[sf-lug] Job Posting: Unix/Linux engineer in Pleasanton, CA

jim stockford jim at well.com
Wed Feb 6 15:35:28 PST 2008

> Blackhawk Network
> UNIX/Linux Engineer
> Salary range – $85K or better, DOE
> Pleasanton,  CA
> Required Skills
> Extensive experience with Redhat linux (Rhel4 and Rhel5) OS installs, 
> configuration and administration, Redhat cluster technologies and GFS

> A solid understanding of UNIX and Linux; understands paging and 
> swapping; inter-process communications, devices and what device 
> drivers do; advanced file system concepts; can use performance 
> analysis to tune systems; understands package managers, can compare 
> file sets from different servers and create custom packages

> Experience in working with Remote data center sever management and 
> ability to support servers in 24/7 environment

> In depth knowledge of SAN storage and Fiber/ISCSI technologies 
> (preferably Netapp storage and Cisco Fabric switches)

> Previous experience in configuring and managing Apache web servers and 
> tomcat, Jboss applications on Redhat OS Linux systems deployment in 
> supporting production, QA and Dev environments, including the ability 
> to trouble shoot, resolve, and recommend technology solutions related 
> to Linux Servers

> Strong interpersonal and communication skills; capable of writing 
> proposals or papers, and acting as a vendor liaison.

> Ability to solve problems quickly and automate processes.

> A solid understanding of clustered environments; understands 
> principles of application resource management within clustered 
> environments.

> Previous experience creating and managing resources in a virtual 
> environment (preferably VMware).

> Demonstrated ability to create UNIX infrastructure strategies that 
> align with business strategies.
> Required Background
> More than five years of previous system administration experience.
> 7 to 10 years Information Technology related experience.
> Bachelors degree and/or industry certifications are a plus
> Desirable Skills and Background
> Previous experience with Sarbanes-Oxley, PCI and compliance.
> Publications within the field of system administration or programming.
> Appropriate Responsibilities
> Works under general direction from management.
> Participate in the development of UNIX and Linux engineering.
> Apply industry best practices to all UNIX and Linux infrastructure.
> Develop strategies and recommendations for presentation to executive 
> management.
> Design of UNIX and Linux engineering, including security, capacity on 
> demand, and disaster recovery.
> Set standards for UNIX and Linux security, build process, software 
> packaging and turn over.
> Create and maintain documentation as it relates to system configuration
> We are a subsidiary of Safeway so we currently have the medical 
> benefits they offer to their employees.
> Regards,
> Erica
> Erica Rainwater
> Sr. Recruiter ~ Blackhawk Network, Inc.
> Direct line: 925-226-9663
> Main line: 925-226-9990 x 69663
> erica.rainwater at bhnetwork.com
> www.blackhawknetwork.com

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