Tech Yahoo, Linux System Engineer
Yahoo! Inc. - Boca Raton, FL

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Tech Yahoo, System Engineer

ABOUT YAHOO!

Yahoo! is the premier digital media company. We deliver your world, your way by creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most – across devices and around the globe. And it's the Yahoos behind the scenes who make this all possible. We are energetic, idea-driven people who are passionate about shaping the future of the digital world. So if this sounds like you, come show us what you've got.

Responsibilities:
The primary responsibilities include expert knowledge of Red Hat Linux technology stack along with experience in other areas like EMC Storage Area Networks, Vmware Vsphere ESX and F5 application load balancers. The ideal candidate will be able to configure comprehensive system monitoring and alerting using open source products in multiple node (30-50 servers) analytical clusters. Install and administer RedHat, CentOs servers and automate configuration of cluster nodes. Configure systems for high availability using Veritas and Linux HA clustering. Administer Vmware Vsphere ESX environment. Perform network, server, and storage capacity planning for the most complex and critical systems. Recommend and implement process and tool improvements to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization. Plan for transition of the development and/or production environment to new technology. Create and adjust monitor definitions and rules based upon requirements from SLA’s. Oversee the daily performance of computer systems. Provide technical operation support as needed on our growing line of products revolving around our industry leading Ad delivery platform.

Minimum qualifications:
  • 5-10 years of administration experience of Linux servers.
  • Experience in high scale server grid/cluster operations
  • Experience with high volume messaging products like ZeroMQ
  • 3+ years of experience with Veritas/LinuxHA clustering.
  • 5+ years advanced scripting skills: with PERL, bash/shell, awk, iRules, etc
  • Experience with Enterprise Monitoring tools like Ganglia for grids.
  • 5+ years of SAN experience with EMC Clariion.
  • Experience with Vmware Vsphere ESX administration
  • 3+ years of experience with F5 application load balancers or other vendors.
  • Experience with industry standard backup packages
  • Provide 24*7 support as required
Education:
  • MS/BS in Computer Science

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