System Administrator with Cloud experience

Guadalajara, Mexico

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.

DESCRIPTION


Currently we are looking for a System Administrator with Cloud experience for our Guadalajara office to make the team even stronger.

We value individuality and we are highly interested in motivated people with a desire to grow as we do not believe in micro-management.

We look and strive for excellence and we are interested in individuals who want to grow, develop, innovate and learn.

As a System Administrator, you will be a member of cross functional teams and will support DevOps Automation efforts for transition/implementation of DevOps approach to a cloud and non-cloud computing environment. The job will include developing DevOps strategy, along with implementation and/or integration of Version Control, Build Systems, Deployment, Repository Systems along administrative and support. Strong oral and written communication skills are necessary and individual who is self-motivated and eager to research and identify solutions critical to the public, need to be a DevOps evangelist.

Responsibilities

  • Manage technical aspects of end-to-end release lifecycle for applications delivered by development team, from a DevOps stand point;
  • Work on release automation (continuous deployment);
  • Work on Build automation (continuous deployment);
  • Establish the final release configuration;
  • Participate in auditing of performance and security issues discovered during the release process;
  • Onboard new functionalities related to deployment process, update DevOps strategy accordingly;
  • Improve the communication between Development and Operations teams -> DevOps;
  • Work as part of a wider development stream and work directly with developers and business analysts as well;
  • Actively collaborate with Solution Designers and Architects for solution using DevOps;
  • Design, implement and design any tool related to DevOps architecture.

Requirements

  • 3+ years’ experience as a SysAdmin with some development experience or DevOps;
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field;
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills in English;
  • Strong Scripting experience (Bash, Perl, Ruby, Python, etc.);
  • Cloud experience with any cloud provider (AWS or Azure or Google cloud platform or Rackspace, OpenStack, OpenShift or SoftLayer, etc.);
  • Experience with production support (critical environments);
  • Experience handling high severity issues;
  • Troubleshooting experience;
  • Escalation procedure experience;
  • Webservers (Apache/Tomcat);
  • Strong Linux experience (Linux Administration and Troubleshooting);
  • Good knowledge of SQL;
  • Web servers: Apache, Nginx;
  • Application servers: Tomcat, JBoss;
  • Collaboration and project management tools: Perforce, Jira;
  • Version control systems (GIT, SVN);
  • Virtualization Platforms (KVM/XEN/LXC/VMWare);
  • OpenStack and cloud orchestrators;
  • Quick learning of new tools;
  • Experience with troubleshooting.

Nice to have

  • Experience with any configuration management tool (Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack, Chef, etc.);
  • Continuous integration systems: Jenkins, TeamCity;
  • Familiarity with ServiceNow and Jira;
  • Experience with virtualization;
  • Familiarity with monitoring tools like AppDynamics, Nagios, Zabbix;
  • HA DataBase Management, including NoSQL (MySQL, MSSQL, Postgre, MongoDB, Cassandra);
  • Network and Load Balancing technologies;
  • Monitoring platforms (SCOM, NewRelic, Zabbix, Nagios, Dynatrace);
  • CDN: Akamai (DSA, NetStorage), Amazon (CloudFront, EC2, S3);
  • Log analysis (Logstash, Splunk).

We offer

  • Career plan and real growth opportunities in the company;
  • Hired directly by EPAM;
  • 100% under payroll;
  • Law benefits (IMSS, INFONAVIT, 15 days December, bonus, 25% vacation bonus, Mexican holidays plus December the 24th and 31st);
  • Major medical expenses insurance;
  • Dental insurance;
  • Life insurance;
  • 13 % employee savings fund;
  • Vacations starting with 10 days plus 2 floating days;
  • 30 days leave for the following purposes: maternity leave/adoption;
  • 5 days for regular paternity leave or adoption;
  • Constant training and certifications;
  • Flexible work schedule;
  • Relaxed dress code;
  • Mobility plan with our other sites (25 countries);
  • Relocation plan within México.

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