Sr. Linux Systems Administrator
Jasper Wireless, Inc. - Mountain View, CA

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Jasper Wireless is a software startup focused on the emerging machine-to-machine (M2M) market, also called the Internet of Things. Wireless is no longer just about mobile phones, but about entirely new categories of connected devices such as eReaders, tablets, automotive infotainment and smart grids – this is what M2M is about. M2M has been noted by dozens of wireless industry leaders as a major growth opportunity for mobile network operators worldwide. At Jasper, we have capitalized on this opportunity by creating a SaaS platform that makes it easy to develop, manage, and run millions of connected devices globally.

Today, Jasper's Connected Devices Platform has been chosen by the world’s leading mobile carriers including AT&T (USA), KPN (Europe), VimpelCom (Asia), SingTel (Asia), Rogers (Canada), Telstra (Australia), and many others. Millions of devices all over the world rely on us to deliver mission-critical services.


Setup and maintain Linux Servers.
24 x 7 support of production services in globally distributed data centers.
Support other computing environments, including Dev and QA users.
Setup and support of storage systems.
Backup and restore information on related information resources.
Scripting and other SA related programming tasks.
Ongoing monitoring of system and storage capacity, performance, and proper operation.
Ensure that Jasper has adequate licenses for all deployed uses.
Implement tools and software packages necessary for the proper operation of our infrastructure.
Plan and execute data center moves.
Linux servers, file servers, backup systems, console servers.
Monitoring, reporting, and alerting on services within responsibility.
Other projects as assigned.


Must be a strong team player with excellent communication skills.
Established track record of managing Linux computing resources and storage resources in a high performing, reliable manner. Demonstrated excellence in customer satisfaction.
Demonstrate and utilize expert technical knowledge of enterprise network monitoring applications such as: Nagios, Cacti, ZenOSS or similar open source tools.
Must have an excellent understanding of the administration of Linux Servers, networking, and storage.
Have experience building and deploying Virtual Machines in an enterprise environment.
5 or more years of experience performing application monitoring of critical processes and functionality.
Self-starter: Must be capable of identifying problems and implementing sound, cost effective solutions.
Strong shell scripting skills. Solid ability to automate most tasks using shell script for Linux environments.
Superior problem solving skills.
Experience that shows a demonstrated commitment to high-quality work.
Experience that shows a desire to accomplish more than just the minimum required.
Plusses include cellular communications experience, web app experience, and production SaaS experience.