Sr. Unix Administrator
CollabNet, Inc. - Brisbane, CA

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Position Overview: CollabNet is seeking a seasoned Senior Unix Systems Administrator to join our Operations team. The position is full-time and is based in Brisbane and will report to the Director of Production Operations. The Senior Unix Systems Administrator is a high profile position at CollabNet and part of the team responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of CollabNet’s hosted software business primarily made up RedHat Linux running on x86 with some Sun Solaris running on Sparc. The Senior Unix Systems Administrator will contribute to the architectural direction of our environment. This includes administering some of the busiest software development sites in the world, and supporting development systems in multiple locations around the world. The ideal candidate would have previously worked in a 24x7 web environment and be comfortable administering mission-critical systems.

Responsibilities ·

Identify recurring tasks and inefficiencies which require automation and automate them.

  • Install and support our software products for hosted customers running in our datacenter.
  • Troubleshoot and solve issues with hardware and applications components.
Participate in 24x7 on-call support, responding to problems in our hosted environment. ·

Evaluate hardware and software technologies to improve site efficiency and performance

Streamline application deployment through automation

Requirements: A thorough understanding of a UNIX-based operating system, TCP/IP networking, troubleshooting, and security. Ability to automate routine system administration tasks in at least one of: Python, Perl, shell.

Have substantial experience and depth of knowledge in several areas of system administration, e.g., backups, monitoring, security, storage, networking, performance tuning.

Ability to solve problems quickly and completely, and document your solutions. Experience with networked server installs using Linux Kickstart and/or Solaris Jumpstart.

Strong inter-personal and communication skills.

Must enjoy being part of a team, and be a team player.

Ability to balance multiple competing priorities and still complete tasks on time.

7 years of UNIX related experience Degree in Computer Science preferred Ability to work independently yet be part of a team. Preferred: Larger scale system automation using automated tools.

Experience with Open Source network monitoring tools. NetApp filer administration experience.

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