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Senior Linux Systems Engineer

| Greater Boston Area

Our Opportunity:

Chewy is looking for a Senior Linux Systems Engineer to join our infrastructure department. This position can sit out of Dania Beach, FL or Boston, MA. As part of the infrastructure engineering team, the Sr Linux Systems Engineer will design, build, test, deploy, and address interoperability issues for the base Linux operating systems, supporting libraries, components, and application dependencies. Key responsibilities include engineering and deployment of complex operating system, application and hardware solutions. Additionally, the Sr Linux Systems Engineer will work with IT Operations, Development, Service Delivery, and Site Support teams to provide mentoring, documentation, analysis and resolution of escalated incidents.

What you'll do:

  • Perform system design, deployment, and administration of Linux systems (primarily CentOS)
  • Deploy and maintain orchestration and system configuration tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Terraform, etc.
  • Manage changes to systems with strong focus on security impacts
  • Collaborate with developers to architect and enhance production application deployments
  • Monitor system performance and manage capacity requirements
  • Create and maintain virtual machines templates and deployments with the appropriate distribution of Linux (CentOS)
  • Engineer and deploy access management or ssh key management system (FreeIPA, OpenLDAP ..etc)
  • Responsible for impact analysis and design modifications to existing systems to support new solutions.
  • Participate in proof of concepts to assist in defining technology direction and enabling business strategy
  • Define data retention, backup, and recovery methods and plans
  • Participate in on-call rotation for level 3 support escalations
  • Position may require some travel

What you'll need:

  • Expert level knowledge of CentOS
  • 5-10 years or more of UNIX/Linux system administration experience
  • Strong experience with virtualization, monitoring and automation
  • Understanding of DevOps principles to serve as a bridge between Infrastructure and DevOps teams
  • Skilled in Linux-related scripting (Bash, Perl, Python, etc.)
  • Experience with open source server software such as Apache, Tomcat, Memcache, or Kafka
  • Understanding and experience with compliance controls such as SOX, PCI, etc.
  • Customer-focused mindset
  • Understanding of the Release and Deployment Management processes
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP networking fundamentals

Bonus:

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer sciences or equivalent
  • Certification in ITIL
  • Knowledge of project management methodology
  • RHCE certification or similar
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • JavascriptLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • VueJSLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • GRPCFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • VerticaDatabases
    • AerospikeDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • BalsamiqDesign
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    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • UXPinDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • dotCMSCMS

Location

Located in the Fort Point neighborhood, home to many of Boston's hip and upcoming restaurants along with emerging technology companies.

An Insider's view of Chewy

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

It's refreshing being a part of a team dedicated to getting the job done, without quilting you into extra hours. While we are in the retail space, we are always supportive of the team's needs. I don't feel guilty about asking for help if I'm pressed for time and need to get back to my family. The flexibility around working from home has been great

Marcus

Senior Product Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

Our team loves working on new app features that are requested by our customers! We get the most excited when our app users send us a request and then that idea comes to life in the next app update. We take our customer’s feedback very seriously!

Eliza

Mobile Product Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Chewy gives a significant amount of freedom and autonomy to do your best work. I am able to pursue the most important objectives, and work that I really enjoy. It’s an amazing feeling to see your hard work pay off immediately and have a positive impact on the team—and something that makes life at Chewy really unique!

Rich

Human Resources Business Partner

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

Aside from the standard 1x1s and team meetings: 24/7 via text, email, chat, voice and during business hours by walking around the office engaging in conversation, listening to current challenges and proposed solutions.

Mike

VP, Software Engineering

What are Chewy Perks + Benefits

Chewy Benefits Overview

We got you covered when it comes to competitive salaries, unlimited time off, medical & dental insurance, 401k and happy hour. True to our business, we're pet-friendly and have fun pet-related perks like Paw-ternity leave for new pup parents. Of course, the biggest perk is being able to work alongside smart, driven and passionate team members who are changing the world every day.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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