Linux Engineer, Newton, MA (RQ#654)

Newton, MA


Position Summary

As member of our global Software-as-a-Service operation team you will be involved in every aspect of itslearning’s production site: from design to service troubleshooting, performance analysis to capacity planning and DNS and networking to application behavior. You are ultimately responsible for making sure that itslearning has a 99.9% availability rate. 


Job Description/Major Responsibilities:

  • System administration, including configuration, troubleshooting, and automation.
  • Capacity analysis, service configuration, monitoring, traffic routing and troubleshooting for a high-traffic websites.
  • Analysis of complex system behavior, performance and application issues.
  • Interacting with and spinning up new services on itslearning’s platforms including monitoring, resource management, traffic management, and distributed computing systems
  • Participate in the on-call group
  • Release management

Required Skills and Experience:

  • MSc/BSc
  • Proven performance tuning and technical troubleshooting experience
  • Experience in a high-volume, high-availability (99.99%) or critical production service environment
  • IP networking, including familiarity with the functionality, operating, and failure modes of networks
  • Solid scripting skills
  • Ability to handle periodic on-call duty as well as a continuous awareness of site health
  • Knowledge on some of the following:
    • MySQL/MariaDB
    • Windows servers
    • Linux servers
    • Hyper-V
    • VMWare
    • F5
    • Amazon AWS
    • Dell compellent storage
    • Cisco
    • Automatic deployment tools

Your personal characteristics

  • Innovative
  • Positive
  • Structured

What we offer

  • Competitive salary and pension package
  • A good and social work environment
  • The opportunity to be a part of a global community and work with colleagues across the world


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