Linux Systems Administrator
Responsys - San Bruno, CA

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A job at Responsys is not only a fantastic career opportunity but an opportunity to be a part of something big!

Responsys is the leader in Interactive Online Marketing and recognized by Forrester as the market leader 6 years running. Responsys Interact Suite provides customers with a powerful, comprehensive set of integrated applications to design, define, execute, manage and refine Cross-Channel Lifecycle Marketing™ campaigns across all key digital interactive channels including email, mobile, social and the web.

We're looking for elite systems administrators with senior level skills to run our ever-expanding production infrastructure. If you're goal-driven and a fan of "work smarter, not harder", we'd love to hear from you.

The System Operations team at Responsys provides a growing, fast-paced, and challenging work environment. We embrace new technology frequently, allowing our sysadmins to work with the latest and greatest in the field. Come help us scale to meet tomorrow's demands.

Responsibilities

Configure and tune system and network parameters for optimum performance.

Monitor system stability and performance.

Help develop tools to build, maintain, and monitor systems.

Ensure 24x7x365 operation.

Rapidly scale systems to meet demand.

Participate in architecture decisions.

Write comprehensive documentation.

Requirements:
8+ years as a Linux administrator

4+ years as a Sr. Unix/Linux administrator

Most recently worked with RHEL/CentOS 4/5; must have deep knowledge of these environments, and be able to answer probing questions about them.

Deep expertise in Unix/Linux systems administration, MTAs, web servers, load balancers, Veritas Cluster Server (VCS), storage (EMC, Brocade, NetApp), network and host security, and relevant protocols (SMTP, HTTP, SSL, DNS, NFS).

Kickstart server experience, Linux repository maintenance, and rpm package creation/manipulation.

Mid to senior level programming/scripting in at least two languages (one any kind of shell; the other a higher-level language).

Solid grasp of TCP/IP networking fundamentals.

Multiple years of experience in fast-paced high-availability production environments (e.g. ISPs, ASPs, SaaS, etc.) with an emphasis on remote "lights-out" management of systems. A sense of urgency (but not panic) is key.

Outstanding troubleshooting ability.

Excellent verbal, written, and customer service skills.
Must be willing/able to pass a phone technical screening.

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