EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS Excellent, proven organizational, time-management, and multitasking skills. 2 years of Linux Administration experience is required. Solid understanding of UNIX user commands. Experience with Kernel/performance tuning. Solid understanding of server architecture and hardware. Strong Internet experience, especially web servers (Netscape, Apache), load balancing devices (NetScaler, BigIP, Alteon, switches, and Internet protocols. Solid NFS/NIS and DNS/BIND experience. Experience with administering JBoss applications, including JBoss clustering. Experience with RAID devices. Experience with UNIX and network security, including firewalls (commercial and open source). Demonstrated project management and problem analysis/resolution skills. Solid organizational skills with a methodical approach to systems and problem solving. Scripting skills are preferred. Experience supporting Java preferred. Large-scale, high volume web experience is preferred. Occasional travel to hosting sites or training sites will be required. BA/BS with an emphasis in Computer Science or Information System courseware preferred or equivalent work experience.
Reporting to the Systems Manager, the Linux Systems Administrator will be the primary owner of the architecture and administration of Entertainment's ecommerce websites. The administrator will support and maintain UNIX and Linux server systems in a high-volume web environment, learn adjunct applications running on these systems, and optimize the standard administration functions.
Administer online systems to provide, maintain, and manage the smooth and efficient operation of Entertainment's ecommerce solutions.
Determine present and future system capability needs and ensure systems are capable of handling anticipated current and future volume.
Configure, install, maintain, and tune OS on UNIX and Linux servers. Ensure all defined standards for documentation, naming standards, and change controls are followed.
Propose and review automation scripts and processes to streamline administrative tasks.
Manage processes related to data integrity to ensure accuracy and high availability including back-up, off-site storage, and business continuity planning.
Manage security measures to minimize the risk of internet security breaches.
Manage problems dispatched by systems support analysts as the second level of support.
Participate in 24/7 on-call duties as needed.
Ensure all company policies and guidelines as set forth in the Corporate Human Resources Policy manual are followed.