Job Description :
Job specifications:

Job title: Linux Systems Engineer/Ansible Developer
Location: Sunnyvale, CA
Duration: 12+ months

Description:
Participate in architectural planning discussions to ensure sustainable technology roadmap
Drive systems engineering projects to completion by working closely with technical and business partners
Spearhead the research and implementation of new technologies
Provision and manage Linux Virtual Machines in VMWare environment
Provide operations support and maintenance for Marcom Interactive Systems environment
Work collaboratively with the Interactive Applications backend development team to deploy and manage custom applications

Education: BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience required

Key Qualifications:
1. Highly skilled with most Linux commands/utilities and experience manager Linux nix) servers in a production environment
2. Ability to identify tasks which require automation and automate them
3. An understanding of virtualization and containerization as a toll for increasing scalability, reliability and expediency
4. A working knowledge of TCP/IP and the ability to manage network services in a *nix environment
5. Production experience in one of the following areas:
Centralized configuration management technologies (Ansible, Puppet, Chef)
Task scheduled (e.g. Aurora) and resource sharing frameworks (e.g. Mesos)
DevOps/Release Engineering automation (Jenkins, SCM, etc)
Virtualization Administration (VMWare)
Application performance tuning and optimization

Desired Qualifications:
Scripting skills (BASH, Python, SQL, Ruby, Puppet
Experience with Source Control Systems (Subversion or GIT)
Experience supporting an application development team