Job Description

Priority Payment Systems- Information Technology

We are looking for a senior 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 10+ Years’ production experience with Linux (Red Hat or Centos preferred)
  • Minimum 6+ Years’ experience in system programming. (Bash, Python, or Go preferred)
  • Minimum 2+ Years’ experience supporting Kafka clusters.
  • Minimum 4+ Years’ experience working in virtualized environments (VMware highly preferred)
  • Minimum 4+ Years’ experience supporting development operations, including project coordination
  • 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