--- We are looking for a Mid Level Cloud Systems Engineer/Administrator AND a Senior Level Cloud Systems Engineer/Adminstrator ----
Local.com Corporation is currently looking for a Systems Engineer with a broad range of skills and abilities to project our infrastructure into the cloud and to maintain and improve our existing cloud implementations.
Founded in 1999, Local.com Corporation is a leader in paid search Internet advertising. The primary source of revenue comes from the distribution of pay per click advertisements to hundreds of different Internet search engines.
We are looking for a self-driven system administrator to be responsible for our cloud-based deployment of a large-scale web-based application related to local shopping. This is a unique opportunity to use your experience to show off your vast knowledge of key new technologies and keep current with the latest, emerging technologies.
Monitor production instance(s), sending out notifications and creating temporary workaround solutions (e.g. create a new instance if one of the servers is unresponsive) to minimize downtime
Service scalability requests
Create/maintain failover solutions
General administration of remote Linux Servers (in both Amazon & Rackspace clouds)
Develop & maintain backup and recovery strategies for servers and databases
Troubleshoot system issues
Analyze end-to-end performance of web & database services
Build and deploy candidate systems for QA and production systems on EC2
Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair various and network systems and services
Create and maintain a proxy server
Implement general security precautions such as periodic rotating/changing of passwords and keys
Participation in on-call duty rotation
Assist with the configuration, deployment, and maintenance of datacenter servers.
Assist with maintaining accurate software and hardware inventory.
Advanced experience with Amazon Cloud Services
Network administration experience in the cloud
Linux (preferably Ubuntu)
Shell scripting (bash)
Web service deployment (Apache, Tomcat)
Experience with load balancers
Familiarity with Java and deploying Java applications
Familiarity with SQL and NoSQL servers (MySQL, couchDB)
Nagios and/or other monitoring experience
Security (LDAP, public/private keys)
Build management experience (Maven preferable)
Source control experience (Subversion preferable)
Experience with Content Distribution Networks
Bachelor’s Degree & 4 year experience, or 7 years experience without a degree
Familiar with HTTP/HTTPS, FTP, SMTP, Message queuing, HTML / XML, SOAP, Proxy servers, VPN.
Excellent organizational and communications skills
Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 50 lbs to chest height
• Competitive salary, full medical, dental, and optical benefits plus 401K plan
• Great working environment with a dynamic technology-based company
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