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UNIX Admin/Python Programmer (REMOTE)

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  • Kentucky, USA
  • May 14, 2019

Job Description


Unix Admin/Python? programmer


This Unix
admin/Python programmer position in Network Business Intelligence - Engineering
Applications (NBI-Apps) will be working in a fun, challenging, fast-paced
environment using Agile methodologies to support and develop automation systems
and processes.? Projects are in support
of data quality initiatives that will enable the Engineering arm of Windstream
to function more efficiently and effectively.?
We are looking for a Linux administrator capable of handling and
managing over 40 servers running RHEL/Centos 6 and 7.?? You will also be tasked with writing Python
scripts to aggregate device information from various equipment supporting
Windstream?s network service offerings and other Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) operations.? This position demands a self-starter who is
comfortable organizing theirs and other developers? work to achieve goals.

Job Responsibilities

Build, automate, and
support infrastructure.

Bring your ideas for framework and tools.

??????? Automate
manual activities with scripting and other tools

??????? Create
dashboards to monitor our servers.

??????? Ensure
disaster recovery procedures are in place, participate in DR dry runs, automate
steps wherever possible.

??????? Monitor
all server environments, ensure each are healthy, and have the latest patches
and security components installed.

??????? Provide
system documentation as needed: including architectural diagrams, process, and
data flowcharts.

??????? Development
of ETL logic using Python and CloverETL to support business intelligence needs.

??????? Build
reusable code and libraries for future use.

??????? Manage
work through Agile tools and methodology, collaborative repositories, issue
tracking platforms, and wikis.

Manage projects through completion via
coordinatinon of cross-functional groups.

??????? Effective
communication in person and through Microsoft Teams, Jira, Confluence, and

??????? Independent
project execution with minimal oversight.

Provide technical mentorship for the team.

Essential Skills

Strong working experience with servers,
virtualization, hypervisors.

Experience building DevOps function from the
ground up.

Experience with any modern Linux distro,
especially RHEL or Centos.

Familiarity with package creation for any distro

Solid scripting skills, ability to trouble shoot
complex solutions and derive at appropriate actions to take.

Experience with scripting languages (Python,
bash, Perl, etc.).

Experience with Docker / Kubernetes.

Experience with RDBMS technologies, particularly

Knowledge of basic networking (Firewalls, NAT,
Routing, IPTables, etc.).

??????? Experience
selecting and implementing the right technology

??????? Experience
in training the company/organization as to what devops does and how it?s done

??????? drive
to succeed and improve personally to add value to the role, team, and company.

relentlessly curious, resourceful, collaborative, and inventive.

team player and communicator.

organized and meticulous.

attitude with the desire to solve problems in elegant and creative ways.

Desired Skills

Proficiency with code
versioning tools such as Git.

Familiarity with build & release automation
tools and methodologies like Gitlab CI, or Jenkins

Familiar with any Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
tools such as Ansible or Saltstack

Experience in use and/or development with:




Microsoft Teams

Knowledge of basic network
technologies like IPv4, IPv6, SONET, Ethernet, etc.

Familiar with various
functional areas pertaining to telecommunications networks:

Circuit design

Traffic engineering

Network system design

Equipment planning

Experience with Hadoop/big data technologies.

Experience working with large, disparate


Minimum Requirements:? College degree and 3-5 years experience or 7 years equivalent related Engineering/Technical experience or a combination of education and related Engineering/Technical experience required.Desired Qualifications: Ability to stay current with the economical and technological developments in the industry.


Job Category: Engineering
Locations: 301 N Main St Ste 5000 -US-South Carolina-Greenville\ -US-Kentucky-Lexington\ -US-New York-Rochester\ -US-North Carolina-Charlotte\\ -US-Iowa-Hiawatha\ -US-Georgia-Atlanta\ -US-Colorado-Denver

EEO Statement:
Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. Equal Opportunity Employer including minority/female/disability/veteran; Without regard to: race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. Windstream is a drug-free workplace.