Our client is seeking a Linux System Administrator responsible for availability, installation, configuration, provisioning, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software in Sunnyvale, CA.Ensure proper security, monitoring, alerting and reporting for the infrastructure. Work with the NOC and DCTech teams, using Tivoli monitoring system and other tools to ensure the integrity and availability of hardware, server resources, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups. Work with the incident team to diagnose and recover from hardware or software failures working with or as the Incident Commander to coordinate and communicate with our internal customers. Assist project teams with technical issues in the planning phases of site or project development efforts. Gather system requirements and support of several project teams in evolving, testing and rolling-out new products and services, then transitioning the site or product to post launch operations activities throughout life of the product or service. Work with the R&D team and other systems engineers to make improvements, Document processes and procedures and follow a formal change management procedure. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience. 10+ years’ experience administering Linux required. Experience administering Windows Active Directory / II Experience with Apache and high volume web servers. Experience with high volume mail servers. Experience with monitoring tools, e.g. nagios, cacti. Experience with kickstart or jumpstart maintenance and implementation. Familiarity with load balancers. Experience in analysis and system performance tuning. Working knowledge of protocols such as DNS, HTTP, SMTP, SNMP. Working knowledge of OSI model. Knowledge of the challenges of a very large multifaceted global environment. Experience in Perl or Shell Scripting, with experience implementing automation and monitoring using shell scripting and other related tools. Experience with proxies / reverse proxies, e.g. squid, varnish. Ability to implement automation and monitoring using shell scripting and other related tools, e.g. cfengine. Must be comfortable with adult content. SKILLS: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem solving skills. Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines. High degree of honesty and integrity. Team-player with a positive attitude.
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