Senior AWS/Linux Systems Administrator

Job Description

Oklahoma City, OK

We are looking for a Senior Linux Systems Administrator with a proven record of project completion who loves building technology solutions that are tangible and relevant to customers. We are specifically interested in candidates with 5+ years of experience supporting highly available customer-facing web applications.

This individual serves as a technical expert of systems administration in a complex mission-critical IT environment and should:

  • Possess the expertise to respond to systems malfunction or failure in a timely, effective, and complete manner
  • Fulfill complex IT requests and tasks while maintaining systems availability, performance, and security
  • Perform planning, implementation, and validation stages while operating independently
  • Maintain sensitivity to engineering deficiencies and oversights that threaten systems availability, performance, and/or security
  • Report, log, or address any issues with priority and timeliness commensurate with the degree of risk posed
  • Recognize that the success or failure of our customers, both internal external, directly depends on IT's success or failure
  • Inspire our customers to trust our competence and character, to value our contribution, and to see us as teammates

An ideal candidate...

  • is focused on customers and loves making them happy
  • is confident because he/she has "seen it before", but...
  • is self-critical and wants to continually learn from others
  • does not see any particular task as being "beneath" him/her and is willing to jump in to help when needed

Qualifications

What technology can you expect to work with? Our environment is a mix of AWS hosted Linux systems, and self-hosted Windows systems. While this particular role will be focused on the Linux side, Microsoft experience is a welcome plus. In this role, you will manage the following:

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) including:
  • EC2 Instances
  • S3
  • RDS
  • Route 53
  • Load balancing
  • Cross-region replication
  • Linux
  • Nginx
  • MySQL

Excellent benefits, salaries, all the usual perks

Aggressive compensation packages include competitive salaries and modern benefits.

Job Type: Full-time