Linux System Administrator
FarHeap Solutions - Las Vegas, NV

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Description Linux System Administrator for an eCommerce platform running Linux Apache and high volumecritical production environments This position will work closely with the technology team in California maintaining the infrastructure of the eCommerce farm as well as maintaining the infrastructure and server systems for a call center in the Las Vegas area Requirements Overall duties and responsibilities include Create and maintain IT documentation Work with development and IT teams to maintain all operational systems Knowledge in a number of scripting languages such as Perl PHP and Bash Respond to trouble tickets in a timely manner Being part of oncall rotation schedule Document all work done through a Ticket System Database Administrator duties and responsibilities include Maintain and ensure availability of PostgreSQL and MySQL based server systems Monitor and analyze database health and performance Evaluate and plan out database maintenance and upgrades Review SQL queries written by development to help improve performance Deploy SQL updates to development QA and production systems Generate reports for use by Executive Finance and Accounting departments Database backup and recovery System Administrator duties and responsibilities include Maintain and ensure availability of a Linux based eCommerce server farm Maintain Enterprisewide monitoring systems Maintain Production QA and Development environments as well as deploy new code to these environments Write Perl PHP andor Bash scripts for tasks such as automation monitoring and troubleshooting Maintain and troubleshoot Enterprisewide VoIP system ensuring High Availability Troubleshoot inhouse web applications using a combination of Perl and PHP Maintain backups Ensure interrupted operations and High Availability on Asterisk based Call Centers Maintain a network infrastructure consisting of Cisco Juniper and HP systems Maintain and troubleshoot desktop systems as required This position requires extensive Linux SQL scripting and network knowledge A Bachelor’s or higher degree in a technical discipline is desired but not required You MUST have experience maintaining and performancetuning Linux servers as well as a solid understanding of Network Design Security and IT best practices Technical certifications are desired but not required You should be familiar with at least 2 different scripting languages This position may include occasional travel as well as working some nights and weekends Specific skills and experience required include Extensive Linux experience Prior experience with Gentoo Debian and RHEL is required Previous experience in an eCommerce environment is highly desired SQL Experience maintaining a PostgreSQL and MySQL database server and ability to write complex SQL queries for reports and troubleshooting issues is required Experience with Slony andor database replication is highly desired Virtualization You must be familiar with OpenVZ Xen and VMWare Server Scripting PHP Perl and Bash fluency is required Experience with Lua is a plus Experience writing Nagios and Asterisk AGI scripts are a plus High AvailabilityLoad Balancing Experience with Corosync Pacemaker Heartbeat Networking You should be familiar with Network Design and Troubleshooting UNIX routing experience is desirable CCNAJNCIA or higher are a plus VPN Experience with OpenVPN IPsec and GRE tunnels Experience with pfSense is a plus Routing Knowledge of OSPF and EIGRP is a big plus WAN Technologies Metro Ethernet MPLS Telephony Some VoIP knowledge is preferred experience with Asterisk is recommended but not required Previous experience with ISDN TDM bridges and VoIP HA is a very big plus Hardware Occasional hardware maintenance may be required you must be able to lift up to 50 lbs You MUST be selfmotivated and able to get the job done with little supervision You MUST have experience working in a helpdesk environment The following qualities are a plus Linux Certifications (RHCE LPIC) Networking Certifications (CCNA or CCNP JNCIA) Experience with JBOSS Tomcat and other JAVA based applications Experience with Nagios Cacti Munin andor other monitoring and performance systems Fluency in German andor Russian Linux SQL scripting network Systems Administrator