Systems Engineer - Application Operations

Millennial Media

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The Application Operations team is responsible for our production environment. Your mission will be to ensure our services are always lightning fast, available 24/7, scalable and engineered to withstand an ever-growing demand. You will be at the heart of resolving problems of systems at scale. We’re looking for candidates with strong analytical and troubleshooting skills, exposure to application and systems design, solid communication skills and a desire to tackle complex problems of scale. We are particularly interested in systems engineers familiar with configuration management and aspects of running web services and data clusters at scale. Duties & Responsibilities Install, configure and support applications in our 24/7 production environment Manage availability, latency, scalability and efficiency of these applications Define and implement capacity planning solutions Automate everything under the sun Documentation of application layout, configuration, troubleshooting tips and more Work with software engineers to ensure applications are being designed to meet operational needs Participate in an on-call rotation Do all of the above with utmost efficiency and dedication so when on-call you don't get called Required Skills A fast-paced, proactive worker with a passion for technology The drive, dedication & desire to own your work with pride Excellent oral and written communications skills Demonstrated success in complex problem solving environments Comfort in working with developers as part of an engineering team 3+ years of hands on experience administering and maintaining web and application technologies across a full stack, on Linux, PHP, Java, Nginx, Apache HTTP, Apache Tomcat, JBoss, Jetty Experience with traditional relational datastores (MySQL or Vertica a plus) Experience with system & application monitoring tools such as Icinga, Nagios, Cacti, Graphite, etc. Shell & system scripting experience: Bash, Perl, Ruby or Python Required technical skills must be demonstrated during the interview Desired Skills: Experience with configuration management tools (Puppet or Ansible a plus) Experience with event bus technologies (Apache Flume a plus) Experience with NoSQL solutions (Couchbase or Cassandra a plus) Education/ Experience Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required Background in information systems, computer science or engineering is preferred 5+ years of relevant experience managing applications and systems Travel Requirements Up to 10 % Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

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