Senior Operations Engineer Lithium Technologies
Do you want to be challenged, while being surrounded by passionate, vocally self-critical and disruptive thinkers? If so, we want to invest in you!
Lithium Technologies makes software that powers the social customer experience. We help companies unlock the passion of their customers, resulting in increased customer satisfaction, loyalty, cost savings, revenue and innovation. As ?social? moves away from ?just another channel we have to manage? to a strategic business imperative, Lithium Technologies is well positioned and considered a named visionary by Forrester and Gartner to lead in social customer experience.
With more than 90 million active unique users and one billion monthly page views, our platform is one of the biggest social websites you haven?t heard of! We offer a virtual playground for technologists, with cutting edge work in social, big data, gamification and mobile. Our highly talented engineers have the freedom to innovate and execute. We are not just focused on what we deliver but how we deliver it as well and view our engineering capability as a core business differentiator.
We?re are looking to build out our great engineering talent, with individuals who can be real and handle a typical day of:
At Lithium, you will help build and extend a platform that powers social customer communities for some of the biggest brands in the world. Our environment is an intense combination of cutting edge technologies where you will be challenged with scaling infrastructure that handles big data and tens of thousands of transactions per second.
Hands-on support of all Lithium's services and systems
Develop tools and automation to build, maintain, monitor and scale private and public cloud infrastructure
Monitor infrastructure stability, capacity and performance
Assist in the application release deployment process
Respond to incidents and participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation
Do you have what it takes to be successful in this role, we are looking for someone with:
Bachelors degree with technical major or equivalent experience
7+ years of Linux systems administration experience
5+ years in a 24x7 highly-available online services environment
Deep understanding of networking and network performance, DNS, HTTP, application performance, load balancing, and high-availability systems
RDBMS and NoSQL database administration and tuning experience (MySQL, Cassandra etc..)
Experience with configuring monitoring systems (Nagios, Cacti, Ganglia, Graphite etc.)
Experience with Java application servers (Tomcat, Weblogic etc..)
System build & configuration management automation experience (Chef, Puppet, CFEngine etc.)
Advanced skill level with shell and ruby/python/perl scripting
Experience implementing server/network security hardening best practices
Excellent troubleshooting capabilities
Strong interpersonal, communication, and documentation skills
Experience configuring and deploying highly available and performant infrastructure using private cloud platforms (Openstack, Eucalyptus, Cloudstack etc..)
Experience configuring and deploying highly available and performant infrastructure using public cloud providers (AWS, RackSpace, Gogrid etc..)
Hadoop, Cassandra or other large distributed data store experience
You are passionate and interested in new technologies to increase scaling and agility
You contribute to an open source project or write a technical blog
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