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Senior Systems Administrator (Lead) 100% Remote

Company: dentsu international
Location: Garland
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Dentsu is a modern marketing solutions company. Our mission is to help clients navigate, progress, and thrive in a world of change. Businesses rely on our integrated network of agencies and specialized practices to champion meaningful progress through creative, media, commerce, data and technology. Part of Dentsu Group, our global network comprises 66,000 diverse people in 143 countries, who are dedicated to teaming for growth and good. Some of our award-winning agencies include 360i, Carat, dentsumcgarrybowen, DEG, dentsuX, iProspect and Merkle. Follow us on Twitter @DentsuUSA and visit

We are champions for meaningful progress and we strive to be a force for good-for our people, for our clients, for the industry and for our society. We keep our people at the center, creating space for growth, understanding and learning so they can thrive. We embed diversity, in our mindset, in our solutions and in our teams to empower an inclusive, equitable and culturally fluent environment. Building this culture within our teams makes us better collaborators with each other and with our clients, driving better outcomes for all.

Job Description

"Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. No sponsorship is available for this position or work transfers."

Location to work
Must live in the USA - East Coast or Central Time Zone, only.

Salary Range
$100k to $125k (no bonus offered)

As a Senior Systems Administrator (Lead) on our Technology Team, you will help us support and innovate the infrastructure and platforms that support our web sites and media operations for major companies. We firmly believe in the DevOps mentality and are looking for System Administrators who not only want to build platforms, but also the tooling and systems that allow us to efficiently test and operate them. You can expect to be hands-on in supporting and debugging our systems, and you will also need to understand how our systems are used to ensure we build what the business needs. We are distributed globally and operate as a remote-first team. As with all our team members, you'll be afforded the opportunity to continuously learn, and to practice sharing that expertise with other team members in a variety of structured and informal teaching forums.


Building, Delivering, and Operating Our Platforms
Design, build, and deploy scalable cloud-based systems that are consistently monitored for performance, security, and cost
Offer mentorship and guidance for best-in-class design and implementation
Maintain both customer-facing and internal systems while working across teams to make the most appropriate decisions to support the business.
Ensure the highest levels of stack stability, availability, and performance via automation and monitoring
Although we strive to keep work within regular hours, there will be occasional off-hours work to support the needs of the business

Communicating Inside/Outside the Team
Communicate with Technology Team members to facilitate implementation of your work
Present materials that help advance and inform the team
Be comfortable promoting infrastructure designs and needs across the company
Be a strong voice to communicate this guidance across the company

Leading by Example
Work with fellow engineers to cover knowledge gaps and identify solutions to problems
Demonstrate and model proactive and thoughtful identification of issues and opportunities for technical improvements
Being the go-to person for infrastructure ownership


A minimum of five years of experience related to cloud and/or systems administration demonstrating successful implementation and support of business-critical consumer facing applications.
Intensive knowledge of and a preference towards the Unix (Linux, FreeBSD, OS X) operating system and be comfortable with cloud-based infrastructure concepts.
Working knowledge of a scripting language such as Bash, Ruby, or Python
Well versed in cloud-based infrastructure (AWS preferred)
Ability to think deeply about issues affecting infrastructure and all interacting systems, design appropriate solutions and communicate those solutions

Knowledge of systems monitoring, capacity planning, and performance tuning concepts and tooling
Experience working with containerization technologies (Kubernetes, Docker, etc.)
Software development experience

Additional Information

Diversity is embedded in who we are and all that we do: our mindset, our solutions, and in our teams to empower an inclusive, equitable environment. We put our people at the center, creating space for growth, understanding and learning so they can thrive. Our differences make us richer and enable stronger relationships with each other and foster greater impact for our clients. We engage with our communities to drive positive social impact by fostering equity and working to create a digital society that works for all. Employees from diverse or underrepresented backgrounds encouraged to apply.

Keywords: dentsu international, Garland , Senior Systems Administrator (Lead) 100% Remote, IT / Software / Systems , Garland, Texas

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