Senior Linux Engineer

Averity - New York, NY

Our company is an internet and e-commerce pioneer with brand leadership in online travel. Our infrastructure handles billions of dollars in transactions each year and is one of the best-known travel sites in the world. We are looking for a smart, motivated, and experienced Lead Linux Systems Engineer with scripting and automation skills. We have been experiencing exciting growth and need a candidate that will lead our team to the next level. This position will report into the Director of Infrastructure as a Service and you will help us architect, design, deploy and provide tier three escalation for our evolving compute infrastructure and teams.

The ideal candidate is passionate about elevating the capabilities of themselves, server infrastructure and the team through best practice approach and automation. We operate in an agile environment and we work off a prioritized backlog. We use Scrum to complete larger scale projects and initiatives. On a given day, you may find yourself working across teams to develop/design solutions, mentoring junior engineers, automating a process, or solving a critical issue.



Increased engineering focus has surfaced gaps of coverage for critical Services like DNS, LDAP and Data Protection in the Infrastructure. Also, and critical to our business, our Cloud initiatives will require additional focus to make us successful.

The IaaS engineers are in needs of a team lead to help them better focus and modernize our core infrastructure and prepare for the additional demands that will be needed to drive the business.

What Experience We’d Like to See:

  • Expert level proficiency with Linux RHEL/CentOS. (7-10 Years+ is great)
  • Proficient in communication to multiple audience types including documentation and diagrams
  • Experience in application of Agile Methodologies
  • Have strong understanding in at least several of the following areas: VMWare, Storage, Data Protection, Monitoring and infrastructure services such as DNS, Proxy, LDAP/AD, NTP and others.
  • Shell/Python or other programming experience.
  • Ansible/Puppet/Chef - Configuration Management.
  • Experience with AWS or Google Cloud is a PLUS
  • Knowledge of web server technologies such as configuration of apache, tomcat or infrastructure services


What’s in It for You?

  • Great Salary + Bonus (140-160K+ 10-15% Bonus)
  • Growth & Training as we move deeper into Cloud
  • Leadership Opportunity
  • Great Work-Life Balance
Work For an Established Company that still operates like a startup

Posted On: Monday, August 5, 2019
Compensation: $180,000.00

Tagged: DevOps

Position Contact
Alex Dubovoy
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