Senior Linux Administrator

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Job Description

Using the proficiencies listed below, the Sr. Systems Administrator will be responsible for the following:
> Assist in information gathering and architecting solutions to fulfill various functional and performance requirements, including but not limited to: storage, networking, and other pieces of infrastructure
> Investigate and troubleshoot issues by determining root cause and remediate application, system, infrastructure issues and take proactive measures to prevent future occurrences
> Adhere to change management procedures, including review, coordination, communication, implementation and follow-up procedures as they relate to industry standard best practices
> Serve as a point of escalation, guidance, training, and mentoring to other administrators
> Configure, and maintain monitoring of systems, applications, and infrastructure leveraging SNMP and centralized monitoring tools and/or custom scripting as needed
> Document systems designs, configuration, and troubleshooting guidance by writing and diagraming relevant information and creating environmental handbooks
> Communicate updates and issues in a direct and timely manner via email, phone, tickets, and in person > Participate in 24x7 on-call rotation


Proficiencies :
Linux/Unix: > Manage physical and virtual Linux servers at Enterprise Scale: RHEL 5.1-6.3, CentOS 5.0-6.3, SLES 9-11, and Ubuntu 10.04.5 LTS
> Manage Unix systems: IBM AIX 5.3-6.0 and Solaris 10 (including ZFS and Zones) in an enterprise environment
> Administrate various application stacks: Apache/Tomcat, Passenger, MySQL, Oracle, JasperReports, as well as eDiscovery and email archiving applications
> Manage infrastructure such as OpenLDAP, and VMWare VSphere ESX 4.x,5.x, and VCloud > Implement automation of tasks through scripting: Perl, Bash, sh, ksh, and Ruby
> Implement automation of server provisioning via PXE boot and Kickstart, debian preseed, and CFEngine > Administer backup and recovery systems such as CommVault Networking:
> Using best practices, configure and administer TCP/IP networking, routing, switching load balancing, VLAN, and spanning tree protocol
> Monitor network infrastructure using SNMP, sFlow, and SolarWinds Orion > Configure and administer Cisco IOS, switches, routers, and firewalls

> Strong working knowledge of DNS services Storage:
> Basic knowledge pf storage systems and concepts including SAN, NDMP, NAS, NFS, CIFS, FC, Infiniband > OpenFiler configuration and administration Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

> 5+ years of experience engineering and architecting Linux on an enterprise 5+ years of experience working in a fast paced, high tech, early adaption environment
> 3+ years of experience configuring and administering TCP/IP networking, routing, switching, and load balancing
> Experience implementing, administering, and managing infrastructure such as OpenLDAP
> Working knowledge of SAN Preferred
> Bachelor degree in Computer Science preferred
> Experience with various application stacks such as Tomcat, Passenger, MySQL, Oracle, etc. preferred
> Prior experience in IT in the eDiscovery industry supporting applications such as Relativity, Clearwell, Nuix, etc. a plus.
Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer and be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check upon offer.

Additional Information

  • "All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines".
  • Only candidates in US or Canadian/Mexican citizens who qualify for a TN visa needs to apply. Visa sponsorship available for candidates who are currently in US.
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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