• Senior Linux Administrator

    Location US-UT-American Fork
    Job ID
    Systems Engineering
  • Summary


    Sling TV L.L.C. provides an over-the-top (internet delivered) television experience on TVs, tablets, gaming consoles, computers, smartphones, smart TVs and other streaming devices. Distributed across a variety of strategic device partners, including Google, Amazon, Apple TV, Microsoft, Roku, Samsung, LG, Comcast, and many others, Sling TV offers two primary domestic streaming services that collectively include more than 100 channels of top content. Featured programmers include Disney/ESPN, Fox, NBC, AMC, A&E, EPIX, Starz, NFL Network, NBA TV, NHL Networks, Pac-12 Networks, Hallmark, Viacom, and more. For Spanish-speaking customers, Sling Latino offers a suite of standalone and extra Spanish-programming packages tailored to the U S. Hispanic market.  And for those seeking International content, Sling International currently provides more than 300 channels in 20 languages (available across multiple devices) to U.S. households. 


    Sling TV is the #1 Live TV Streaming Service  Sling TV is a next-generation service that meets the entertainment needs of today’s contemporary viewers. Visit We are driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win – it’s in our DNA. We’re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    The Systems Administrator is responsible for day-to-day administration of all Information Systems and services in the enterprise. This includes but is not limited to analyzing, designing, installing, maintaining, and repairing hardware, software, peripherals, and networks. Superior troubleshooting and technical support abilities with migrations, network connectivity, and security and database applications is critical. Customer service and the ability to develop exceptional relationships with co-workers, management, and end users is a top priority.
    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for all aspects all of operations of the SlingTV service.
    • Work as one of the teams Linux experts by assisting with administering mission-critical software such as databases and web application servers.
    • Python and Bash scripting along with Salt Stack configuration and management.
    • Monitor system logs and activities by participating in a 24 x 7 on-call rotation.
    • Assist with security audit and compliance tasks.
    • Document architecture and essential function methodologies by methodical troubleshooting, clear communications, and attention to detail.

    Skills - Experience and Requirements

    A Qualified Senior Linux Administrator with have the following:

    • Bachelors degree in related field or 5+ years experience required.
    • 5+ years experience working with Linux and VMWare and scripting in Bash or Python.
    • In-depth knowledge of Apache, HTTP, TCP/IP, DNS, Varnish, NFS, Linux and other open source software.
    • Provide on-call support on a rotational basis as assigned.
    • Experience the following: Splunk, Zenoss, PagerDuty, New Relic, SaltStack, vCenter and administering virtulized servers, Atlassian based software (Bitbucket, Jira, Confluence), H/A (High Availability) services.
    • Moderate experience in: CentOS 7 and Ubuntu 14.04/16.04.




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