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Linux Sys Admin
Programming Resources, Inc. is looking for a highly motivated
individual for a Linux System Administrator/Engineer position for one
of our great clients! If your skilled in Linux and any of the
following technologies and feel like hearing more about this
opportunity then shoot me an email to I'd love
to hear from you!
Job Profile and Description
The Linux/Unix Administrator will work with others in the Operations
team to define architecture of new solutions and manage/maintain
existing production systems. The team currently supports Ubuntu Linux,
BSD and Windows operating systems. The Linux engineer is versatile
with their experience in technology. S/he is able to configure and
manage the Linux operating system but also manage the underlying
infrastructure. S/he can configure storage volume mappings to the OS
instance, Network Connectivity (inclusive of routing) and can manage
middleware solutions deployed into the operating system.
We seek an engineer that can thrive in a fast paced operations
environment. This person will aid in the design, deployment, analysis/
troubleshooting and maintenance of Linux environments (primarily).
The person should have experience in architecture/design methodologies
and while also being aware of open source and commercial solutions.
This is a critical aspect of success in the technical environment; we
adopt first stable solutions but also include open sources systems as
part of our evaluation cycles and do deploy them in certain
The candidate must be professional in appearance and demeanor. S/he
is conscious of impact to end users and takes necessary precautions
both architecturally and operationally to ensure that impact is
minimized. S/he must understand the importance of change control
processes and root cause analysis as we work to ensure the environment
is stable and reliable.
Duties and Responsibilities
Manage Linux environments through capacity management, problem
management and overall operational stability of solutions hosted by
the systems.
Trends the systems to identify issues before the create impact into
the production environment
Manages middleware solutions such as:
Zimbra and email routing and management
LDAP solutions inclusive f Linux integration with Active Directory
NFS and CIFS via SAMBA or other solutions
Experience working and managing VMWare Virtual Clusters including
Provisioning guests
IP and network configurations
Installation and configuration of new VM hosts
Migration of guests from cluster to cluster
High availability capabilities of VMware
Skills and Specifications
Advanced Linux knowledge, 3 – 5 years experience in dealing with BSD,
Ubuntu, Debian or other Linux distributions
Knowledge of Linux file systems and permissions structures
Performance management and tuning of VMware and Linux systems.
Including best practices in monitoring and alerting to identify
potential issues before they escalate to outages
Linux upgrades and patches.
Security best practices in both Linux and middleware deployments (e.g.
apache, JBoss).
Knowledge of Dell systems hardware is desirable.
Understanding of network switching and firewalling is desirable.
Education and Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience
Full benefits package provided.
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