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Company: ACROSTAFF Jobs
Contact Name: DAVE

Job Details: Linux Systems Administrator Date: Oct 10 2019

Job Reference: 10046
Job Category: Government Jobs [ View All Government Jobs Jobs ]
Company Type Employer
Employment type: Contract,
Salary: 85000 USD / Contract
Degree: Doctorate
Experience: 3 years
Location: San Francisco, California, 94101
Job Skills: no skill specified
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Visa Candidates Considered - Yes
Salary - $85,000
Full Time


* Configure and tune system and network parameters for optimum performance.
* Monitor system stability and performance.
* Help develop tools to build, maintain, and monitor systems.
* Ensure 24x7x365 operation.
* Rapidly scale systems to meet demand.
* Participate in architecture decisions.
* Write comprehensive documentation.


4+ years as a Linux administrator

Most recently worked with RHEL/CentOS 5/6; must have solid knowledge of these environments, and be able to answer probing questions about them.

Solid grasp of TCP/IP networking fundamentals.

Solid working knowledge in the following areas MTA, web servers, load balancers, Veritas Cluster Server (VCS), storage (EMC, Brocade, NetApp), network and host security, sudo, and relevant protocols (LDAP, SMTP, HTTP, SSL, DNS, NFS).

Kickstart server experience, Linux repository maintenance, and rpm package creation/manipulation a plus

Shell scripting a plus

Multiple years of experience in fast-paced high-availability production and non-production environments (e.g. ISPs, ASPs, SaaS, etc.)
with an emphasis on remote \"lights-out\" management of systems. A sense of urgency (but not panic) is key.

Excellent troubleshooting ability.

Excellent verbal, written, and customer service skills.

Team player with a drive to learn

Must be willing/able to pass a phone technical screening

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