Datto: Sr. Linux Big Data Engineer

Datto, the worlds leading provider of IT solutions delivered through managed service providers, is looking for a Senior Linux Distributed Services Engineer to join a growing team. Datto is a creative company at its core and is an exciting and dynamic workplace. We're 100% focused on our managed service provider partners and believe that with the right technology, managed service providers can change how businesses around the world operate. Datto provides data protection, business continuity, networking, business management, and file backup and sync products that empower and protect the clients of our 14,000+ partners. We're headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut and have 22 offices worldwide.

You will report to the Sr. Monitoring Engineer I - Lead.

A Look Inside the Job:

  • Participate in the architecture, installation, and operation of various Big Data systems including Hadoop, Cassandra, Elasticsearch, and Redis
  • Work with big fleets of hosts, and large scales of data
  • Learn what makes distributed systems tick by collecting and analyzing metrics
  • Ensure system stability, scalability, security, and performance
  • Solve complex scaling challenges
  • Partner with developers to construct solutions to analytics problems
  • We build and support in-house systems that feasibly work at our large-scale, using open source technologies, primarily Zabbix and others like kafka, elasticsearch, Hadoop (hbase, OpenTSDB, hdfs), redis, cassandra, Icinga, and Bosun
  • Travel on a limited basis (No more than four times per year for the quarterly department meeting in Norwalk, CT)
  • Limited on-call responsibilities (It's not bad, trust me)

About You:

  • 10+ years of experience with Linux administration (Ubuntu preferred, but it doesn't matter)
  • Willingness to participate in a small team that consists of mostly remote members
  • Intermediate knowledge of at least one Big Data technology: Cassandra, Elasticsearch, Hadoop
  • 10+ years of experience with monitoring platforms at scale, preferably Zabbix
  • Solid configuration management skills (Ansible preferred, Datto also uses Puppet, Salt)
  • Experience with scripting and system automation (Bash, Python, Perl, Awk, etc.)
  • Work well in an energized environment
  • Documentation skills mandatory
  • Excellent diagnostic expertise including problem investigation, root-cause analysis, and resolution skills
  • The desire and ability to see a problem through to a complete solution
  • You pick up on things quickly
  • Ability to effectively manage time and push multiple projects at once

Note: We are looking only for candidates willing to join us directly as W2 employees (No 3rd party candidates)

At Datto, we believe our employees are our greatest asset and offer all full-time employees a wide-ranging benefits package, including:

  • Comprehensive health-care benefits
  • Free lunch every Friday
  • Flexible paid time off policy
  • Free food, drinks, and fresh organic fruit
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Charity match program
  • Transit subsidy in select cities
  • Education reimbursement
  • And more!

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Datto is an equal opportunity employer.


Why We Work Here

Jason Ellis
Customer Experience Innovations Manager

"Every day is a new challenge in Support and with each challenge comes an opportunity to wow our customers. Being able to go home at night knowing that I helped someone else be successful is a fantastic feeling!"

Chelsea Doherty
Partner Accounts Specialist

"The people here are my favorite part of Datto. It's a really special bunch here, and the general air is a positive one. The way our CEO treats us is truly inspiring as well. Datto is completely committed to partner satisfaction from service experience to hardware standards."