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Linux system engineer, Amsterdam



Amsterdam, Netherlands 

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Job Description:

We are urgently searching for a Site reliability engineer (Linux) to work in Amsterdam to work for a really interesting worldwide based end client of us, good for your resume as well! The contract position is for about one year with the possibility to extend!

Project description

You have experience managing large websites or services within the context of a large-scale web environment. You are able to execute and deliver projects in a high-pressure environment, without sacrificing quality. You are able to show personal initiative in identifying what needs to be done. You enjoy and want to automate everything so that you can sit back and relax! Google search is your best friend and open source repos and StackOverflow are your frequent stops. Scalability and reliability are super important!

Daily Responsibilities

• Participating as a member of the Site Operations team responsible for management and operation of various platforms in Amsterdam.

• Building and scaling sites which provide at least 99.95% uptime.

• Identifying SPOF (Single Points of Failure) in the platform and addressing them.

• Building of automation tools/processes using multiple scripting languages

• Working with the development teams in Amsterdam to guide architecture decisions based upon thorough knowledge of the infrastructure.

• Ensuring 2nd and 3rd line support for production environments, including on-call.

• Supporting delivery of changes and deployments to production, QA and development environments.

• Building, maintaining, securing and upgrading our Linux systems (web servers, application servers, and databases).

• Assessing system utilization to assist in troubleshooting, performance tuning, and capacity management.

Your profile

• 5+ years of hands-on experience in high-volume databases (MySQL), systems (Linux/Solaris) and networking technologies.

• Fluent with monitoring systems such as Nagios/Graphite/GDash/Grafana, etc.

• Excellent Linux administration (Debian/Ubuntu) and database administration skills.

• Install, configure, and performance tune applications written in Java/Scala/Go.

• Strong hands on experience with configuration management tools like Ansible, Puppet, or Chef.

• Experience with source control tools like git.

• Knowledge of Python or willingness to learn it.

• Write, maintain, and help enforce coding standards and best practices.

• Flexible, strongly adaptable, and able to manage multiple tasks in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

• Ability to communicate complex technical concepts clearly to peers and management.
• Passion for automation. Strive toward replacing yourself with a script.

Bonuses resumes:

• Experience with Puppet, Elasticsearch, Kibana, Hadoop, or other Big Data tools.

• You’ve used vagrant, docker, or other similar tools.

Are you interested in this assignment? Please respond ASAP with your latest resume through and let me then also know what a suitable time is to call you.

Michael Bailey International is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
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Michael Bailey Associates
12 Brook House, Chapel Place
London, United Kingdom
Phone: 00442077392022
Web Site: http://www.michaelbaileyassociates.com
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