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Senior Linux Engineer

Company: NMI
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

NMI develops the most trusted payment software for mobile, online and in-store that is relied on in 38 countries, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. With offices in Bristol, Chicago, Salt Lake City, Los Angeles and New York, our payment technology powers millions of customers worldwide, ensuring they can take payments worth billions, securely and reliably. You've probably used our software when ordering a burger, paying for parking or booking a train ticket - without realizing it!Keeping these payment systems running smoothly is a mission-critical task. We are looking for a dynamic and growth-oriented Sr. Linux System Administrator to contribute to the development of our back-end payments products. This position is expected to interface with management and lead the implementation of our back-office systems. Additionally, the engineer is expected to provide cross-disciplinary technical leadership to infrastructure teams and directly contribute to scaling next generation payment systems.Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff members.
  • Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.
  • Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.
  • Develop custom tools, automate processes, and implement monitoring.
  • Develop automated provisioning, and self-healing automation.
  • Perform incident resolution and root cause analysis of outages and implement solutions to systematic failures.
  • Interest in helping transform systems and processes to handle sustained growth
  • Automate server builds using configuration management, operating system migration, and integration of monitoring tools and metrics
  • Operate and maintain production and development systems in a Linux/Unix environment
  • Assist existing systems team with monitoring and managing system resources, system logs, back-up and recovery, continuity of operations, security, patching software, and storage management
  • Participate in the system team's on-call rotation for production outages
  • Troubleshoot operations and database issues for internal and external customers.
  • Deploy application updates, manage infrastructure, and ensure system and network security.--- Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems by ensuring they are in the current release and patch levels for CentOS and other system software installed on the servers.
    • Sets up administrator and service accounts.
    • Maintains system documentation--- Develops and implements testing strategies and documents results.
      • Provides advice and training to end-users.--- Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
        • Programs in an administrative/scripting languages.
        • Participates in special projects as required.Requirements
          • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
          • 7+ years of directly related experience in in Linux/Unix systems engineering, architecture and analysis.--- Scripting experience required
            • Knowledge and experience with CentOS architecture
            • Experience with Linux system administration.--- Experience in Developer Operations (DevOps) or Site Reliability (SRE). --- Experience with Kubernetes, Docker, configuration management, and monitoring tools.
              • Experience in full-stack development or directly supporting full-stack development.
              • Experience with CI/CD infrastructure like Jenkins, Ansible, Terraform
              • Demonstrated experience working with virtualization technologies (e.g., KVM, Xen, Citrix, VMware)
              • Working knowledge of installation and configuration management tools (e.g. Chef, Puppet, Ansible)
              • Practical knowledge of information security best practices
              • Familiarity with networking technologies Including NAT (Network Address Translation), high availability, and load balancingBenefits
                • Competitive base salary, paid semi-monthly
                • 40 hours week with flexible time
                • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
                • Life, ADD, Short-term and Long-term Disability insurance
                • 401k matching up to 4% after two months of service
                • Flexible Spending Account/Dependent Care/Transit and Commuting Account
                • Vacation and Sick time
                • Paid Holidays
                • Gym membership discount
                • Fun Culture Events (March Madness tournament, 80's day, Chili Cook-off, summer/winter parties)
                • Casual dress
                • Bonusly reward scheme
                  Equal OpportunityNMI is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation or sexual identity, genetic information, citizen status (except those that do not have the legal right to be employed in the United States), disability, military service, service member, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.Please be aware that all offers of employment are made subject to receipt of satisfactory background and financial checks.Please be aware that NMI does not operate a license for the sponsorship of those who are not already eligible to work within the US. Unfortunately, therefore we cannot process any application from individuals unable to provide documentary evidence of their eligibility to commence work in the US.For internal use: IndHPr

Keywords: NMI, Schaumburg , Senior Linux Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Schaumburg, Illinois

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