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Senior Systems Engineer

New York, NY
Technology (Technology - IT)

Job Description

Business Unit:

FreeWheel is hiring a Sr. Systems Engineer based in our New York office who will report to the Manager of Global Systems. The ideal candidate will be part of the team responsible for supporting our 24x7 Global Video Ad Serving platform and corporate infrastructure (with POPs and offices in the U.S, Europe and China). He/She must be self-motivated and reliable and take on responsibilities around workflow automation and new technology evaluation


Support production environment and corporate infrastructure with data centers and offices in US, EU and China.
Administer Linux (RHEL/CentOS, Debian) environment with 2500+ servers.
Perform root cause analysis on hardware, software, network and operating system issues.
Participate in on-call support (rotation) and scheduled after-hours maintenance work.
Collaborate with SRE, Engineering teams on implementation of best practices
Travel required up to 20% of the time to domestic and international locations.


Have 7 years of work experience with a minimum of 3 years administering Linux systems (RHEL/CentOS preferred).
Experience with AWS compute, storage, networking, and management products
Knowledge in OpenStack and Virtualization (KVM) platforms.
Knowledge in monitoring/visualization tools such as Nagios, Grafana, ELK, Splunk
Experience with SAN/NAS technologies; Netapp, 3Par preferred.
Experience with HPE Proliant server lines are preferred.
Proficiency in automating simple tasks with shell/Perl scripts
Proficiency in automating complex workflows using automation/orchestration tools such as Chef, Puppet, Cobbler, Saltstack
Proficiency in troubleshooting hardware issues and able to perform repair/replacement.
Proficiency in kernel optimization, OS security, and capacity planning
Familiarity with Cloud orchestration tools such as CloudFormation, Terraform is a plus
Experience with container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes) is a plus
Experience with Hadoop/ETL processing work flow is a plus.
Must be flexible to take part in all systems team activity (i.e. data center work and on-call).
B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

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