- Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration
- Experience with automation/configuration management using either Puppet, Chef or an equivalent
- Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services (experience with AWS is required)
- Strong experience with SQL and MySQL (NoSQL experience is a plus, too, since we also use Redis)
- A working understanding of code and script Perl or (PHP, Python, Perl and/or Ruby) atleast one is must.
- Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service