Senior Linux Admin (Temp-Perm) Proofpoint
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Are you an adaptable, agile thinker who enjoys a technical challenge? Do you thrive on seeing results? Do you know virtualization stacks inside out and backwards?
Join our team as we dig deep into KVM and VMWare performance and optimization.
Project work focusing on transitioning from one virtualization platform to another with zero downtime
Ensuring deep monitoring and timely alerting to proactively notify the NOC of problems
Providing automation to simplify daily, routine tasks
Writing clear and concise documentation to support the NOC and other support groups
Training and mentoring junior staff to improve their ability to support the environment
Required skills and experience:
Demonstrable skills and 5+ years? experience managing, troubleshooting, and tuning Linux systems
Experience with CentOS or Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and creating RPM packages.
Experience with VMware vSphere, ESX / ESXi, and vCenter
Experience with OpenStack or KVM virtualization technologies
Hands-on experience with Perl, Python, or Ruby
Solid experience working using Puppet for configuration management
Expert understanding of industry-standard foundation technologies such as DNS, SMTP, NTP, LDAP, and NFS
Experience managing a large distributed computing environment (1000+ systems)
Experience with industry-standard operational practices such as change management, incident management, and working in colocation data centers.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Desired skills and experience:
Experience operating production Internet-facing services for large enterprise customers
Experience managing multi-tier web services using technologies such as Apache web server or Tomcat, Java applications, and MySQL
Experience with monitoring and alerting systems such as Nagios
Experience with public cloud providers such as Amazon EC2 or Rackspace Cloud
Proofpoint, Inc. helps the largest and most successful companies in the world protect and govern their most sensitive data. Founded in 2002 by the former CTO of Netscape and headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, Proofpoint was funded by top Silicon Valley investors, including Benchmark Capital and Mohr Davidow Ventures before going public earlier this year.
Please note that Proofpoint does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Services Agreement, Proofpoint will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Proofpoint explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.
||892 Ross Drive |
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED