professional growth is important to us and any candidate should desire to work with us to develop and implement the next iteration of systems to build on our success.

You will be expected to deliver on these kinds of things in the first three to six months on the job:

      • Help maintain and supportan Internet-oriented production environment, across multiple data centers, involving hundreds of machines.
      • Demonstrate competence in supporting system health utilizing performance monitoring and software management tools.
      • Perform various system maintenance tasks.
      • Manage directly assigned tasks and on-call duties gracefully.
      • Work well in a multinational team environment
      • Provide hardware support in a physical datacenter environment when smart hands is insufficient.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to have you on board. Cloud computing is changing the world, and this is a great opportunity to be on the front lines delivering services to our customers.

Qualifications

      • BS Computer Science or other technical degree or equivalent experience
      • Experience in a critical 24x7 production service environment.
      • 2-3 years systems administration experience with Linux and Windows servers
      • Strong troubleshooting and root cause analysis skills
      • Self-motivated team player
      • Ability and desire to learn new skills and technologies
      • Excellent communication and analytical skills
      • Redhat/CentOS Linux
      • IPTables Firewalls
      • Web/Proxy servers such as Nginx Apache HAProxy
      • Citrix Xenserver
      • Windows
      • SQL-based Database Servers

Preferred Qualifications

      • Ability to operate in high pressure environment and successfully handle multiple priorities.
      • Experience supporting large scale distributed Linux environments in a data center and/or Amazon Web Services
      • Experience in a high paced startup-like environment.
      • Perl, Python, Java, Bash or other scripting languages
      • Understanding of TCP/IP networking, architecture and core technologies (DNS, LDAP, HTTP etc.)

Equal Employment Opportunity

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