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Senior Database Engineer/Linux Admin
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Job Location: Norwalk, CT

Job #: 15288
Title: Senior Database Engineer/Linux Admin
Job Location: Norwalk, Connecticut - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $130,000.00 - $170,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Can work in Norwalk CT, Boston MA or Rochester NY

We protect business data and provides secure connectivity for tens of thousands of the worlds fastest growing companies. Total Data Protection solutions deliver uninterrupted access to business data on site, in transit and in the cloud. Thousands of IT service providers globally rely on our combination of pioneering technology and dedicated services to ensure businesses are always on, no matter what. headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut and has offices in Monroe, Rochester, Boston, Portland, Toronto, London, Singapore, Sydney, Frankfurt, and Amsterdam.

Compares itself to Google with these additional benefits:

our people are our greatest asset, which is why we offer a comprehensive and unique benefits package. Above and beyond the typical medical, dental and vision, we also offer a generous 401k plan with a significant employer match; unlimited paid time off, educational reimbursement, fitness reimbursement, and travel subsidies for commuters. We have a patent rewards program and various other fun perks and fringe benefits, including free lunch every Friday in all of our offices globally, game floor and numerous company events.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the architecting, installation, and operation of numerous MySQL databases
  • Create, automate, provision, and deploy Linux-based MySQL systems
  • Ensure system stability, scalability, security, and performance
  • Create and maintain documentation surrounding our infrastructure
  • Think out of the box and solve complex scaling challenges
  • Work with developers to construct solutions to analytics problems

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • 7+ years of experience with Linux administration in large (100s-1000s) server environments, Ubuntu preferred
  • Must have solid configuration management skills, Puppet preferred but Ansible/Chef/Salt acceptable
  • Some experience with MySQL or PostgreSQL; or a strong willingness to learn
  • Experience troubleshooting Linux performance and stability issues
  • Experience with scripting and system automation (Bash, Python, Perl, Awk, etc.)

General Qualifications:

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skillsdocumentation skills mandatory
  • Good diagnostic expertise including problem investigation, root-cause analysis, and resolution skills
  • The desire and ability to see a problem through to a complete solution
  • Ability to quickly acquire new skills and thrive in a team-based environment
  • Ability to leave attitude at the door, be receptive to new ideas, and be able to switch projects at the drop of a hat
  • Professional and courteous attitude
  • Ability to effectively manage time and push multiple projects at once

University - Bachelor`s Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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