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Title Python Developer - systems tools
Job ID 824
Position Overview Great opportunity to join the Vancouver office of California technology company. Conveniently located 1 block away from a skytrain station.
Responsibilities You will be developing systems tools to automate the administration of their service infrastructure. As a strong developer, you will be challenged and rewarded for the automation of the operations of a large scale Linux environment with hundreds of servers that deliver a high availability enterprise SaaS solution to over 1 million daily users.

Be a key contributor to the efforts in:
• Automation & Automated monitoring and system alerts
• Continuous deployment
• Configuration management
• Disaster recovery planning
• Capacity planning
• Load management
• Service reliability

Create systems documentation covering system configuration, installations, SOPs, critical incident reports.

You will also lead efforts to research new tools and technologies and make the case for their implementation through pilot projects.
Requirements
• Experience administering and troubleshooting a large Linux environment
• Proven experience using Python for automating systems administration functions
• Experience using a configuration tool like Puppet
• TCP/IP networking experience
• MySQL experience within a high availability, replicated environment
• Exposure to clustering

OTHER INFORMATION:
Participate in on-call rotation is required
Must have excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
Must be comfortable working in a fast paced dynamic team environment.
Candidates must have Canadian Citizenship or Canadian Permanent Residency status.
No relocation is available and only local residents will be considered at this time.
This is a full-time employee position, Contractors will not be considered.

To apply for this job send us your resume for this specific position to:

824.blackshire@hiredesk.net

General information on BlackShire can be found on our website. www.blackshire.com

All applications are treated confidentially. We will not disclose your name or send your resume to any client without first discussing the opportunity with you.

No fee will be charged to any individual seeking or obtaining employment through our company.
City Vancouver
Province British Columbia [BC]
Position type Permanent
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