Summary: This person is responsible for working with Application Development teams to deploy and operate systems in a Linux environment. Experience with automating and streamlining operations and processes would be preferable. Essential Job Functions: Build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring and operations Responsible for troubleshooting to resolve issues in development, test and production environments Responsible for keeping production deployments with minimum downtime Establish and maintain a sophisticated monitoring service to allow quick response to systems issues 24x7x365 This worker will be on call via rotating schedule Experience with monitoring and alerting tools and researching and providing recommendations to keep system downtime to a minimum Work with team to keep off hours support schedule and processes in place including escalation points and communication plans Requirements 3 years background in Linux\/Unix Administration Experience working with Tomcat\/Apache\/JBoss (plus) Experience in production deployment with minimum downtime Experience setting up application servers and configuring them for monitoring and performance Some experience in performance tuning web servers, app servers, and other services Experience with monitoring and alerting tools and researching and providing recommendations to keep system downtime to a minimum A working understanding of scripting (e.g. Linux shell scripting) Preferred Skills: Experience with scripting languages such as Bash Shell, and\/or Python Experience with HTTP\/Proxy servers (Apache, Nginx, Squid) Experience with databases (especially MS SQL Server) Experience in Linux packaging (rpm, yum, dpkg, etc) Experience in Jira, Bitbucket, Maven and Jenkins Understanding of network protocols and adept at configuring hardware\/software firewalls Understanding of internet security and experience with SSL, TLS, load balancing schemes, certificates and other techniques for securing internet-based applications Systems performance tuning and load testing is a plus Must be committed to incorporating security into all decisions and daily job responsibilities Knowledge of Java in general and Spring libraries in particular Familiarity with web services Ability to quickly triage problems, determine root cause and drive resolution Kforce is an Equal Opportunity\/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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