Senior Linux Systems Administrator, 115 reviews - San Mateo, CA

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As a Senior Linux Systems Administrator in the Technical Operations organization, the ideal candidate will join the team responsible for the entire management lifecycle of the systems and storage supporting the on-demand CRM service. This includes, but is not limited to: system capacity (CPU/memory) planning, systems design and integration, hardware / software / OS maintenance for both servers and storage systems, ongoing systems configuration management, and ownership of all systems and storage in all data center facilities in which Technical Operations maintains a presence.

· The Systems Administrator is responsible for all aspects of the Jigsaw production data center services including servers, operating systems, storage, and supporting systems.
· Troubleshoot internal and external applications, hardware problems, operating system issues and work with new services on a daily basis.
· Formulating and implementing monitoring, policies, procedures and standards relating to server and storage management.
· Ensure that all Sys Admin projects are documented, including design documents, ongoing status reports, and summary reports.
· Participation in a 24x7 on-call rotation on a periodic basis.
Required Skills/Experience:
· 5-7 years of Linux Administration experience supporting Java based applications.
· Experience Supporting applications that use Apache, API web services, Search or Memcache.
· Demonstrated solid understanding of Linux internals, performance tuning and general systems trouble shooting skills.
· Experience developing system automation tools (using scripting language or config management tools).
· Experience with provisioning tools like Kickstart or Cobbler.
· Working knowledge of standard infrastructure tools. (DHCP, DNS, NTP, SYSLOG, SSH, SVN etc)
· Experience with open source monitoring and graphing tools (nagios, ganglia, graphite)
· Demonstrated understanding and respect of change-control process management
· Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Desired Skills/Experience:
· Exposure to open source infrastructure management and automation tools.
· Familiarity with principles for devops and continuous integration methodologies.
· Experience with high availability systems and storage solutions / architectures.
· Initiates some new responsibilities and helps to plan for the future of the site

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