Linux System Engineer - Object Rocket (Remote, US)
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Posted on August 11, 2019
About this job
Job type: Full-time
Role: System Administrator
elasticsearch, linux, automation
Job DescriptionObjectRocket is a young company with big goals. We want to build the next generation of Database as a Service, and we need your help. We need folks who want to build something that hasn't been done yet, is hard, yet fantastically rewarding.We are located in the heart of beautiful downtown Austin, TX. Austin is highly regarded as a wonderful place to live, work, and play. It's the Live Music Capital of the World and has a serious nightlife.ObjectRocket has a fast-paced, and exciting culture. We are a small team and move quickly. We are building something quite amazing and look to be leaders in our field and community. We are growing like crazy, we need more help!Job OverviewAs an ElasticSearch Engineer, you will work with other System Engineers, SRE’s and Developers to ensure maximum performance, availability and product enhancements of our database services and infrastructure. Our Engineering position is someone who is familiar with both software, systems engineering and ElasticSearch with a desire to build a world-class service for customers.ResponsibilitiesOwn major portions of the product to help build the next feature and architecture.Design and architect operational solutions for managing applications and infrastructure, across data centres and cloud providers with the specific goal of increasing the automation, repeatability, and consistency of operational tasks.Design, and roll out cloud and physical network, storage, and system improvements to ensure redundancy, high availability, and securitySupport and perform maintenance across product and data environments/systemsCapacity planning and management for various servicesResolve bugs, performance problems, and other issues with production applicationsCross-train infrastructure team members in areas of expertiseParticipate in on-call rotation duties QualificationsSolid ElasticSearch experience.Experience with Linux systems administration and tuning. Requires at least 7 years of Linux systems experience, including systems administration or engineering experience.Understanding of TCP/IP networking.Experience in one or more of the following: Python, Ruby, Go.Experience with automation tools: Puppet, Chef, Docker, Jenkins and/or AnsibleUnderstand and have implemented Docker and other container-based systemsStrong passion for automation, testing and code qualityExperience with public cloud providers (AWS, Azure, Google Compute.)Comfort with collaboration, open communication and remote teamsBonus pointsHas experience using Prometheus and GrafanaExperience with cluster managers like Mesos or Kubernetes.You think of infrastructure and automation as codeExperience/EducationBachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience. Usually requires 6+ years of information systems design/architecture experience with a minimum of 3-4 years working in the Rackspace environment or equivalent customer support workplace. RHCT and RHCE certification or equivalent is required. At the manager’s discretion, equivalent experience may substitute for the degree requirement. High school diploma or equivalent required.Additional InformationMore on RackspaceRackers aren’t all alike. We look different. We think uniquely. We are from many places and our beliefs & backgrounds vary. But, being a Racker — a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission – is what connects us all. Rackers are encouraged to bring their whole self to work every day, as we know that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers & communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.