The Division :
The Constellation Real Estate Group acquires and invests in real estate software brands that are committed to providing long-
term solutions and partnerships with franchises, brokers, agents, MLSs, and associations. Over 500,000 real estate agents, teams, and brokerages across North America rely on the Constellation Real Estate Group'
s products and services to power, manage, and grow their businesses.
The Position :
We are looking for a talented individual to join our team in the role of a Linux Systems Engineer Lead who will focus improving the efficiency of our infrastructure and availability of our applications.
This candidate must have strong analysis and troubleshooting skills with experience managing enterprise class applications and infrastructure.
Strong experience with open source technologies is required.
The successful hire will be located and work out of the Contour Software Lahore office, working as part of the resource-center team, as an extension of the division-based R&D department.
Maintain site servers and hosted web applications, ensuring uptime and site responsiveness.
Provide ongoing management & support for infrastructure.
Collaborate with DevOps team to roll out and automate configuration & release of builds to Production.
Develop tools and scripts to assist with routine maintenance tasks.
Manage Linux and related open source systems (apache, nginx, bind, postfix, memcached, mysql, etc.).
Design and provide guidance on building highly available and redundant infrastructure for systems delivering 99.99% availability.
Assists in maintaining system & infrastructure documentation.
Maintain high volume messaging infrastructure including email and sms / text messaging.
Required Skills :
Proactive self-starter with the ability drive projects through to completion
7+ years recent experience
5+ years experience working with various Linux distributions (Red Hat / CentOS preferred)
5+ years experience with server virtualization technologies (e.g. VMWare, Hyper-V, Xen, etc.)
2+ years operational experience with public cloud providers (AWS, Azure, etc.)
2+ years experience managing Windows server environments
Familiarity and operational knowledge of open source systems in a mixed Windows / Linux environment
Proficient in scripting technologies (Bash, Perl, Python, etc.)
Proficiency with automation tools such as Ansible, Terraform, Puppet, etc.
Knowledge of application protocols and services (TCP / IP, DNS, SMTP, etc.)
Some understanding of SQL and database systems desired (e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL, MS SQL)
Strong analysis and troubleshooting skills including experience with related tools
Strong understanding of web applications, including deployment, management, and troubleshooting
Desired Skills :
Understanding of Cold Fusion and Java systems helpful
Experience working with and managing DevOps tools (e.g. Jenkins, Bitbucket / git, Bamboo, Octopus, etc.)
Experience with various monitoring packages (e.g. Zabbix, nagios, cacti, munin, etc.)
Experience building and maintain Elastic Search clusters desired
Understanding of email deliverability and related technologies (e.g. sender authentication, spf, dkim, etc.)
Experience working with Docker and application containerization
Experience with local and wide area networks, including Internet, MPLS, and IPSec links.
Experience managing network infrastructure, including switches, routers, & firewalls
2+ years experience with industry-standard network operating systems (preferably JUNOS)
Knowledge of network protocols & services (stp, bgp, ospf, vrrp, etc.)
Familiarity with Cisco IOS & NX-OS
JNCIA, JNCIS, CCNA, CCNP desired
Exciting Benefits we offer :
Medical Coverage Self & Dependents
Parents Medical Coverage
Employee Performance-based bonuses
Home Internet Subsidy
Profit Sharing Plan Tenured Employees Only
Child Care Facility Karachi & Lahore only
Company provided Lunch / Dinner
Professional Development Budget
Recreational area for in-house games Karachi & Lahore only
Sporadic On-shore training opportunities
Friendly work environment