Senior Unix Operations Engineer
Ingenuity Systems - Redwood City, CA

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Sr. Unix Operations Engineer

Troubleshoot complex Unix/linux issues in production, lab, and corporate environments

Develop and maintain automation scripts

Deploy and scale production systems with minimal downtime

Secure/harden operating systems against compromise

Work closely with engineering to script and maintain release consistency across environments

Assist in network/Unix infrastructure planning, design and maintenance

Provide support for EMC storage infrastructure (SAN, NFS, Cifs, ISCSI, etc)


7-10 years of experience with UNIX/Linux system administration (Linux SUSE)

Superior knowledge of Linux/Unix and Virtualization with VmWare and Xen

Advanced knowledge of TCP/IP and networking

Strong Unix system programming using a shell and a higher level language

Strong and current working knowledge of modern x64-based server hardware

Experience building Linux kernels and troubleshooting kernel issues

Experience with securing public websites

Experience administering and managing collocated servers

Willing to participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation

Experience configuring systems for use with one of the major database packages

Strong organization and documentation skills

Ability to work independently with minimum supervision

Strong knowledge in various systems disciplines (dns, ldap, smtp, ssh/ssl, ntp, package managers, tcp/ip internals, volume managers/filesystems, etc)

Strong hands on experience configuring and scaling a growing storage infrastructure requirement.

Ability to create a capacity plan, redundancy model, and replication on the EMC plattform

BS in Computer Science

Experience with open source monitoring and alerting systems (hobbit/xymon, nagios, cacti, etc)

Experience with VMware / Xen based server virtualization

Experience with systems management tools such as puppet or cfengine

Experience with IDS/IPS systems

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