System Administrator

Employer
New Frontier Data
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Jul 12, 2019
Closes
Jul 18, 2019
Ref
205405590
Hours
Full Time
Are you motivated to work in an environment that will challenge you, force you to continuously innovate, and work on solutions that make a difference for our customers? If so, there is a future for you at New Frontier Data! New Frontier Data provides risk management solutions to investors, operators, researchers, and policymakers in the cannabis industry via comprehensive data collection, rigorous analysis, and real time targeted business intelligence. Founded in 2014, New Frontier Data is headquartered in Washington, DC The DevOps Engineer/Linux Systems Administrator will: * Primarily be responsible for managing, monitoring and automating operations of a high-availability, high-scalability server infrastructure, performing in-depth performance tuning, as well as hardware troubleshooting and maintenance when necessary* Manage cloud servers while optimizing costs, optimize network, disk space, RAM, etc. in relation with our cloud provider* Maintain and update the corporate website (WordPress/WooCommerce) instances with a detailed attention to security policies and integration with different APIs (with external [PayPal, Stripe, Mandrill] and internal products [Equio])* Maintain smooth operation of multi-user computer systems including office 365 suite (Active Directory, Emails/Exchange, Office, OneDrive, SharePoint).* Develop and support the integration, automation and testing of hardware, software, subsystems, and systems in a test environment* Collaborate with engineers, project managers, users, and company stakeholders to determine system architecture modifications to adapt to the business needs* Ensure system architecture integrity by evaluating data partnerships and maintaining software and hardware solutions* Develop and monitor policies and standards for allocation related to the use and maintenance of computing resources* Recommend and implement system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system; including installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management* Create and maintain administrator and user accounts, maintain system documentation, tune system performance, install system wide software and allocate mass storage space, provide backup and recovery processes*Be the point of contact and administrator for support with A Office 365, and other Company cloud tools. Qualifications:* 3-5 years' relevant experience as a DevOps engineer or an enterprise Linux system administrator with experience in big data systems and a proven ability to troubleshoot complex environments*3-5 years' relevant experience with AWS arcitecture and infrastructure * Experience installing, configuring, patching, IA/Security hardening and tuning enterprise-level variants of Linux systems (CentOS & Debian)* Fluency in administering Apache and/or Nginx web-servers* Experience with cloud technologies such as AWS, Rackspace, Openstack, etc.* MySQL administration and troubleshooting experience* Demonstrated understanding of and experience with virtualization technologies, including VMware and GPU-based applications within a virtualized environment* Ability to learn fast and figure things out independently; strong troubleshooting skills Required Skillsets:* Experience with VPN. WAN, LAN, TCP/IP, DNS, NIS, Active Directory, HTTPd and Tomcat or other web application servers* Databases: MySQL, distributed Elasticsearch, distributed MongoDB* Frameworks: WordPress, WooCommerce, Angular >5, Laravel, RESTful API* Corporate Components: Office 365 (administration), Jira, Confluence, GitHub, Agile, Slack, Asana, HubSpot, Mailchimp/Mandrill* Security: Firewall, web application firewalls, fail2ban, TLS/SSL, encryption* Networks: TCP/IP networking technologies - configuration and troubleshooting, load balancing, routing, switching, clustering, etc.* Proven ability to write clear, concise documentation Desired Skills:* Languages: PHP, JavaScript, python, shell, bash, SQL, Json, Query DSL* Automation: Jenkins, git, crontab, Selenium, Zabbix* Experience with Office 365 including Active Directory, Security and Compliance administration* Big Data architecture: Spark, Kafka, RabbitMQ

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