Senior Systems Engineer

Senior Systems Engineer – Job Summary

The Senior Systems Engineer will be responsible for the management of our platforms within our different application environments. This role will involve the installation, configuration, upgrading, troubleshooting, and performance management of several pools of servers running different applications and databases of all sizes, with different operating systems and levels of complexity.

Your role at E-Tainment:

§ Responsible for maintaining the quality of service of the server platform and network infrastructure of the environment;
§ Install new servers when needed, configuring services, tightening servers down, as well as helping us scale up and plan improvements to the platform;
§ Support System architecture and its applications using open-sources and proprietary technologies;
§ Setup Development, Staging and Production environments using best practices, including virtualization, management scripts, monitoring agents etc;
§ Work closely with developers to help deliver projects on time and to deploy technologies needed for successful growth of the company;
§ Manage deployment systems and processes;
§ Backup and disaster recovery procedures;
§ Implement monitoring and alert services and make sure problems are detected and resolved immediately
§ Be in permanent contact with several hosting companies to pilot their work and raise any issues with their work;
§ Take turns in our on-call duty to make sure the platform is available outside of the office hours.

What we are looking for:

Essential:
At least 5 years of experience in Linux (preferably Debian system) engineering with the emphasis on large scale installations, high availability and security;
Imperative knowledge of Apache2, Nginx, PHP, MySQL (MariaDB, Percona), networking skills;
Excellent knowledge of IPv4, DNS, firewalling (iptables, pfSense), VPN, routing and storage systems;
Good knowledge of load balancers (HAproxy, LinuxHA, heartbeat, pacemaker, ucarp…);
Knowledge of monitoring software (Nagios or Zabbix) is a must;
Basic knowledge of Windows desktop and server operating system (Active Directory);
Be familiar with at least one scripting language (Bash, Perl, Python…);
Fluent in English;

Desirable:
Xen and SaltStack;
Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana;
PCI-DSS concepts;
Switch / router configuration;
Willing to take turns in a 24/7 on-call system.

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