Senior Systems Engineer (On Contract)

  • Baner Road, Pune, MH, in
  • Contract

Company Description

PubMatic is the automation solutions company for an open digital media industry. Featuring the leading omni-channel revenue automation platform for publishers and enterprise-grade programmatic tools for media buyers, PubMatic’s publisher-first approach enables advertisers to access premium inventory at scale. Processing nearly one trillion ad impressions per month, PubMatic has created a global infrastructure to activate meaningful connections between consumers, content and brands. Since 2006, PubMatic’s focus on data and technology innovation has fueled the growth of the programmatic industry as a whole. Headquartered in Redwood City, California, PubMatic operates 11 offices and six data centers worldwide.

Job Description


  • Serve as a System Administrator resource for new infrastructure deployment across Data Center, Development, QA, Staging & Production environments.
  • Provide on-site and remote troubleshooting and diagnosis of Linux servers.
  • Participate in weekly rotating on-call responsibilities, providing 24/7 coverage with rotation shifts.
  • Assist other departments in engineering for application deployment and release. 
  • Responsible for server implementation, support and JIRA ticket handling.
  • Loading OS and troubleshooting server hardware/connectivity issues.
  • Work with System Engineers to develop documentation standards for technical designs, Operational run-books.
  • Lead in capacity planning, tuning, infrastructure planning in the data-center and define standards for the infrastructure. 
  • Responsible for day-to-day management of all Development, Test, Stage and Production service/application infrastructure in a growing and dynamic environment.


  • 2-5 years System Administration experience with Linux.
  • 1+ years’ DevOps focus with Ansible, Chef, or Puppet experience.
  • 1+ years’ experience with Amazon Web Services as a platform.
  • Hands on experience on CentOS/Redhat Linux enterprise system administration and troubleshooting.
  • Working knowledge of apache/nginx , MySQL (Administration, Replication Management).
  • Advanced experience with various Virtualization technologies like VMware, Xenserver and KVM, OpenStack, Cloudstack, AWS.
  • Experience with monitoring systems like Graphite, Cacti, Nagios/Zabbix/Zenoss, Collectd, fluentd.
  • Familiarity with large scale infrastructure, distributed systems, and application performance.
  • Good theoretical knowledge of TCP/IP protocols. 
  • Experience with Docker highly preferred.
  • Scripting experience, specifically with Ruby and BASH to automate workloads and routine system admin tasks.
  • Well versed in internet architectures including web, application, and database components such as Apache, IIS, memcache, MySQL, SQL Server, etc.
  • Experience with SANs and NAS including iSCSI, NFS and FC.
  • Deep understanding of firewalls, NAT and packet filtering (specifically Iptables)
  • General Networking skills required (Layer 2 & 3 switches, TCP/IP, SNMP, etc)
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to communicate with customers, vendors, partners and across all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to interact, develop, engineer and communicate at the highest technical levels of organizational decision-making.
  • Well organised, attentive to details and able to meet demanding deadlines.


  • UG – Any Graduate (Preferred BCA, BCS, B.Sc Computer Science, Diploma in Computer Science, BE, MCA, MCS)
  • Certifications – RHCE, MCSE, CCNA, ITIL Foundation (Certificates will be an added advantage)

Additional Information

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