Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Credit Karma’s infrastructure team is responsible for all aspects of infrastructure operations and maintaining the highest levels of uptime to support millions of users. Responsibilities include designing systems for high-availability and security, planning and executing multiple projects, and supporting 24/7/365 site operations.  Our ideal candidate is an experienced systems engineer who thrives in fast-paced environments, enjoys multitasking, and is able to work independently or as part of a project team. Provide research, recommendations and solutions for redundancy, availability, scalability, and performance improvement.  Ability to prioritize projects and tasks based on business needs.

Key Qualifications

  •          Minimum 5-7 years in UNIX systems administration in high-volume production environments
  •          Expert knowledge of Linux (RHEL, CentOS), Apache, PHP and/or Python and MySQL
  •          Experience with  memcached, DHCP, DNS, SMTP, Linux package management, performance tuning
  •          Experience writing scripts to automate production systems, including configuration management and monitoring tools, (Puppet, Chef, Salt, Nagios, Cacti, Graphite, etc)
  •          Experience with public and private cloud technologies and virtualization.
  •          Strong understanding of TCP/IP protocol stack
  •          Background in networking is strongly preferred
  •          Participation in 24/7 on-call rotation is required for this role
  •          Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Our Ideal Candidate

  •         Information Security background 
  •        Excellent at root cause investigation and problem resolution
  •          Able to jump in and learn new systems very quickly. Self-starter, able to operate with minimal guidance
  •         Enthusiastic, motivated, and above all eager to learn something new

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