Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Execu | Search - Cambridge, MA

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An online publishing firm in Boston is looking for a Senior Linux Systems Administrator. This position includes creating, optimizing, and securing the servers and networks.

Company Description Online Publishing Firm

Job Description As the Senior Linux Administrator, you will:
  • Install, maintain and repair system hardware
  • Install, maintain, and upgrade Operating System and application engine software
  • Document system and application engine configurations
  • Monitor system, application, and network performance/availability
  • Plan for system, network and software upgrades for projected growth and new projects
  • Execute on implementation and execution of project plans
  • Monitor and respond to customer problems reported via email and support ticket system

Required Skills
  • 4+ years of experience in Systems Administrator role
  • Expert knowledge of one operating system (Linux/UNIX) and working knowledge of a second operating system (MS Windows).
  • Expert knowledge of at least one SQL database (MySQL/PostgreSQL).
  • Advanced knowledge of at least one programming language (such as BASH,Perl,Python,Ruby) and fundamental knowledge of web processing/design and software development
  • Advanced knowledge of VMware vSphere 4 or 5
  • Advanced knowledge of SAN Storage Systems (NetApp)
  • Advanced knowledge of Internet technologies like TCP/IP, DNS and HTTP
  • Working knowledge of Ubuntu Linux and Gentoo Linux OS
  • Working knowledge of network topology and security
  • Experience with High Availability Service Clustering

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