Linux DevOps Engineer

  • Location
    San Francisco, New York
  • Category:
    IT - IT
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:

Intake Notes and Corporate Sizzle:

*someone is relocating to India and they will open an India office. this will be an addition to boost coverage.
* seeking a candidate that has a Linux background, cloud dev ops, looking for a Manager/Lead level, prefer someone on the cusp of becoming a Manager or someone that has a year of experience so still very hands up.
*Linux a must and Azure a really strong preferred - like really wants them to have it
*up to 170K
*critical role as there is a strategic component - will help out globally
*only need one for now but could become more over time.
*there will be a test for this role
*open to AWS if don't have Azure; Azure is not on the test. BUT Azure people are the priority

  • they have been hiring all over the country during the pandemic
  • can be full remote or local to any office for all tech positions
  • didn't have to layoff anyone during the pandemic
  • just opened offices in AZ and Athens, Greece; next venture is international
  • growth rate was 32% last year; company is in major growth mode
  • most roles are open based on growth vs turnover

    Guidepoint’s Engineering team thrives on problem solving and creating happier users. As Guidepoint works to achieve its mission of making individuals, businesses, and the world smarter through personalized knowledge-sharing solutions, the engineering team is taking on challenges to improve our internal CRM system and create new products to optimize the seamless delivery of our services.

    As a Senior DevOps Engineer you will be an instrumental part of the engineering team and will be the key person keeping all systems operational.


  • Install, configure and security harden Redhat/Centos equivalent Linux
  • Install Apache, configure Vhosts, SSL, modules
  • Install PHP and configure PECL/PEAR libraries
  • Setup database connectivity to SQL Server
  • Install and setup Solr/Elastic Search (ELK) Clusters
  • Install and configure in-memory key/value storage Redis. RedisCluster and Sentinel
  • Install SupervisorD, setup daemonized Linux processes
  • Install RabbitMQ
  • Install and configure Nginx.
  • Install and configure NodeJS,, AngularCLI, Forever
  • Ansible Playbooks
  • Azure DevOps
  • Deploy and configure software on application servers.

  • 7+ years of experience working as a DevOps Engineer
  • Experience managing a Dev-Ops resource
  • Versed at setting up SystemD processes, Cron jobs, SELINUX, parsing logfiles, configuring logical and physical partitions
  • Scripting in Puppet or Ansible preferred.
  • Extremely comfortable with Git
  • Comfortable with proxying, loadbalancing, sticky sessions, regex, modifying headers, LUA scripting
  • Experience with Azure highly preferred
  • SQL skills
  • About Guidepoint:

    Guidepoint, a leading expert network firm, connects clients with vetted subject matter experts—Advisors—from their global professional network. Guidepoint clients leverage the insights and perspectives shared by Advisors to stay informed and make better business decisions. Its slate of services, including phone consultations, surveys, events and proprietary data insights products, help professionals gain comprehensive understanding of a topic before making strategic or investment decisions. Guidepoint’s multinational client list includes 9 of the top 10 consulting firms and some of the largest hedge funds, private equity firms and Fortune-ranked public companies.


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