The level I Unix Systems Administrator is responsible for low to high-end server administration in a large-scale, multi-site production environment. In this position you will be responsible for systems management, support and maintenance of a variety of Unix Operating systems, including, Irix, Freebsd, Solaris, Linux, Apache, Bind, Sendmail and various 3rd party applications. Individual will participate in monitoring, and evaluating the performance of server systems. As a level I SA you will be responsible for providing escalation support for unresolved client issues as escalated by customer operations. Candidate will work closely with other members of the technology staff, including other systems administrators, network engineers, quality assurance, and customer operations.
General Unix Server system management & administration tasks
Assists with software and hardware upgrades
Assists with technical tasks to be completed with other groups
May be asked to perform on-call duties when required
Work Issues through Trouble Ticketing Systems and phone escalations
Works with Level II and III Admins to develop documentation
Performs other duties as assigned.
Familiarity with networking technologies, including TCP/IP, DNS, SNMP, SSH, SMTP, LDAP, etc.
Familiarity with storage and storage networking technologies, including NFS, SAN, and NAS.
Familiarity with Server hardware and raid configurations.
Knowledge of MySQL / Postgres.
Knowledge of Sendmail.
Experience with administration in a heterogeneous Unix/Windows/Linux environment.
Knowledge of the following scripting technologies. Perl, PHP, Unix Shell
Knowledge of network and system documentation, including knowledge of Microsoft Visio, and Office.
2 or 4 year degree preferred
Sound knowledge of Freebsd, Solaris, and or Linux installation and configuration.
Familiar with SGI Irix 6.5.x installation and configuration.
Performance monitoring and tuning. Analysis of performance data.
TCP/IP, including DNS, and DHCP.
Knowledge of intranet and web browsers, creating web pages.