Careers - STRATACACHE, A Family of Companies

Position:  Linux Administrator
Location:  Dayton, OH
Job Id:  213
# of Openings:  1

STRATACACHE provides scalable customer experiences, empowering retailers to learn deeply about their customers’ shopping preferences and behaviors, allowing for personalized shopper interaction. Our solutions deliver consumer activation at the point-of-decision, generating new sales opportunities and enhanced retail profitability. With 3 million+ software activations globally, we power the biggest digital networks for the world’s largest brands. Across the STRATACACHE family of complementary digital media/ad tech solution companies, we have the technology, expertise and track record to bring retail innovation that delivers results.
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Linux Administrator 
Stratacache is seeking a Linux Administrator to help maintain and scale our environment to meet the demands of a very quickly growing business.  This role will be focused on architecting and deploying a system monitoring and alerting platform to replace an aging and inaccurate Zabbix deployment.  The person selected for this role ideally has experience maintaining and growing a system monitoring platform previously, even better if deployed or helped deploy such a platform. Once deployed and functional, this role will be assigned other system administration duties as required.
Core Responsibilities:
  • Proactively maintain and develop all Linux infrastructure technology to maintain a 24x7x365 uptime service
  • Engineering of systems administration-related solutions for various project and operational needs
  • Maintain best practices on managing systems and services across all environments
  • Maintain, update, manage and scale several VMware environments built on vSAN
  • Fault finding, analysis and of logging information for reporting of performance exceptions
  • Proactively monitoring system performance and capacity planning
  • Manage, coordinate, and implement software upgrades, patches, hot fixes on servers
  • Create and modify scripts or applications to perform tasks
  • Provide input on ways to improve the stability, security, efficiency, and scalability of the environment
  • Collaborate with other teams and team members to develop automation strategies and deployment processes
Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 3 years Linux Administrator
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or similar relevant degree, or equivalent professional experience
  • In-depth knowledge of Linux: RedHat, CentOS, Debian, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability administering a system monitoring and alerting tool (eg, Zabbix, SolarWinds, Nagios, Icinga, etc.)
  • Familiarity with database concepts with MySQL and/or MariaDB
  • Familiarity with VMWare with vSAN as well as commercial SAN management and concepts
  • Experience in Shell, Perl, and/or Python scripting
  • Working knowledge of protocols such as DNS, HTTP, LDAP, SMTP and SNMP
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills with the ability to identify pain points and suggest project to remedy them
Schedule: Full-Time
Shift: Standard Business Hours

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