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<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'>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 </span></font><st1:City><st1:place><font
  size=2 face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;
  mso-bidi-font-family:Verdana'>SAN JOSE</span></font></st1:place></st1:City><font
size=2 face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;
mso-bidi-font-family:Verdana'>.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'>  </span>This is
a CONTRACT POSITION for 6 months with possible extension. The client is open to
hire FULL TIME candidates.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:
normal'><font size=2 face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:
Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:Verdana;font-weight:bold;mso-bidi-font-weight:
normal'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:
normal'><font size=2 face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:
Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:Verdana;font-weight:bold;mso-bidi-font-weight:
normal'>Job Description:<o:p></o:p></span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'>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.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'>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.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'>  </span>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. <o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'>Candidates with prior experience working on a high profile,
large-scale consumer facing websites will be highly valued. <o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:
normal'><font size=2 face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:
Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:Verdana;font-weight:bold;mso-bidi-font-weight:
normal'>Required Skills & Qualifications<o:p></o:p></span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'><span style='mso-spacerun:yes'> </span><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><span class=GramE><font
size=2 face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;
mso-bidi-font-family:Verdana'>5+ years of experience with Linux system
administration.</span></font></span><font size=2 face=Verdana><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:Verdana'>
(Debian or RHEL preferred).<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><span class=GramE><font
size=2 face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;
mso-bidi-font-family:Verdana'>Strong Networking experience with TCP/IP,
Subnets, routing and switching.</span></font></span><font size=2 face=Verdana><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:Verdana'><span
style='mso-spacerun:yes'>  </span><span class=GramE>Must be able to
troubleshoot at the packet level.</span><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><span class=GramE><font
size=2 face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;
mso-bidi-font-family:Verdana'>A deep understanding of traffic load balancing
using either software or hardware load balancers.</span></font></span><font
size=2 face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;
mso-bidi-font-family:Verdana'><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'>Ability to script in a high level scripting language (Perl and bash
are preferred).<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'>  </span><span class=GramE>Should
have a strong foundation in OO Design.</span><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'>Strong and current working knowledge of modern x86 based server
hardware.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><span class=GramE><font
size=2 face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;
mso-bidi-font-family:Verdana'>Strong understanding of software and hardware
RAID with Linux.</span></font></span><font size=2 face=Verdana><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:Verdana'><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'>Experience building Linux kernels and troubleshooting kernel issues.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><span class=GramE><font
size=2 face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;
mso-bidi-font-family:Verdana'>Experience with high traffic web servers running
apache or lighttpd.</span></font></span><font size=2 face=Verdana><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:Verdana'><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><span class=GramE><font
size=2 face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;
mso-bidi-font-family:Verdana'>Experience with DNS setup and management.</span></font></span><font
size=2 face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;
mso-bidi-font-family:Verdana'><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><span class=GramE><font
size=2 face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;
mso-bidi-font-family:Verdana'>Kernel and application performance tuning and
profiling.</span></font></span><font size=2 face=Verdana><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:Verdana'><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'>Experience using Source code version control software (subversion,
git, cvs).<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><span class=GramE><font
size=2 face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;
mso-bidi-font-family:Verdana'>Experience with collocated servers.</span></font></span><font
size=2 face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;
mso-bidi-font-family:Verdana'><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><span class=GramE><font
size=2 face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;
mso-bidi-font-family:Verdana'>Willing to participate in a 24x7 on-call
rotation.</span></font></span><font size=2 face=Verdana><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:Verdana'><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'>Please let me know if you are interested in this position by sending
your updated resume, rate and availability for a phone interview to <a
href="mailto:raj@mindsource.com">raj@mindsource.com</a><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-layout-grid-align:none'><font size=2
face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-bidi-font-family:
Verdana'>Best Regards,<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Verdana'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Verdana'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Verdana'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><st1:PersonName><strong><b><font
 size=2 face=Verdana><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;
 mso-no-proof:yes'>Raj Vemuri</span></font></b></strong></st1:PersonName></st1:PersonName><span
style='mso-no-proof:yes'><o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2 face=Verdana><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-no-proof:yes'>Recruiter <b
style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><span style='font-weight:bold;mso-bidi-font-weight:
normal'>|</span></b> MindSource</span></font><span style='mso-no-proof:yes'><o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2 face=Verdana><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-no-proof:yes'><a
href="mailto:raj@mindsource.com">raj@mindsource.com</a></span></font><span
style='mso-no-proof:yes'><o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><font size=2 face=Verdana><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Verdana;mso-no-proof:yes'>650-314-6408
(Direct) <b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><span style='font-weight:bold;
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