Linux/Unix Systems Admin 115 reviews - San Francisco, CA

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Company Overview

Founded in 1999, is the enterprise cloud computing company that is leading customers in their transformation to become social enterprises . Social enterprises are able to connect with customers, partners and employees in entirely new ways. Based on's real-time, multitenant architecture, the company's platform and application services give customers the tools to create a true social front office and revolutionize the way they sell, service, market, collaborate, work, and innovate. With more than 9,000 employees, the first enterprise cloud computing company to exceed $2.5B in annual revenue run rate, and more than 100,000 customers worldwide, we are proud to contribute to the success of companies of all sizes and industries, around the globe. We're also one of the "Best Places to Work" (FORTUNE). If you're passionate about innovation, come help revolutionize how companies collaborate and communicate with customers.

Job Description

As a System Engineer for the Performance Infrastructure team in the Technical Operations organization, you will join the team responsible for deploying the infrastructure that supports the testing of new code before being released to production. You will also be responsible for administering and supporting the existing environment – both virtual and physical.

  • Builds and maintains availability and performance of multiple critical VMware and Linux environments
  • Ability to configure and manage virtual switches in the VMware environment
  • Supports, configures, and automates the deployment of Solaris, Linux and VMware infrastructure through existing Kickstart/Jumpstart infrastructure
  • Establishes and recommends policies on system maintenance, use, performance, services and automation
  • Troubleshoots internal and external applications, hardware problems and operating system issues
Required Skills/Experience:
  • 4+ years experience in systems administration
  • 3+ years experience with RedHat Linux
  • Experience in automated Kickstart/jumpstart deployments
  • Ability to troubleshoot and diagnosis performance issues in a Linux and Solaris environment
  • Experience building and configuring systems to support large-scale web applications and databases
  • Understands secure authentication mechanisms such as Kerberos, NIS+, etc
  • Good understanding of UNIX OS theory and fundamentals
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and automate processes
  • A solid understanding of an operating system
Desired Skills/Experience:
  • 3+ years experience with Solaris
  • 3+ years experience with enterprise SAN fabric and arrays
  • Understanding of the VMware vSphere API
  • Ability to program in an administrative language (Perl, bash, python, etc.)
  • SAN/NAS experience with physical and virtualized environments
  • Experience working with VI Java API
  • Experience in deploying and managing I/O Virtualization technology
  • An understanding of networking/distributed computing environment concepts; understands principles of routing, client/server programming, design of consistent network-wide filesystem layouts

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