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Sr. Systems Administrator

Position Summary

As part of our team, the Systems Administrator will be critical in ensuring 24×7 up-time of our networks, corporate servers, and e-commerce business while improving our processes as we prepare to go to the cloud and an Infrastructure as Code platform. To be successful you will have strong experience in Ubuntu Linux systems administration. You will have familiarity or experience working in a complex software engineering DevSecOps/IT infrastructure that involves development, staging, and production environments with continuous integration/automated deployments. You should be interested in new technologies and be able to build and deploy innovative solutions to help business and development operations. We are passionate about delivering great experiences to our users and this role is critical to making that happen.

Day to Day Duties

Working with ISPs to Maintain 24x7 Uptime

Designing and Deploying Networks and Subnets

Speccing Out Hardware and Generating Budgets for Server Resources

Building, Administering, and Pen/Load Testing Firewalls, Loadbalancers, and VPNs

Building Bare-metal Servers and Installing Virtualization Environments (Qemu KVM)

Building and Administering ZFS/NFS/Samba Servers

Building, Configuring, and Maintaining Ubuntu Linux Servers

Deploying and Maintaining OpenLDAP Servers

Maintaining Internal DNS (PowerDNS) and Updating External DNS (AWS Route53) Servers

Installing Server Updates in an HA Environment with Multiple Integrations

Installing, Administering, and Securing Databases (MariaDB, MySQL)

Installing and Administering Application Servers (E.g. Jira, Confluence, Sisense, Quickbooks, ELK Stack)

Installing and Administering Configuration Management (GitLab)

Creating and Installing SSL Certificates in Apache and NGINX

Updating and Testing Existing Disaster Recovery Procedures with Drills

Installing, Configuring, and Responding to System Health Tools (Nagios, Munin)

Analyzing Access and Error Logs and Network Traffic Reports

Writing Automation Scripts/Playbooks (BASH, Python/PHP, and Ansible)

Documenting System Inventories and Processes (Confluence, Google Docs/Sheets, Lucidcharts)

Sharing Work Statuses using Agile Project Management Tools (Jira) in a Kanban Workflow

Requirements

5+ years of experience with HA Ubuntu Linux Systems Administration

In-depth knowledge of networking and Internet technologies

Understanding of GDPR, PCI-DSS and/or working with sensitive data

Self-learner with strong written and verbal communication skills

Able to participate in scheduled, after-hours, and on-call maintenance

Meet deadlines or correct course at first sign of blockers

Bonuses

High Availability Experience (DRBD, Heartbeat/Corosync, Pacemaker)

Containerization and IaC Experience (Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, etc.)

Cloud Experience (AWS, GCP, etc.)

GitLab CI/CD Pipeline Experience

SQL Query Experience (MySQL)

NoSQL Database Administration Experience (Mongo, Redis, Aerospike)

Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Certification

Benefits

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, and are an equal opportunity employer. Benefits include:

Generous paid time off (PTO) days to be used at employee’s discretion – 16 days during the first year

Generous employer contribution to 401(k) retirement account with full vesting after 30 days

Health and dental insurance, vision plan, long-term disability and life insurance

Opportunities for advancement in a successful and growing organization

Flexible work schedules

Free coffee, hot chocolate, and tea

Free annual travel insurance policy

Great co-workers who are constantly learning new technologies and helping each other grow

Dress in casual attire and work in a modern, comfortable office with free parking

Send your interest about this position to jobs@insuremytrip.com. We're always interested in hearing from talented people!

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