Senior System Administrator Position

Senior System Administration Position 

Job description

  • Server farms architecture, installation, configuration, and maintenance.
  • Recommending, upgrading and maintaining current Linux systems.
  • Database administration (MySQL)
  • Source control admin (CVS& Subversion)
  • Network configuration, and system security
  • Linux mail server and Exchange server maintenance.
  • Supporting local software engineers, and providing technological solutions.

Required Skills

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills; capable of writing purchase justifications, training users in complex topics, making presentations to an internal audience, and interacting positively with upper management.
  • Independent problem-solving, self-direction.
  • Comfortable with most aspects of operating system administration; for example, configuration of mail systems, system installation and configuration, fundamentals of security, installing third-party software.
  • Has a solid understanding of a LINUX-based operating system; understands paging and swapping, inter-process communication, devices and what device drivers do, filesystem concepts.
  • Familiarity with fundamental networking/distributed computing environment concepts.
  • Ability to write scripts in some administrative language (Shell, python).
  • Ability to do debugging and modification of C programs.
  • Managerial skills.

Required Background

  • More than five years of previous system administration and team leading experience.

Desirable Background and Skills

  • A degree in computer science or a related field.
  • Significant programming background in any applicable language.

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