Linux Engineer at Epsilon (Chicago, IL)

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Company Description
Epsilon® is an all-encompassing global marketing innovator, supporting 15 of the top 20 global brands. We provide unrivaled data intelligence and customer insights, world-class technology including loyalty, email, and CRM platforms and data-driven creative, activation and execution. Epsilon's digital media arm, Conversant®, is a leader in personalized digital advertising and insights through its proprietary technology and trove of consumer marketing data, delivering digital marketing with unprecedented scale, accuracy and reach through personalized media programs and through CJ Affiliate by Conversant®, one of the world's largest affiliate marketing networks.
Together, we bring personalized marketing to consumers across offline and online channels, at moments of interest, that help drive business growth for brands. Recognized by Ad Age as the #1 World's Largest CRM/Direct Marketing Agency Network, #1 Largest U.S. Agency from All Disciplines, #1 Largest U.S. CRM/Direct Marketing Agency Network and #1 Largest U.S. Mobile Marketing Agency, Epsilon employs over 8,000 associates in 70 offices worldwide. Epsilon is part of Alliance Data®, a "Fortune 500" and "Fortune 100 Best Places to Work For" company.
For more information, visit epsilon.com. Follow us on Twitter at @EpsilonMktg.
Job Description
Love cutting-edge tech? We do too.
We may be the most important Internet company you've never heard of, and at Epsilon we do more than collect and store data. We help some of the world's biggest brands solve meaningful problems on a massive scale-and have fun doing it.
As a member of the Linux Systems Engineering team, you will work in a group that is focused on efficiency, project work, compliance, standards, situational awareness and readiness. You'll be a critical part of a fast-moving, innovative team, providing support and expertise where needed. You will work independently with little to no guidance in some situations as well as working with the team in full collaboration.
What You'll Do:
  • Participate in engineering, deploying, and maintaining solutions and services for internal customers.
  • Act as a technical liaison to one or more internal company divisions.
  • Investigate and troubleshoot TIER 3 issues with network, server, and application infrastructure.
  • Communicate issues to stakeholders effectively and in a timely fashion.
  • Provide documentation of configuration and troubleshooting procedures to facilitate other team members and teams within the IT organization.
  • Provide after-hours support when required, and respond to outages, incidents, and alerts.

About You:
  • Able to do your best work in a team setting and autonomously
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills.
  • Owns a problem to the end
  • Proud to share in team's success
  • Wants to grow a career with a great company.

What You'll Bring:
  • BS in Computer Science or related technical discipline or equivalent practical experience.
  • At least two years of professional experience building, configuring, and administering CentOS/RHEL in an enterprise environment.
  • Detail oriented and highly observant, with excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Highly effective communicator for both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Excellent data analysis skills.
  • Excellent Linux command line skills.
  • Experience with writing and testing programs with interpreted languages such as Python, Perl, or Ruby.
  • Experience with automation and configuration (Puppet, Ansible, Salt, etc).
  • Working knowledge of the Git version control system.
  • Experience with building Docker images and orchestrating containers (Swarm/Kubernetes).
  • Ability to troubleshoot difficult problems within OS, network, and application layers.
  • Ability to produce results amid multiple shifting/competing priorities.
  • Independent worker, requiring little day-to-day direction from management.
  • Agile experience a plus (Kanban, Scrum, etc)

Qualifications
Additional Information
When you're one of us, you get to run with the best. For decades, we've been helping marketers from the world's top brands personalize experiences for millions of people with our cutting-edge technology, solutions and services. Epsilon's best-in-class identity gives brands a clear, privacy-safe view of their customers, which they can use across our suite of digital media, messaging and loyalty solutions. We process 400+ billion consumer actions each day and hold many patents of proprietary technology, including real-time modeling languages and consumer privacy advancements. Thanks to the work of every employee, Epsilon has been consistently recognized as industry-leading by Forrester, Adweek and the MRC. Positioned at the core of Publicis Groupe, Epsilon is a global company with more than 8,000 employees around the world. Check out a few of these resources to learn more about what makes Epsilon so EPIC:
  • Culture: https://www.epsilon.com/us/about-us/our-culture-epsilon
  • DE&I: https://www.epsilon.com/us/about-us/diversity-equity-inclusion
  • CSR: https://www.epsilon.com/us/about-us/corporate-social-responsibility
  • Life at Epsilon: https://www.epsilon.com/us/about-us/epic-blog

Great People Deserve Great Benefits
We know that we have some of the brightest and most talented associates in the world, and we believe in rewarding them accordingly. If you work here, expect competitive pay, comprehensive health coverage, and endless opportunities to advance your career.
Epsilon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Epsilon's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on actual or perceived race, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy), marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, religion, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Epsilon also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.
Epsilon will provide accommodations to applicants needing accommodations to complete the application process.
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Location

35 W Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601

An Insider's view of Epsilon

What's something quirky about your company?

We have a company band, made up of anywhere from 30 to 40 employees at a given time. The band has a large following and performs at charity events around Chicago. They also perform a full set at Epsilon’s holiday party each year at the House of Blues. My jaw hit the floor when I saw my peers up on stage rocking out.

Paul

Senior Automation & Infrastructure Engineer

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

We collaborate through storytelling. It’s not ‘how’ we build it, but rather ‘why’ we build it. We need to tell stakeholders a story about a consumer pain point, solving it in a differentiated manner and the larger vision. Then, collaboration occurs as we incorporate feedback and have a motivated team building towards a shared vision.

Matt

VP, Product Management:

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Epsilon has a very good work-life balance, including flexible time off. As a young adult, traveling around the world is one my top priorities and working with a company that aligns with that is a huge plus. I have had the flexibility to visit 7 countries. That flexibility is one of many things that has kept me at Epsilon for over 7 years.

Alba

Manager, Engineering

What are Epsilon Perks + Benefits

Epsilon Benefits Overview

At Epsilon, we offer benefits and perks that enable our associates to thrive and foster a culture of innovation.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Epsilon participates in local community activities such as the Greater Chicago Food Depository, Off the Street Club, Chicago Cares Serve-A-Thon, Habitat for Humanity and Ronald McDonald House.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Epsilon has a Social Committee that organizes social, charitable and sports activities.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Epsilon team fitness initiatives include intramural softball, volleyball and soccer.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Epsilon provides back-up care benefits.
Flexible Work Schedule
What matters is what you achieve, not how many hours you clock. So take time off to enjoy your family and friends when you need it.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Epsilon hosts an annual summer boat party on Lake Michigan and a holiday party at the House of Blues, where our employee-run band performs the live entertainment all night.
Game Room
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted at team's discretion.
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Epsilon offers employees professional development opportunities like on-site training courses and the ability to attend job-related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Epsilon hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program and career mentoring.
Time allotted for learning
Epsilon encourages employees to complete 48 hours of professional development training per year.
Online course subscriptions available

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