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  • ID: 497107
  • Posted: 12/6/2021
  • Location: Colorado Springs, CO
  • Category: IT - Information Technology
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Duration: Direct Placement

Description

Acara Solutions Client located in Denver, CO is looking for a 100% Remote System Administrator to help scale blockchain-related hosting services to new levels. This role would aid in the monitoring, error detection, and reporting of thousands of hardware components to ensure high reliability of services.

Responsibilities:
  • Remote service technician (machine monitoring, managing & answering tickets)
  • Analyze network and node performance data in order to identify and quickly diagnose node and network failure modes
  • Ensure device data collection tools are running
  • Run performance reports to send to accounting for billing purposes
  • Deploy scripts and tools to remotely troubleshoot, diagnose, and remedy machine failures 
  • Analyze performance data to detect and report anomalies
  • Reconcile API data output from various sources to ensure accuracy
  • Ensure security protocols are followed and monitor security-based metrics for anomalies
  • Monitor network traffic and performance needs to ensure sufficient bandwidth, latency, and reliability
  • Work with on-the-ground Operations personnel to diagnose and troubleshoot network and node failures as needed
  • Develop detection strategies and deploy alerting to identify malicious activity.
  • Work with software engineers to implement and integrate machine monitoring and management tools for internal purposes, and eventually deploy some access to end users
  • Work with software engineers to help integrate a tech support ticketing system, optimizing for quick response
  • Work with network engineers to inform the design and optimization of network at scale
  • Participate in the process of generating and analyzing features.
 
Job Requirements

 
Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, or a related field, OR several years of experience with relevant system administration experience.
  • Sysadmin experience (monitoring and reporting failed equipment).
  • Familiarity with Windows and Linux environments preferred.
  • Expertise in at least one modern programming language (e.g., C++, Python, Go, Java…) preferred.
  • Experience in maintaining data-analytics and data-pipeline services (e.g., Elasticsearch, Grafana, Minio, Spark, PrestoSQL/Trino) preferred.
  • Experience with agile development methodologies.
  • A 'generalist' who can learn new APIs, tools, and languages as needed to solve a variety of problems.
  • Good written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills in English.
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of blockchain technology / mining pool industry.
  • Experience with digital currency custody and general blockchain principles.
  • Familiarity with Windows and Unix/Linux environments.
  • Experience with TCP/IP and network programming.
  • Experience with computer hardware repair.


Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.
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