Linux Systems Administrator
Smile Brands Inc. - Irvine, CA

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SmileBrands Inc. is seeking an experienced Linux systems administrator to join the Technical Services team. This person will be involved in all aspects of managing 400 Linux servers in a distributed environment.

Involved in all aspects of building and maintaining the production infrastructure

Ensure proper security, monitoring, alerting and reporting for the infrastructure

Troubleshoot and resolve production issues

Help drive the capacity planning process

Help develop and maintain processes, tools, and documentation in support of production

Participate in the evaluation of new software, hardware, and infrastructure solutions


Experience with medium- to large-scale Linux production environments

Strong working knowledge of Linux systems and applications including MySQL, JAVA, and Apache

Experience in scripting and development of systems automation tools (using shell, Perl, Python, etc.)

Experience with configuration management systems for automation (e.g. Puppet, Chef, Spacewalk etc)

Strong interpersonal and communications skills

Ability to solve problems quickly and automate processes

Minimum 5 years of hands-on Linux experience

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:
Experience with open source monitoring and alerting systems (e.g. nagios)

IP network experience: significant experience with switching/routing/security

Experience with virtualization technologies

Experience with large clustered systems (e.g. Hadoop)

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