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Full-time Senior Systems Engineer

at Dealer in Vermont | VT Jobs

Skills:Senior Systems Engineer
Location:Burlington, VT
Area Code:0 is seeking an experienced Systems Engineer to join our Systems Engineering team supporting our mission-critical infrastructure. We are looking for an individualwith proven Linux and networking expertise, who has supported a wide variety of technologies found in a modern-day web hosting environment. This individual needs to be a quick learner who is security-minded! The individual we are seeking will help us support our thousands of hosted customers utilizing the latest and greatest open source technologies. has been revolutionizing the Automotive Industry by empowering its customers with the best technology solutions since its 1998 inception. Some of's recent awards include: 2010 Top Rated Website provider (, the fastest growing company in VT (Vermont Business magazine), and a 2010 Top Small Company Workplace (Inc. Magazine)! At we work hard and live well. Come join us!

In this role you will:

Analyze our network for performance and security gains, and design and implement them

Work closely with team leads and architects to to identify security holes in the WAN/LAN

Contribute to the network design and implementation in's new production datacenter

Automate: Strive for efficiency through automation of repetitive tasks

Develop tools for other teams self-service

Share our pager rotation

Partner with the rest of engineering to build our infrastructure on time and on budget

Contribute to the outstanding culture at


6+ years Linux System Administration and/or demonstrated ability

6+ years Network Administration

Deep experience with the following technologies:


Fluent in one or more practical programming languages (perl, python, etc.) plus comfort in shell scripting

Solid foundation in the administration of networking equipment, specifically HP and Cisco.

Solid understanding and experience with the following: DNS, Virtualization, MySQL, Java web server administration, SMTP, Networking, Load balancers, Web servers, Monitoring, Capacity planning tools

Ability to design projects and see them through from inception to completion

Experience training junior members in technology, and leading technology projects

Communication - spoken and written - documentation is critical

Linux Build and Deployment tools (Kickstart, RPM packaging, Yum, etc

Centralized Authentication (LDAP, etc.)

Source Control Systems

Java Search Engines (solr/lucene/etc.)

Distributed Caches

Distributed Filesystems

Cloud technologies (filesystems, VMs, etc.)

Content Delivery Networks

Capacity planning tools

Knowledge of the following technologies/concepts a plus: Distributed Computing Concepts and Implementations (MapReduce, Hadoop etc)

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