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Senior systems administrator Full-time

Published at 2019-01-30 - Viewed: 2038 times - Igalia in Galicia, Spain

Igalia is looking to hire a Systems Administrator, with knowledge of GNU/Linux operating systems, Free Software in general and the most common organizational tools and services, to join our systems team. The position will be located at the Igalia headquarters which is in Galicia (Spain). Igalia is an equal opportunity employer. We especially welcome candidates from under-represented groups.
Job description

Maintain Igalia networks and services. Deploy new ones if needed.
Design and lead the evolution of the Igalia systems and network architecture over time.
Support engineering teams by defining service requirements and by performing systems and hardware related tasks.
Monitor and improve systems security and network infrastructure.
Write and provide documentation for production and development systems.
Participate in external or internal projects in collaboration with other developers.

Job requirements

Fluency in written and spoken English.
Reside in or be willing to move to A Coruña (Spain) or its surrounding areas.
Be familiar with using and administering GNU/Linux.
Knowledge of Free and Open-source technologies and their dynamics is required.

In additional to the requirements listed above an ideal candidate may have knowledge of some of the following:

Infrastructure services such as LDAP, DNS, DHCP, TFTP, SMTP, IMAP, HTTP, etc.
Storage systems in Linux based on logical volume solutions such as mdadm, LVM or dm-crypt.
Networking: IP networking, routing, QoS, firewalls (IPTables) and VPN (OpenVPN).
Scripting, preferably Python and shell.
SQL (preferably PostgreSQL or MySQL).
PXE and other image server and deployment tools.
Yocto, build root and other additional distribution building systems.
Containerization, virtualization and orchestration solutions, such as: LXC, KVM, QEMU, Kubernetes, etc.
VoIP services (Asterisk).
How to adapt, improve and customize embedded systems.
Hardware specs and current products in the market and their characteristics.
Code review practices in software development, including the use of DVCS (git).
Continuous integration (CI) systems like Buildbot or Jenkins.
Web development.

We also value candidates that have a portfolio of contributions to free software projects or their development infrastructure.

Finally, if you have additional talents you think would be of value in this position please tell us about them.
Work environment

Igalia is a worker-owned, employee-run company with 18 years of experience building open source software across a wide range of exciting fields. We work on the core of such widely-deployed projects as the WebKit and Blink browser engines, the Mesa graphics drivers, the V8 and JavaScriptCore language runtimes, and the GStreamer multimedia toolkit. We are also at the cutting edge of high-speed software-defined networking with our work on Snabb Switch. At Igalia, you can develop your career in a unique environment, participating equally in the management of the company via our democratic, consensus-based assembly structure.

Igalia is a remote-friendly working environment, enabling employees all over the world to participate fully in the company culture. Our team includes employees based in Asia, Europe and the Americas, spanning across timezones and cultures.

One of the core principles of Igalia is equality, so we feel a deep and continual obligation to acknowledge and counter the structural discrimination that permeates our industry and our world. In a practical sense this means that we use principles of diversity and inclusion to help shape company policy and to maintain a safe and just work environment. We also feel that one of the best ways to accomplish these goals is to grow and maintain the diversity of Igalia itself. We welcome applicants regardless of their age, disability, gender, race, marital status, religion, sexual orientation or whatever type of systemic discrimination that they have faced.

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