Kajeet, Inc. - Telecommunications

Linux Systems Admin (AWS)
McLean, VA - United States
Kajeet, Inc.
Position Type: Full-time
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Industry: Telecommunications
Category: Engineering
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Experience: 5-Year
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Relocation Covered:

About Kajeet

Kajeet, Inc. is all about innovation. Through its three brands, Kajeet, Arterra Mobility, and Otarris, the company is a leading wireless solutions provider enabling companies, education, and telecom service providers to customize the fast-moving world of wireless services to fit their needs. Arterra Mobility, a division of Kajeet, is the leading mobile virtual network enabler, having launched the top two MSO MVNO’s, and provides the Sentinel IoT platform to a wide variety of enterprises. Kajeet is the leading wireless solution provider in K-12, helping students in over 1000 school districts. Otarris provides innovative and optimized wireless solutions to the SMB market. For more than 15 years, we have built upon our deep expertise and agility in delivering highly configurable, unique solutions. Our management team is composed of industry experts who seek an open environment for innovation, personal growth, and making a difference. Our fast-paced culture and focus on teamwork means you will never be bored and have an opportunity to strengthen your professional career. The wireless world is constantly changing; we want you to be part of that journey.

Dev/Ops Engineer

We are looking for a Dev/Ops Engineer that will play a key role in maintaining and improving the MVNE/MVNA solutions we provide to the market. The Arterra platform incorporates a wide variety of features, including scalable website & ecommerce hosting, rating, billing and array of integration capabilities with external partners using web APIs, AAA/Diameter and other technologies. This is a very hands-on role which will involve working with our engineering and operations departments, building and maintaining production environments in AWS and physical data centers.

A Day in the Life Will Likely Include:

Build and maintain infrastructure on AWS environment
Migrate existing services from physical data centers to AWS cloud
Write scripts to automate operations and server management
Maintain QA and Production configuration using automation tools
Build and maintain operations tools for monitoring, notifications, trending, and analysis.
Define, create, test, and execute operations procedures.
Troubleshoot production issues
Install OS updates/hotfixes/patches/service packs
Work with Application Developers to automate builds and software deployments to QA & production
Maintain and enhance the Continuous Integration & Deployment environment
Document current and future configuration processes and policies.

Sounds good? What You’ll Need to Land this Job:

Key characteristics of the right individual are a desire and passion to take-on a broad set of responsibilities. This job will require the individual to rapidly understand our technology and work with multiple partners.

Minimum of 3-5 years experience with building and maintaining production environments in large-scale consumer enterprises.
At least 3 years of practical experience with most if not all of the following components of AWS: VPC, EC2, ELB, EBS, Route53, S3, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, IAM, Redshift, DirectConnect, RDS, SNS, SQS, Lambda
Experience administering web services on Linux using Apache/Tomcat/Oracle
Fluent in AWS CLI
Experience with high availability and scalability in AWS
Fluent in Linux (RedHat/CentOS/Amazon) administration & shell scripting (BASH)
Comfortable with one of the programming/scripting languages: Python, Ruby
Hands on experience with configuration tools like Salt, puppet, Chef, Ansible, Terraform
Production experience developing, configuring and supporting monitoring systems, alerting and analytics (e.g., Sumo Logic, OpManager, AppD etc)
Familiar with source control tools GIT & SVN
Experience with Continuous Integration tools (TeamCity and/or Jenkins preferred)
Proficient in creating technical documentation & architectural diagrams
Experience working in an entrepreneurial environment with a strong sense of ownership.
Strong problem resolution, troubleshooting, and QA skills
Experience in telecom systems preferred

The Good Stuff :

We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive compensation, commensurate with experience, and our extensive benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and vision benefits and future growth opportunities within the company. Plus, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.

Kajeet is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other classification protected by law.