[vox-jobs] Linux / Solaris Server Engineer position...3 openings

Tom Mesch tom at roznosinc.com
Thu Apr 7 13:14:36 PDT 2005

3 openings!  


To apply put the words "Server Engineer" in the subject line and send
resumes to:








I'm friends with this VP of Operations and have worked for him as a
vendor for many years.  I WILL get you results if youre qualified.


This company is a high traffic well known commercial Internet site on
the Peninsula.  They've been around since 1996 and are currently growing


Keys to this position:

We need to find a tech lead / engineer rather than an administrator. 


Someone who owns projects start to finish.  A Server Engineer that is
able to sit in a meeting and tell the development team that they are
wrong if necessary.


Experience with High Availability Systems / or an enormous intranet.


This is more than just installing patches and upgrading OS's


Bonus points for: Being a contributing member of the Open Source
community and also for being published




 . Supporting and collaborate with development team

 . 24x7 uptime requirement for this site; before and after hours
availability is required

 . A lead technical person that resolves complex site issues

 . Work together with engineering to resolve technical and capacity
issues on the site.

 . Project manages cross departmental tasks / projects.

 . Provide tactical support of over 1000 production Linux / Unix /
Windows servers

 . Work with Network Operations Center to resolve site issues.

 . Work with Business development in deployment of new architecture /

 . Performance tuning (application, system, network)

 . This person will have root privileges to all production servers

 . Since this individual has root privileges, a security back ground
check will be mandatory




 . Experience running large applications, with a 100% uptime

 . In depth knowledge of how web services work 

 . Proven experience in Network administrations and routing protocols a

 . Perl programming at an advanced level (references, object oriented
Perl); ability to use Perl to    automate routine tasks

 . Proven leadership / technical troubleshooting abilities

 . An understanding of 404 compliance.

 . Strong hardware and software diagnostics skills

 . Excellent oral and written communication skills, able to produce
written documentation for a    technical and non-technical audience

 . Ability to manage vendors successfully

 . Adaptability to work quickly and change directions as priorities

 . Self starting and highly motivated

 . Positive attitude and willingness to take on new responsibilities

 . Significant build/release experience a plus

 . Large scale storage experience (NAS / SAN, HSM, backups)

 . Security experience (firewall, IDS, tripwire type tools)

 . Operational Java experience

 . Oracle experience

 . Application diagnostic/development experience (gdb, purify /
quantify, truss, etc.)




Tom Mesch

Roznos Enterprises, Inc 
Strategic Staffing Specialist


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