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Linux System Administrator

Company: Identity Automation
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview: At Identity Automation, we understand the unique challenges that educators, faculty, students, and even parents face. That's why we created RapidIdentity, an identity and access management (IAM) platform, used by hundreds of school districts, colleges, and universities to provide secure and agile online access that digitally connects students to their learning environment. By putting the unique identities of both educators and students at the heart of the learning process, RapidIdentity helps academic institutions unlock their potential and provide a safer, more personalized learning experience.About the Role:Linux Administrators are responsible for managing, securing, and maintaining our customer-facing and internal cloud infrastructure and applications. Extensive, hands-on experience with virtualized Linux environments is a must. Data security is a top priority.This is a key role within the technology group, requiring a conscientious professional with software security experience.Responsibilities:Manage containerized applications in production and testing Linux environmentsShare the responsibility for architecture, service installation, application upgrades, system monitoring, proactive alerting, vulnerability management, documentation, and cost controlAutomate routine tasksDefine requirements, design architecture, and automate deployments with internal and external customersPartner with the development and security teams to ensure a reliable and secure solution, and continually work to improve itProvide continuing documentation for all processes, procedures and changes, AWS metrics, and alarms, along with playbook responsesMaintain expertise in AWS managed services and toolsEnforce and improve existing change management processesParticipate in an on-call rotationQualifications:Extensive experience managing, troubleshooting, and automating administration of headless Linux, including:Networking, routing, firewalls, NATPostgreSQL/MySQL database administrationShell scripting in bash (or other language)Management of NFS sharesMonitoring of systems via common toolsLog aggregationTroubleshooting Java applicationsBackup and restore processesGeneral web communication and API knowledge, like REST, SOAP, SAML, SSL certificatesHands-on experience building solutions on AWS technologies, including: VPC, EC2, S3, RDS, EKS, Route53, WAF, Systems Manager, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, Lambda, SNS, CodeCommitEFS/EBS/FSx provisioningAbility to explain, architect, and deploy complex solutionsAttention to detail, excellent organizational skills, superior time management skills and ability to work with minimal supervisionPreferred Qualifications:Certifications in Kubernetes, AWS, security, or server technologies Prefer experience with container orchestration technologies, like Kubernetes, and management, architecture, monitoring, and support of:Prometheus, Grafana, AlertManager, FilebeatBuilding dockerfilesnginx ingressesKustomizeExperience delivering infrastructure-as-code using technologies like Terraform, CloudFormation, and AnsibleExperience with source control management systems, repositories, and CI/CD platforms in a software development shop, preferably using git and GitLab Education:Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related field is preferredMinimum five years of experience in a related positionPowered by JazzHRrHsImhjmRmby Jobble

Keywords: Identity Automation, Houston , Linux System Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Houston, Texas

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