Job Description :
This position will be responsible for planning, deploying, supporting, maintaining and troubleshooting applications, services and solutions in support of IPI and Data Compilation processes.
In this role, the Systems Administrator will have wide range of responsibilities working with Software Engineering, Product Management, Network Operations, Customer Support and external customers using various data products.
Responsibilities / Key Tasks
Design, plan, install, administer and troubleshoot applications, systems and services in production, lab / test, and development environments.
Administer and support high availability mission critical applications and systems.
Analyze and resolve complex problems including interoperability issues, issues caused by hardware or software.
Develop and implement processes and procedures for Automated Deployments and Continuous Integration.
Support, maintain, and enhance database management systems; may install vendor and other support software.
Establish performance measures for management of systems, analyze problems, make recommendations for improvements / growth, and implement tuning adjustments.
Analyze disaster recovery scenarios, develop on-site backup & recovery requirements.
Direct, conduct and participate in architecture / design review, requirements analysis, capacity planning and provide guidance to development and product management teams.
Provide KPI for capacity planning, performance management and monitoring.
Partner with internal teams while taking initiative to implement and improve organizational processes and procedures.
Lead integration of applications and services with network management tools.
Oversee daily operations of large-scale systems; Schedule, document and manage maintenance and troubleshooting procedures as necessary.
Pro-actively communicate status to decision makers, stakeholders and customers.
Create and maintain documentation as it relates to system configuration, mapping, processes, and operational support.
Stays current with IT trends making recommendations for operational efficiency
Qualifications / Educational Requirements
Strong customer service orientation.
5 - 8 years of experience in Deployment, testing and supporting complex applications and systems, preferably data pipeline processing.
Four-year technical degree or equivalent work experience.
Experience with managing a production Big Data platforms (Hadoop, Spark, AWS).
Knowledge with administering Linux (RedHat and CentOS) operating systems.
Knowledge of virtualization solutions including VMWare.
Knowledge of deployment and configuration management tools (eg : Chef, Ansible, Puppet)
Experience with deploying and supporting Cloud technologies.
Proficient scripting skills in Perl, Python, Bash or similar scripting languages.
Understanding and working knowledge of IP network architecture and security devices including routers, switches, load balancers, firewalls, VPN.
Familiarity with administering monitoring, analytics and network management tools (eg : Prometheus, NetCool, Splunk).
Understanding of security and compliance requirements such as SOX, PCI.
Able to initiate and complete projects with minimal direction and guidance.
Strong verbal and written communication skills; Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
Demonstrated analytical, problem solving and incident management skills.
Rotational after hours on-call support is required.
Neustar does not accept unsolicited resumes from external firms or agencies. Neustar will not be responsible for placement fees associated with unsolicited resumes.
Diversity, inclusion and teamwork are second nature to Neustar; and these values permeate our entire business structure.
Neustar is committed to creating an environment where a wide spectrum of opinions and beliefs are actively sought, listened to and respected.
Further, our talented workforce draws from the many geographic areas and markets in which Neustar operates worldwide, which represents a distinct competitive advantage.
The rich and varied personal and professional backgrounds of our employees make Neustar a dynamic and rewarding company at which to build a career. We invite you to join us.
EOE ofMinorities / Females / Vets / Disability
Neustar, Inc. considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or status as a Vietnam-
era or special disabled veteran in accordance with federal law and other state and local requirements. Neustar, Inc., complies with applicable state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment and provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and applicable state and local laws.