Appnexus Inc. New York , NY 10007
Systems Architect (CorpIT Systems)AppNexus is hiring for a Systems Architect to join our CorpIT Systems team. In this role, youwill be responsible for developing and maintaining tools and applications that support the integration and automation of our corporate services.
As AppNexus continues to grow, we are re-architecting much of our infrastructure for scale. We are searching for a talented Systems Architect to help us reach that scale. This is an opportunity for you to make a real impact on the technology that your peersand colleaguesuse daily.About the team:The AppNexus CorpIT Systems teamis part ofAppNexusTechnical Operations group.
The team owns the technology that powersall ofourinternally facing infrastructure. With over 9,000 servers deployed in 6 data centers across the globe, AppNexus has an impressive and complex technical footprint run by some of the best technical operations folks in the industry. Our advertising business has been built on top of our homegrown cloud platform, which allows us the flexibility to grow with the market and adapt to ever changing technical challenges.
We have been expanding at an incredible pace and we are looking for a talented Systems Architect to join our team and help us bring our infrastructure to the next level.Consider some of the problems we tackle every day:Automating the world:The Technical Operations groupas a whole hasa rule; If you have to do it more than twice, automate it. Automation is the only way to ensure thatourbusiness canscaleand we meet our reliability goals.Critical services: With a presence in 8 countries (the sun never sets on AppNexus), 900+ active internal users, thousands of external users and an aggressive goal of 99.999% uptime forallour services, we are constantly challenged to not only maintain existing systems but also drive new projects forward.Breadth of technology: The CorpITSystems team is the only remaining generalist team in the Technical Operations organization.That means from Centos to Windows, Juniper SRXs to WLCs, Confluence to Exchange, Bash to Puppet, we get to touch it all.If youre not an expert yet, you will be before long.About the job:Develop and maintain a centralized access control system in PythonIntegrate disparate internal and external corporate services, unifying authentication and user information across platforms
Re-architect existing integrations to provide flexibility and scale
Automate systems using Puppet, Python, Perl, and BashMaintain current systems and participate in production support
About your skills:3+ years of experience with Python development3+ years of experience in Linux administration
Experience with automation tools (Puppet, Chef, Ansible), SQL, Perl, and BashPassion got automation, learning new technologies, and systems administration
Creative problem-solving abilities
Ability to work with a broad range of technologies
More about you:You are passionate about a culture of learning and teaching. You love challenging yourself to constantly improve, and sharing your knowledge to empower others
You like to take risks when looking for novel solutions to complex problems. If faced with roadblocks, you continue to reach higher to make greatness happen
You care about solving big, systemic problems. You look beyond the surface to understand root causes so that you can build long-term solutions for the whole ecosystem
You believe in not only serving customers, but also empowering them by providing knowledge and tools
AppNexus is proud to offer equal opportunity in all aspects of employment. We strive to foster a diverse, inclusive and engaging work environment.
We welcome applications from all candidates and look forward to receiving yours! Our diversity in action:Partnering with Path Forward to offerreturnshipsto help caregiversreenter the workforce
Sharing feedback openly through roundtable discussions on how to make progress on our
Diversity & Inclusion goals
Galvanizing diversity and inclusionthrough our affinity groups (including OutNexus, AppNexus Womens Network, AppNexus Latino Alliance and BlackNexus to name just a few!)Partnering with Fairygodbossto support our commitment to womens advancement in tech