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Application Support Engineer (Virutal)

at Newstex (New York, NY, USA) Full Time Sunday, September 19th, 2010

Job Description:

Newstex, the leading provider of full text authoritative content for syndication to the financial, corporate, academic and government marketplaces, is currently looking for an Application Support Engineer. This is a virtual telecommuting position.

Required Skills:

Must be able to work in a team remotely to build complicated systems that interact on a large scale with other applications

Should have some experience with Amazon Web Services

Must be willing to learn and develop in new cloud-based ways

Must know Unix Scripting

Should know Python

Should know JavaScript and HTML5

Description

Candidate must be able to work in a relaxed environment on his/her own without direct supervision. Candidate must be able to monitor his/her own time and record specifically what he/she has been working on and how long. Candidate will be required to monitor a support list and accept tasks as they come in. Candidate must be excellent with verbal and written communication skills in order to diagnose and fix issues.

Candidate will be required to answer support cases and do minor development work to fix and update existing cloud-based systems. Candidate must be able to be on call during all regular business hours and must respond to email support requests in a timely manor. Candidate should also be familiar with Ubuntu or Debian linux systems as all software is maintained off of those platforms. Candidate must have the ability to log in to servers via SSH to assist staff when issues occur. This is a virtual telecommuting position so we need an independent worker who requires minimal daily supervision.

How to apply:

Please send your CV/resume to [email protected]