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Senior Linux Systems Administrator - Linux ArchitectUnited States


Senior Linux Systems Administrator - Linux Architect

United States

You are an expert Linux systems administrator/architect looking for a chance to own all things Linux for a group. You have a track record of high level technical experience in Linux systems and are seeking to lead/mentor a team as a subject matter expert. At Webroot, in Broomfield, CO, we want to empower a new Linux professional to provide expert level support and service of mission critical systems and application for our corporate infrastructure engineering team. Webroot is a team committed to using the best tools for the job. We invest in our technical professionals providing training, career development and technology investments to make sure we have the best systems possible. You will get the freedom to deploy new technologies and applications that make sense in order to effectively do your job. Apply today!

In this job you will:
  • Operate, maintain, and trouble-shoot Linux RedHat/CentOS systems within an enterprise-server environment.
  • Install, maintain and ensure the reliability and security of computer operating system software, third party products, and server hardware infrastructure components.
  • Architect and deploy an enterprise Puppet automation system.
  • Implement O/S patches.
  • Maintain and monitor production systems.
  • Provide 24x7x365 On-Call support as part of a larger team.
  • Optimize system performance to ensure the fastest response time and system availability.
  • Provide backup support for our VMware environment.
  • Provide backup support for our SAN infrastructure.
  • Maintain best practices and procedures for patch management and operating system upgrades.
  • Diagnose and resolve problems with servers, services and associated software and hardware.
  • Use strong communication skills to assist customers and management interaction will be required during incidents, changes, and outages.
  • Develop, implement, manage and maintain procedures with guidelines for multiple platforms to meet security standards put forth by the security team.
  • Review current system and make technical/process recommendations for improving efficiency including development of scripts and automation to improve operations productivity.
You bring to the table
  • 5+ years of senior level Linux administration or Linux architecture experience in a software environment
  • Deep understanding of PHP development
    • Strong expertise of LAMP stack
  • Strong experience with Puppet and/or other automation tools
  • Progressive experience in Systems Engineering preferred
  • Ability to adapt to change.
  • Advance problems toward resolution despite obstacles, ambiguity or uncertainty and surfaces problems and issues "before" projects are derailed
  • Ability to design simple solutions to resolve complex problems and/or design flaws in existing functionality

At Webroot, we do more than secure our customers' personal computers, mobile devices and networks. We also nurture our employees' most critical assets - their talents, experience, and career aspirations. Webroot has the energy of a start-up with the strength and stability of an Internet security market leader. We foster the innovative culture you'd expect of a company that's making a statement. Webroot is a company in which you can invest yourself fully, knowing that you're not only protecting our customers around the world, but also that your talents and innovation will be recognized and rewarded. We encourage you to learn more about us and explore our job openings. Secure your future. Ensure the same for your career. Principals only - no third parties, please. Webroot Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. At Webroot, we believe in rewarding success.

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