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Sr. Systems Engineer - Linux

Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Department: Technology Operations

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

At Church Community Builder our goal is to “help churches grow disciples.” We craft premier software and partner with churches to make an impact on the world. If you are passionate about open source software, creative and simple solutions to complex problems, working with cloud technologies in a hybrid environment, and the sights and sounds of a data center feel like home, we are the place for you! As a Senior System Engineer at Church Community Builder you will work with a talented, agile, autonomous team to deliver an amazing infrastructure experience for our church partners and Software Engineers. In addition, you will be part of a team of individuals that not only know how to work together, but play together. If you like to enjoy life and have fun at work, but also build a mean LAMP stack, keep reading!


  • Build next level infrastructure with industry leading technologies
  • Focus on a responsive and fast software service chain
  • Design and engineer a reliable and resilient LAMP stack for delivering our application
  • Reduce and maintain MTBF, MTTR, latency, and load times

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or 6+ years equivalent work experience
  • Bash scripting and task automation proficiency
  • Thorough working knowledge of Linux OS required (CLI, server installation, patching, selinux, iptables, logs, etc…)
  • Skilled in server hardware maintenance
  • Adept at MySQL server configurations and management
  • Skilled at virtualization technologies

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced AWS experience and knowledge In depth knowledge of Apache and Nginx, including strengths/weaknesses of various configuration options and engines
  • Familiar with Postfix and how to best configure this email server for security, performance, and reliability; be comfortable configuring SPF records, DKIM, rDNS, feedback loops, and other sender reputation techniques
  • Be able to explain geographic redundancy and know what it takes to run, and design and implement, systems for disaster recovery and performance PHP, Ruby, Perl, Python exposure
  • Well versed in the construction of and use of Ansible

What You Will Get

  • Opportunities for growth & development
  • Comprehensive health insurance
  • Vision and Dental insurance
  • 401K matching 
  • Paid Time Off
  • Twice a month All Staff breakfasts or lunches
  • James 1:27 - up to 5 consecutive paid days to serve widows, orphans or single parent homes

FLSA Status: Exempt

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Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those which must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this role, the associate is regularly required to stand or sit, reach, bend, and move about the facility. Facility is normal office environment with variation of temperature and lighting.

Church Community Builder reserves the right to review and change all role descriptions, at its sole discretion, and to notify the respective associate accordingly

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