Linux Systems Administrator
Dow Jones - Princeton, NJ

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When you join Dow Jones, you become part of one of the most dynamic, creative and savvy news and information companies in the world. As a global leader in news and business intelligence, we're newswires, websites, newspapers, apps, newsletters, databases, magazines, radio and television--including some of the widest-read and most-respected brands, like Factiva, The Wall Street Journal, Barron's and SmartMoney. Our media inform the discussions and decisions that are vital to the world's commerce, while our databases make the business world more transparent. We continually develop technology to transform information into insight and insight into prosperity. From 58 countries and in a dozen languages, we enlighten and inspire audiences with authoritative, differentiated and trusted content

Based in South Brunswick New Jersey, the Linux Systems Administrator Consultant will provide 24X7 Systems Administration support to Dow Jones and New York Post Red Hat based servers, applications, and projects.

  • Provide systems administration support and technical direction to Dow Jones and New York Post servers and applications
  • Performs hardware, software, and application installations, upgrades, support, and maintenance
  • Performs detailed tuning and configuration of operating system and layered products
  • Leads problem investigation and analysis
  • Configures and troubleshoots network connectivity. Includes DNS and NFS functionality
  • Performs user account management
  • Interact with Windows systems administrators
  • Enforce industry best practices for systems security and life cycle management
  • Recommend and develop process and procedures to improve systems and application availability
  • Participate in project designs and engineering efforts
  • Documentation creation and updating
  • Must be willing to be on-call 24X7 and carry a Blackberry
  • Minimum of 5 years Red Hat systems 4+ and cluster administration
  • AIX systems administration experience a plus
  • Minimum of three years experience with Veritas Cluster Server
  • Experience writing Bash and PHP scripts
  • Knowledge of Legato NetWorker and data backup concepts
  • FileNet administration a plus
  • Progress database administration a plus
  • Familiarity with systems monitoring tools and concepts
  • Knowledge of problem and change management concepts and Symphony software
  • Ability to participate in and lead projects
  • Ability to adapt to changing customer demands
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

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