[TriLUG] OT: Sysadmin Job

Matt Frye mattfrye at gmail.com
Tue Feb 24 13:12:32 EST 2009

Hit me with a resume if you are looking....


Job Summary:
The System Administrator is responsible for ensuring effective daily
operations or the IT environment through monitoring and maintaining
all networks, systems
and related infrastructure. The System Administrator has a
contributing role in the development and design of IT infrastructure
as we progress forward.

Duties and Responsibilities:
o Help monitor, manage and maintain our infrastructure to ensure 24/7 operations
o Assist in the deployment, documentation and maintenance a variety of
different software systems for both external and internal customers
o Review peers' work for security and optimization shortcomings
o Investigate and troubleshoot complex production issues, manage
issues in a defect management system
o Coordinate with various teams and external contacts to ensure
project deadlines are met
o Available for on-call schedule

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
o Strong Knowledge of network topologies and protocols (Ethernet,
Loadbalancing, Redundant Networking, etc.) (TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, VPN,
o Knowledge of Oracle, MySQL, Apache/Tomcat or IBM WebSphere
o Solid understanding of system virtualization VMWare, ESX server.
Microsoft Hyper visor
o Significant experience with storage protocols including NFS, FCP SAN and iSCSI
o Solid understanding of clustered configurations including Veritas
Cluster Server
o Significant experience with PERL and shell scripting
o Understanding of disaster recovery implementations
o A good understanding of information security concepts, control
mechanisms, counter-measures and recovery methods
o Ability to lead technical discussions and projects in an organized manner
o Ability to drive problem resolution to root cause
o Ability to document strategies and designs and present to these
ideas to management with cost/benefit analysis
o Must be able to manage time effectively and to deliver on commitments
o Strong interpersonal skills
o Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
o Must be able to operate well in a team environment and when under Pressure

Credentials and Experience:
o 7+ years of UNIX system administration including at least 4 years of
Red Hat Linux administration
o Significant experience sys logging, UNIX account management and file
o Experience with Dell, IBM, HP and Sun hardware
o Experience with NetApp technologies
o Experience with Veritas Netbackup or other enterprise backup
software and disk based backup technologies
o Significant experience managing systems that support mission
critical business applications and Oracle databases

Special Requirements:
o Travel between Vancouver, Canada and Newark, CA facilities
o This position may require proof of a valid drivers license and insurance
o Valid passport

What We Offer Our Employees:
o The Opportunity to Work with a Great Team!
o The Chance to have an Impact and Make a Difference in Our Company
o The Opportunity to Work in a Competitive and Collaborative Environment
o A Highly Competitive Salary
o Medical (HMO & PPO), Dental, and Vision Insurance
o Life Insurance
o Paid Vacation Time
o 401(k) Retirement Plan

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