Linux System Administrator
HRSmart - Richardson, TX

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Basic Function/Job Overview:
The Linux System Administrator III will be a part of the team responsible for administering a high availability, hosted environment and managing a multi-server network running Linux as well as assisting in training and supervising other system administrators and handling escalated issues.

The ideal candidate will work well in a fast paced environment and deal professionally with internal and external clients and have strong leadership skills. The selected candidate will work very closely with Developers, Implementation, and Support teams both locally and internationally to meet business and technical demands. The candidate may also need to work directly with customers to resolve specific issues.

The candidate will pro-actively assess the health of the network and servers, and identify and rectify issues. The ideal candidate will have more than 6 years of professional experience with Debian Linux, MySQL, Apache, Perl and PHP.

Responsibilities:
--Administer multiple Linux servers running in a high availability (Application Service Provider) environment
--Administer MySQL in a high availability DB environment
--Assist with the implementation and maintenance of web and DB clusters
--Architect new systems to meet business and technical requirements
--Support developer and system requirements in a LAMP environment
--Perform day-to-day analysis of performance metrics to identify potential issues
--Configure and install new machines. Experience with IBM xSeries hardware a plus
--Write and maintain scripts to automate daily tasks
--Maintain corporate communications systems, including email and PBX systems
--Provide leadership, mentoring and management for other systems administration team members
--Handle advanced and escalated issues
--Ability to travel to applicable collocation facilities as required
--This position will be on call 24x7

Job Requirements
Requirements:
Experience
--Six (6) years of industry experience
--Minimum six (6) years of experience administrating Linux
--Minimum six (6) years of experience administrating Apache
--Minimum six (6) years of experience administrating MySQL
--Minimum two (2) years of experience with Linux tape backup processes, including familiarity with tar, mtx and mt.
--Ability to write and maintain automation scripts written in Perl, PHP and Bash.
--High school diploma or equivalent

Softskills
--Strong attention to detail
--Ability to work very well under pressure
--Outstanding multitasking capabilities
--The ideal candidate will be very self-motivated and require very little to no supervision
--Outstanding troubleshooting and problem solving skills
--Strong command of the English language

Preferred
--RHCA, LPI Linux or MySQL certification
--Working knowledge of PBX systems
--Bachelor’s degree

Education
Bachelor's Degree

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