October 3, 2017

Senior DevOps Engineer (Linux, Perl, AWS)

comScore is seeking a Linux systems engineer to join its world-class Open Source Engineering team within IT Operations. The right candidate will provide essential support for comScores critical internal infrastructure, utilities and core services. They will ensure various services and technologies including data collection, enterprise monitoring, MySQL, DNS, domains, and SSL certificates continue to function, deliver, and optimally perform 24/7.

As we'll be moving toward a hybrid cloud/virtual environment, and experience in VMWare and/or AWS is really a great addition to what we're looking for. 

What You'll Do In This Role:

  • Perform day-to-day system administration duties on Linux servers across comScore's environments, supporting business-critical systems
  • Respond to and resolve incident tickets and monitoring alerts
  • Automate common procedures used to resolve incidents and monitoring alerts
  • Standardize and document common procedures that cant be easily automated for hand-off to other resources or teams for execution
  • Participate in rotating 24x7 on call schedule of production systems

What You'll Need In This Role:

  • Fluent in Perl or similar scripting languages for developing Linux applications
  • Fluent in the Linux command line and adept with system administrative tasks on a Redhat Linux platform. Experience with CentOS 7 is highly desired. 
  • Experience in Puppet configuration management is preferred, with the ability to read/translate Puppet code, and write modules. 
  • Experience collaborating and managing source code with Git
  • Excellent oral, written and computer communication skills with strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Able to work closely in a collaborative role with other team members
  • Able to manage day to day tasks while fielding interruptions
  • Self-starter type of individual, willing to take on tasks and ask for help as needed

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with Hadoop and MySQL is preferred, as well as PostGRES
  • Understanding of basic networking and common internet protocols is preferred
  • Experience with AWS or VMWare would be very helpful

About comScore:  comScore, Inc. (OTC: SCOR) is a leading cross-platform measurement company that measures audiences, brands and consumer behavior everywhere. 

comScore is a recognized global leader in cross-platform measurement of audiences, advertising and consumer behavior. Built on precision and innovation, comScore combines proprietary TV, digital and movie viewing data with vast demographic details to measure consumers’ multiscreen behavior at scale. With more than 3,200 clients and a global footprint that spans more than 75 countries, comScore is delivering the future of media measurement.

EEO Statement: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Senior DevOps Engineer (Linux, Perl, AWS)
Req ID: 20584

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