Linux Administrator
Lorven Technologies - Palo Alto, CA

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Job Title - Linux Administrator
Relevant Experience 6-8 years
Job Responsibilities & Requirements:
Extensive experience with RedHat Linux
3+ years working in a 24x7 production high availability environment
Extensive experience with Virtualization, specifically VMWare vSphere, ESX or ESXi, and vCenter
Experience working with clustered / load-balanced servers
Experience in shell and Perl scripting
Experience with configuring and implementing Nagios monitoring software
Provide primary system administration, configuration, and troubleshooting of the Linux environment and performance issues
Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements
Responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure
Experience with industry-standard foundation technologies such as DNS, SMTP, NTP, LDAP, and NFS
Daily monitoring and maintenance of servers
Test and apply new software and maintenance patches, including patch management services
Knowledge on HP Server hardware, including Rack & Blade servers
Perform back up, file replications and script management for servers
Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures
Experience in a high-volume or critical production service environment
RedHat Certification is a plus
Excellent communication skills including interacting with management and all levels of our organization
Ability to have flexibility to the work schedule, hours (including overtime) as dictated by the needs of the organization or to meet the demands of a specific project