Sr. Linux Systems Administrator
FireEye - Milpitas, CA

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Title: Senior Linux System Administrator
Location: Milpitas, CA

The Company

Join one of the fastest growing companies in high technology. FireEye is transforming the IT security landscape to combat the next generation of cyber-attacks.

Ranked #4 on the Deloitte 2012 Technology Fast 500 in North America, FireEye has been featured in BusinessWeek, Bloomberg TV, The Wall Street Journal, Fox News and several other mainstream media and continues to transform the security industry with its unique technology to stop advanced cyber- attacks. FireEye is the recipient of the Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Award as well as the JPMorgan Chase Hall of Innovation Award.

The unique FireEye platform provides the industry’s leading cross-enterprise threat protection technology to dynamically identify and block cyber-attacks in real time. The core of the FireEye platform is a signature-less, virtual machine-based security engine and a cloud-based threat intelligence network, which help organizations protect their assets across all primary threat vectors, including Web, email, and file. The FireEye platform is deployed in over 40 countries and more than 900 customers and partners, including over 100 of the Fortune 500. FireEye’s customers include leading enterprises in a diverse set of industries, including telecommunications providers, financial services entities, Internet search engines, social networking sites, stock exchanges, electrical grid operators, networking vendors, and oil and gas companies, as well as leading governmental agencies. Join the team that is protecting the world from the next generation of cyber-attacks!

Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include, but are not exclusive to, the administration, support, and maintenance of the following:

System administration, performance tuning, monitoring, maintaining fault tolerance, account management
OS installation, support, performance tuning, monitoring, applying service packs, etc.
Active Directory/LDAP support and maintenance (e.g. integration with MS AD, utilizing AD for other IT/business functions)
End user support for system infrastructure (server and network)
Troubleshooting and resolution of server issues, networks, remote access, network switches, routers, wireless, firewalls, etc.
Proactive monitoring of server systems (e.g. uptime, failover, anti-viral, anti-spamming, etc.)
Maintain and support backups for servers and clients
Participate in long-term strategies for IT
Writing of tools, scripts, etc., as necessary
Receiving, racking, cabling and installation of new systems to be built and put into service
On-call as needed with participation in 24X7 support
Support miscellaneous systems as necessary (phone switch, filers, IT applications)

This is a summary only. Duties and responsibilities may be changed over time.

The ideal candidate would have broad IT skills covering:
Linux/Unix IT Automation experience (Puppet preferred)
Database administration skills, MySQL clustering experience a big plus.
Server related technology (e.g. RAID systems, backups, SAN, etc.), NetApp experience a big plus
Experience with web and application servers
Security experience with local/networked file systems, IPSEC, VPN, SAMBA
Experience with performance monitoring, tuning, and troubleshooting
Scripting and/or automation skills
Knowledge/experience with TCP/IP, UDP, IP ROUTING, SSH/SFTP/SCP, DNS, NFS, LDAP, FTP, SMTP, NIS
Networking skills (e.g. routers, hubs, switches, firewalls, wireless, etc.)

Requirements:
BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
8+ years’ experience working as a Linux/Unix Administrator
Experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, Fedora, and Ubuntu
Strong technical and analytical skills
Highly organized, able to multi-task, the ability to work individually, within a team, and with other groups
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written across all user levels

The candidate should be able to discuss and explain their experiences as they relate to the job responsibilities and requirements.

FireEye, Inc, is an Enqual Opportunity Employer

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FireEye has invented a purpose-built, virtual machine-based security platform that provides real-time threat protection to enterprises and...