Senior UNIX Systems Engineer
Virtela Technology Services Incorporated - Denver, CO

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Key Responsibilities
  • Perform everyday tasks such as systems planning, configuring systems, installing software, providing guidance in technical meetings, defining standards, assisting with research and design for architectural issues, assisting/providing status updates, attending project meetings and implementation support of new applications
  • Supporting all of Virtela's Enterprise applications. Support primarily java developers, Applications Integrators, DBAs, Global Operations Centers, and numerous scripting languages (Unix shell, BASH, PERL)
  • Act as a key member (support/consult/lead) on various applications BSS/OSS projects
  • Manage capacity, develop process, design systems architecture and perform technology refreshes
Skills & Attributes
  • Strong Customer service attitude with superior people skills
  • Strong Skills for automation of repeatable work
  • Hands on experience in VM technologies, such as Xen, KVM, or VMware
  • Mastery of GNU/Linux (Redhat/CentOS/Fedora/Ubuntu), expertise on Logical Volume Managers, Network Troubleshooting, BASH, Python and/or PERL programming
  • Able to lead troubleshooting and performance tuning of applications, databases, and Unix systems
  • Working knowledge of Internet services, systems monitoring and management, and open source tools with emphasis on SMTP, HTTP, LDAP, SQL, and DNS experience required.
  • Ability to perform 24x7x365 on-call duty with other systems team members
  • Dell / IBM / Sun HW experience and knowledge
Minimum Requirements
  • Strong documentation skills and willingness to work out of system team's work queue
  • Understanding of Systems design and the OSI model is needed
  • Experience with CMS (Configuration Management Systems) like puppet and VCS (Version Control Systems) like Subversion are a plus.
  • Kickstart and Spacewalk/RHN Satellite server experience a plus
  • Experience with Nagios or Zabbix monitoring software
  • Hands on experience with Solaris
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