Unix Systems Administrator
Wolfram, Makers of Mathematica and Wolfram|Alpha - Champaign, IL

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Wolfram, makers of Mathematica and Wolfram|Alpha, have an exciting opportunity for a Unix Systems Administrator. We are looking for an energetic, motivated individual with strong interpersonal and communications skills to work on a wide variety of issues while maintaining our Unix infrastructure.

Work experience is a plus, but we are more interested in your ability to work independently to find creative technical solutions than in specific education or credentials.

Position responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Administration of local Unix systems including clusters and prototype hardware
  • Remote administration of Unix systems at international locations
  • Implementation of proper file system formats, network file systems, and file system configuration options based on server usage
  • Configuration of server Ethernet, InfiniBand, and Fiber Channel interfaces
  • Configuration of commonly used services including SSH, Apache, and MySQL
  • Adherence to revision control and Unix system security standards
  • Creating documentation of server and software configurations

Candidates should meet the following requirements:

  • Knowledge in at least three of the following specific areas and willingness to learn others as required: DHCP, DNS, LDAP, IMAP, iSCSI, CVS, Wiki, GFS, RT/JIRA, Hadoop, OpenStack, Sendmail/Postfix, IPv6, and infrastructure monitoring
  • Scripting or higher-level language knowledge very desirable

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