[sf-lug] System Administrator needed in San Francisco, CA;

Mark Apton mapton at AA-Technical-Recruiter.com
Wed Feb 11 21:43:58 PST 2009

Apton Associates is working with the global leader in brand protection of
enterprises. They offer comprehensive solutions and services that safeguard
revenue, reputation and brands from online risks.

We are looking for a talented multi-tasking individual to work in a fun and
innovative team environment utilizing open source databases of MySQL and
PostgreSQL powering cutting edge web applications.

Job Title: System Administrator;

Position Type; Full-time regular employee with full benefits;

.       Handle departmental technical projects to completion
.       Provide day-to-day support for troubleshooting applications as
.       Install OS for UNIX/Linux and Windows
.       Provide off hours support on a rotational basis
.       Implement software upgrades.
.       Provide hardware/software support to staff
.       Respond to monitoring alerts and carry out troubleshooting as needed

.       Strong Linux background ( Knowledge of Red Hat and Gentoo Linux)and
a  good understanding of Windows OS with an ability to use most
     Linux/Windows commands/utilities
.       Familiarity with system administration tools and processes such as
     booting/shutting down a machine, adding or removing user accounts,
     using backup programs and fsck, and maintaining system database files
    (groups, hosts, aliases)
.       Apache administration, Tomcat / Jboss,
.       Shell and Perl scripting
.       Troubleshooting of OS and application problems.
.       Troubleshooting of networking problems (from an OS level)
.       Linux Volume Management experience
.       Ability to write system documentation and detailed technical and/or
     functional specifications
.       Strong troubleshooting, decision-making and problem-solving skills .

.       Hands-on experience monitoring, building and troubleshooting
     Unix/WindowsOperating Systems.
.       Familiarity with Networking/Security technologies (Ethernet,
     switches, firewalls, VPN).
.       Experience with internet technologies (Apache, DNS, TCP/IP).
.       Experience with monitoring tools
.       SAN experience a plus
.       Familiarity with PostgreSQL and MySQL Databases

Working Knowledge Of:
.       RPM package building
.       Red Hat Kickstart experience
.       CVS and/or Subversion
.       Cfengine
.       Knowledge of Network services i.e DHCP, DNS (BIND), Samba
.       Postfix/Sendmail experience
.       SpamAssassin and/or Postini
.       Xen or VMware experience
.       Network Appliance and/or EMC SAN/NAS devices

Mandatory Requirements:
.       Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
.       Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with others
     in a team environment
.       5 years experience with Linux/Windows administration.
.       Bachelors Degree in CS or equivalent work experience

Location: San Francisco, CA

If interested please call or send your formatted resume to;

mapton at aa-technical-recruiter.com

Mark Apton
Apton Associates
408 910-6632
www.AA-Technical-Recruiter.com <http://www.aa-technical-recruiter.com/>

If this is not a match for you, please consider forwarding this to
interested parties.
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