Remote Sr. Linux Distributed Services Engineer - Stamford, Connecticut United States - 25639

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Job #: 25639
Title: Remote Sr. Linux Distributed Services Engineer
Job Location: Stamford, Connecticut - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $165,000.00 - $185,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: NO


100% Remote, work-from-home opportunity!  Full-time employment with extraordinary benefits with one of the fastest growing MSP's out there.  They've been around for ten plus years, so no fly-by-night startup.


A Look Inside the Job:

  • Participate in the architecture, installation, and operation of various Big Data systems including Hadoop, Cassandra, Elasticsearch, and Redis 
  • Work with big fleets of hosts, and large scales of data 
  • Learn what makes distributed systems tick by collecting and analyzing metrics 
  • Ensure system stability, scalability, security, and performance 
  • Solve complex scaling challenges 
  • Partner with developers to construct solutions to analytics problems 
  • We build and support in-house systems that feasibly work at our large-scale, using open source technologies, primarily Zabbix and others like kafka, elasticsearch, Hadoop (hbase, OpenTSDB, hdfs), redis, cassandra, Icinga, and Bosun
  • Travel on a limited basis (No more than four times per year for the quarterly department meeting to the NYC area) 
  • Limited on-call responsibilities (It's not bad, trust me)



About You:

  • 10+ years of experience with Linux administration (Ubuntu preferred, but it doesn't matter) 
  • Willingness to participate in a small team that consists of mostly remote members 
  • Intermediate knowledge of at least one Big Data technology: Cassandra, Elasticsearch, Hadoop 
  • 10+ years of experience with monitoring platforms at scale, preferably Zabbix
  • Solid configuration management skills (Ansible preferred, Datto also uses Puppet, Salt) 
  • Experience with scripting and system automation (Bash, Python, Perl, Awk, etc.) 
  • Work well in an energized environment 
  • Documentation skills mandatory 
  • Excellent diagnostic expertise including problem investigation, root-cause analysis, and resolution skills 
  • The desire and ability to see a problem through to a complete solution 
  • You pick up on things quickly 
  • Ability to effectively manage time and push multiple projects at once