Bloom Health: Linux System Administrator

Posted by | November 23, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: Minneapolis, MN

URL: http://www.gobloomhealth.com

Bloom Health is dedicated to helping employers
and their employees find better health care, together.  Using a defined contribution approach,
Bloom helps employers determine how much to spend on health care, and then
helps employees find the most suitable health insurance and health programs on
which to spend their health care dollars.
POSITION DESCRIPTION
Role: Linux System Administrator
Department: IT
What We Are Looking For:
Bloom Health is seeking an experienced
Linux system administrator for its cloud-hosted Linux systems.  Bloom relies on Amazon’s EC2 clouds for
hosting our custom Grails application and needs administrators who can help
support the growth and operations of this environment.  Our dynamic environment and fast-paced
development team drive our administrators to be part traditional Sysadmin, and
part infrastructure engineer with a focus on infrastructure as code.  We leverage IaaS whenever possible and
our admins specialize in management of these resources, rather than
administering hardware.
If
you are experienced in:
·     
Linux
administration, specifically CentOS and Ubuntu
·     
Amazon
EC2 and S3
·     
Grails,
Groovy and JAVA application hosting and support
·     
Cloud
Management tools such as Rightscale
·     
Infrastructure
automation tools such as Chef and Puppet
·     
Automation
of builds and deploys using tools such as Hudson/Jenkins
·     
Scripting
languages including Ruby and shell
·     
Apache,
Tomcat and MySQL
Then Bloom wants
to talk to you! Our administrator is responsible for making sure that computing
resources are designed, implemented and operated to support our customers.
Our administrators are expected to:
·     
Deliver
continuous improvement of scripts and templates for cloud resources
·     
Operate
and monitor multiple public-facing web applications
·     
Manage
development repositories, build automation and application deployment
activities
·     
Design
and implement interfaces to external partners and customers
·     
Keep
current on relevant technologies, while always searching for the next best
thing
·     
Secure
the operations and data of the Bloom applications against theft, loss or
disasters
Other Requirements:
 
·     
Bachelor’s
degree in Computer Science
·     
5
years of Linux system administration experience
·     
Experience
and practical knowledge of agile development process
·     
High
level of detail orientation and demonstrated follow through on ad hoc projects
·     
Excellent
communication and interpersonal skills
·     
Ability
to work in highly dynamic environment with minimal supervision
 
If You Have Any of These Skills, It’s a Bonus:
·       
Experience
working in a start up or emerging growth organization
·       
Proven
track record of dealing with ambiguity and constant change well
 
Why
should you apply?
Bloom makes an investment in its employees. From
day one, employees are encouraged to develop their careers and Bloom supports
this through vigorous training opportunities and enrichment activities. You can
bloom at Bloom Health.

To apply: Bloom Health, www.gobloomhealth.com, is in downtown Minneapolis. To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to jobs@bloomhealthco.com. To receive updates on open positions, follow @BloomHealth on Twitter and Facebook.

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