Key Duties and Responsibilities: As a Service Linux Engineer, you will:
Provide escalation support for Linux sysadmins and for mobile support teams
Undertake configuration management work in accordance with the Change Management procedures.
Perform Quality Assurance reviewing proposed data changes, assess risk, provide mitigation and provide technical sign off.
Undertake break fix activities joining high profile bridges and investigating root cause. Where appropriate develop mitigation plans. This will include working with Tier Engineering, System Integrators, and Vendors.
Provide hardware diagnostic and support assistance as requested by other groups, perform root cause analysis determining the cause of a problem and recommending and implementing solutions.
Ensure that all problems are resolved either in a timely manner or ensure that they are escalated to the appropriate management structure.
Provide operational support to deploy and Implementation teams ensuring seamless operational handover.
Ensure that all documentation is kept up to date and is accessible by the rest of the team and provide support and consultancy using appropriate diagnostic tools to all areas.
Manage large scale Linux server environments: handling Linux environment, including deployment, administration, networking, performance monitoring and tuning, security hardening, trouble shooting and production operations.
Dealing with daily operations of online services, including but not limited to firewall, DNS, web and databases.
Install, maintain, automate and upgrade various software and manage the monitoring of various services and ensure availability of these resources.
Contribute to the evolving architecture of our Linux and storage services to meet changing requirements for scaling, reliability, performance, manageability, and price.
Maintain strong security of networks and take care of implementation of various host and network security policies and procedures.
Manage and maintain monitoring to ensure uptime and SLA levels.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The Service Linux Engineer should have 8-10+ years of experience in information technology with a focus on Unix/Linux and on Android.
A firm understanding of Linux internals and experience in the design, implementation and maintenance of large-scale virtual and physical UNIX/Linux based infrastructures.
Strong root cause analysis skills. Experienced in troubleshooting, log analysis, solution assessment and staged rollout.
Excellent knowledge of log management including Solarwinds, Splunk or equivalent log server technologies.
Excellent knowledge of Apache, Ngnix, NoSQL, MySQL or equivalent database.
Excellent knowledge of Linux cloud-based solutions like AWS or similar and in-depth knowledge of auto scaling.
Excellent knowledge of mobile app development environments and portals, app version control, closed group testing, and large-scale deployment in a corporate environment
Good programming skills and experience in scripting languages like Perl/Shell/Python.
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