Linux Systems Administrator
RightScale, Inc - Santa Barbara, CA

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Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Troubleshoot complex networking issues as well as tuning kernel parameters.
  • Manage large numbers of servers through automation.
  • Configure web2.0 software such as mysql, apache, lighttpd, haproxy, Nginx, Rails, PHP, Django/Python, squid, memcached, etc.
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service skills through all levels of communication.
  • Contribute to the knowledgebase, Wookiee and other RightScale resources to help build the best customer experience.
  • Work closely with the team to ensure that all company and personal goals are met or exceeded.
The ideal candidate has a Technical Background and Experience that includes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experienced in Linux system administration
  • Programming experience, knowledge of Perl and/or Ruby a plus
  • Quick learner, self-starter, willing to work in new areas
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills used in a multi-disciplinary environment
All candidates are expected to possess the following skill set:

  • Self-starting learner who thrives under pressure and enjoys success
  • Excellent communication skills and strong organizational skills
  • Dedication to individual development, challenging teamwork, and new technology
  • Flexibility in a dynamically growing/evolving company
RightScale is a great place to work and we are looking for only the best.