Job Description

Priority Payment Systems-PPS

Our client in the Alpharetta area is looking for a linux platform engineer to join their growing team. This position will ensure the reliability, stability, and availability of systems across a multi-datacenter environment.


  • Support, manage, troubleshoot Big Data technologies (Elasticsearch, Kafka, Hadoop, Redis, MemSQL)

  • Support and manage Docker/Kubernetes container platform, working directly with developers to implement new features and tooling.

  • Collaborate across multiple teams to troubleshoot and resolve platform issues

  • Assess utilization trends and make appropriate design and implementation recommendations to scale the architecture

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 4+ Years’ production experience with Linux (Red Hat or Centos preferred) 

  • Minimum 2+ Years’ experience in system programming. (Bash, Python, or Go preferred)

  • Minimum 2+ Years’ experience working in virtualized environments (VMware highly preferred)

  • Minimum 2+ Years’ experience supporting Production Docker (Kubernetes highly preferred)

  • Production Kubernetes experience

    • Container overlay networking (Weave)

    • Ingress controllers (Nginx preferred)

    • On premises/roll your own

  • Configuration management tools (puppet preferred)

  • Experience with Git, Github, Bitbucket/Stash, etc.

  • Building custom infrastructure support tools to automate production processes

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Skills:

  • ELK Stack (At scale/clustered)

  • Hadoop (Hortonworks)

  • Redis

  • MySQL

  • Grafana / Prometheus / Monitoring