[sf-lug] Excellent opportunity for a Sr. LINUX ADMINISTRATOR
raj at mindsource.com
Tue Sep 4 16:32:47 PDT 2007
MindSource specializes in placing technology professionals with companies in the Silicon Valley Region. We have an immediate need for a Sr. LINUX ADMINISTRATOR with one of our clients´ in SAN JOSE. This is a CONTRACT POSITION for 6 months with possible extension. The client is open to hire FULL TIME candidates.
You will be a part of a small team that has built and scaled a website that attracts millions of people, has over 2 billion monthly page-views and is considered one of the largest internet forums in the world.
An ideal candidate must be highly motivated, have a keen interest in Internet technology, a love of open source software (WE DO!), and a fanatical attention to detail. Not only will you work to directly influence infrastructure design and implementation, you will work along side our developers to help improve our system design, security and user experience.
Candidates with prior experience working on a high profile, large-scale consumer facing websites will be highly valued.
Required Skills & Qualifications
5+ years of experience with Linux system administration. (Debian or RHEL preferred).
Strong Networking experience with TCP/IP, Subnets, routing and switching. Must be able to troubleshoot at the packet level.
A deep understanding of traffic load balancing using either software or hardware load balancers.
Ability to script in a high level scripting language (Perl and bash are preferred). Should have a strong foundation in OO Design.
Strong and current working knowledge of modern x86 based server hardware.
Strong understanding of software and hardware RAID with Linux.
Experience building Linux kernels and troubleshooting kernel issues.
Experience with high traffic web servers running apache or lighttpd.
Experience with DNS setup and management.
Kernel and application performance tuning and profiling.
Experience using Source code version control software (subversion, git, cvs).
Experience with collocated servers.
Willing to participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation.
Please let me know if you are interested in this position by sending your updated resume, rate and availability for a phone interview to raj at mindsource.com
Recruiter | MindSource
raj at mindsource.com
650-314-6408 (Direct) | 650-254-8907 (Fax)
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