DevOps/Systems Administrator

New York City
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Created: November 5, 2013


DevOps/Systems Administrator

New York Magazine seeks an experienced systems engineer with five or more years of experience to lead our efforts in automation and configuration management as well contribute to the administration of our systems including servers, networking and storage. The administrator will be responsible for automating and maintaining and growing a scalable, reliable, secure and highly available environment, joining a team responsible for 24x7 web environment.


Lead efforts in automation and configuration management Contribute to capacity planning and disaster recovery Establish clear, documented standards for new processes and tool usage Propose and implements system enhancements Build out a cloud infrastructure (AWS) Administer server, storage and networking systems Experience:

Continuous Integration/Continuous deployment experience Configuration Management Tools (Puppet, Chef or similar) Work closely with the development team to identify requirements and implement solutions Monitoring and Management Tools (Nagios, Zenoss or Similar) Amazon AWS server management Apache, MySQL, MongoDB, Solr administration Java VM tuning Keep all existing installs up-to-date with the latest patches and OS versions Deploy software developed by the development team to production Manage storage network and NFS servers Build and configure server hardware and associated devices. Monitor systems in our datacenter (CPU, Network IO, Disk IO, Application Health) Manage BigIP F5 load balancers Manage system-level security of our servers Manage DNS Manage backup strategy Requirements:

5+ years experience administering Redhat or other Linux operating systems Strong scripting experience (Python or programming experience a plus) Strong experience in automation Experience managing storage devices such as SAN and NAS Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills Mastery of the command line Experience with open source technologies Automation configuration management tools such as Puppet or Chef Continuous Integration services like Jenkins/Hudson Strong experience administering Apache and other web technologies Repository tools such as SVN and GIT A Plus:

VMWare MySQL database administration Monitoring tools such as Cacti or Nagios Networking experience (routers, switches, firewalls) To apply: Send a résumé and cover letter to with “DevOps - NYM” in the subject line. Please include salary requirements in your cover letter.

No phone calls, please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your resume as having been received unless your email is bounced back. EOE.


Published: Tuesday, November 5, 2013 14:58 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:44 UTC