[vox-jobs] [JOB] Sr. Linux Sys Admin | Portland, Oregon | 80-100k

Beau Gould beau at open-source-staffing.com
Sat Sep 16 12:58:30 PDT 2006

Sr. Linux Sys Admin | Portland, Oregon | 80-100k

My client is a leading provider of managed hosting, colocation and
business continuity solutions.  Their core strength is the ability to
combine technical expertise with personal service to deliver the highest
level of customer satisfaction possible.   

Provide server administration as part of the Systems Administration
Group to Linux Servers located at their data centers within their
network. Duties include provisioning new servers, imaging, monitoring
and other daily routines.  Provide escalation support via phone and
e-mail.  Lead new deployments from the systems perspective by
coordinating with customers and internal resources.
* Daily monitoring and maintenance of over 100 servers 
* Perform back up, file replications and script management for servers 
* Test and apply new software and maintenance patches, including patch
management services 
* Complete security audits on a routine basis 
* Administrative scripting with Perl, Python and Shell 
* Plan and expand current service offerings 
* On-boarding and migrating customers 
* Provide customer support via telephone, e-mail, knowledge base program
and other tools 
* Perform other job-related duties as required 

* 8+ years Linux Server administration experience 
* 5+ years Red Hat Enterprise Linux experience 
* Red Hat Certification Engineering experience is preferred 
* Solaris, SuSE and other Linux distributions experience is a plus 
* Windows 2000/2003 is a plus .Solid experience with multi-server
environment / deployments 
* Ability to gather requirements, design and implement appropriate
* Srong process oriented experience in terms of implementation and

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: 
* Strong knowledge of Red Hat Enterprise Linux Servers (networking and
* Familiarity with databases and web programming languages and
* High Availability and failover scenarios, load balanced environments 
* Strong working knowledge of storage environments (SAN, NAS) 
* Software experience with Apache, PHP, sendmail, postfix, LDAP, Radius,
bind, clustering 
* Automation via scripting (Perl, Python, Shell) 
* File Replication, File System Tuning, Upgrading and Configuring 
* Troubleshooting .Disaster Recovery 
* Ability to work well with customers and in a cross-team environment
and to mentor within teams 
* Excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills 
* Documentation processes and procedures 

If you are interested in this opportunity and are a Portland, Oregon
resident and US Citizen or green card holder, please submit your resume,
salary requirements, and a paragraph (or two) highlighting your
skills/experience as it pertains to this job to
jobs at open-source-staffing.com     

Thank you, 
Beau J. Gould 
Open Source Staffing 
beau at open-source-staffing.com 

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