Jr. Linux Sys Admin / Release Coordinator
Alert Logic, based in the Galleria area of Houston, TX, is seeking to hire a Junior Systems Administrator / Release Coordinator for our growing DevOps team. The Junior Systems Administrator will be responsible for both Linux Systems Admin as well as coordinating the deployments of enterprise software to pre-production environments.
•Maintain accurate release plans including all the details necessary to support the smooth migration of software from Dev to QA to Staging to Production.
•Coordinate release communication and activities between Project Management, Release Management, Platform Team, Application Team, Support Team, Infrastructure Team, Product Management, Marketing, and the Change Approval Board.
•Accurately track approvals and change events for a rapidly changing release schedule by reconciling reports from multiple sources.
•Optimally schedule physical and virtual infrastructure resources according to competing project needs that will be in a state of flux.
•Perform Systems Administration on our Linux products.
•Believe in Issue ownership, from identification through resolution
•Communicate effectively with team members.
•1+ year of Linux Systems Administration experience supporting software development.
•Scripting skills in bash and at least one other scripting language (Python, Perl, etc).
•Bachelor’s degree in CS, CE or other technical field.
•Outstanding accuracy and attention to detail.
•Excellent follow-through skills (chasing down repeat offender process dodgers)
•Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
•Understanding of various kinds of technical infrastructure: (Servers, databases, networks, switches, SAN’s, VM’s, etc.).
•Understanding of software development project lifecycles.
•Highly accurate; clear and concise written and verbal communication. Professional demeanor.
•Must be willing to be available outside of normal business hours for emergency change activities.
•Release Management or Change Management Experience.
Alert Logic Security-as-a-Service offers service providers and enterprise customer’s four distinct advantages: market leading security tools, a fully outsourced and managed SaaS delivery model, integrated 24x7 Security Operations Center (SOC) services to monitor and provide expert guidance, and the ability to deploy wherever a customer has IT infrastructure -- including the cloud. With more than half of the largest managed hosting and cloud service providers using these services to secure their customer environments, Alert Logic is increasingly viewed as the de facto standard for securing infrastructure in hosted and cloud environments.
Please apply on our website if qualified!