Senior Linux Administrator Adknowledge Inc.
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Technical Infrastructure (TI) team is responsible for building and supporting a world-class technical infrastructure that enables our channels to leverage technology to achieve business goals. TI consults with shareholders to design infrastructure solutions to solve complex business problems and manages and administers core data platforms to provide channels with accessibility to critical business data. TI provides support for database applications to ensure optimum performance and usability.
Our Technology Operations team is focused on delivering strategic solutions that address complex business needs and continued growth while maintaining a 24/7 on-line environment. The Technology Operations team is made up of Linux, Windows, Network and Database Administrators and Engineers. There are currently 12 persons in the Technology Operations department. Technology Operations reports through the Director of Technical Infrastructure through the Senior VP of Operations to the CFO/CEO.
The Senior Linux Systems Administrator will be responsible for providing senior level administration and support of the core Linux environment. Primary duties include:
1. Supporting the core Linux environment. This includes the administration, design, documentation and troubleshooting of the core Linux server infrastructure, communications network, and software environment.
2. Participating in network management and maintenance. This includes the management of BigIP load balancers and email delivery systems.
3. Establishing business continuity standards. This includes the creation of backup and recovery standards and the creation of server/network redundancy standards.
4. Developing and curating working relationships with business channels. This includes the daily involvement with the technology operations unit of each business channel.
5. Assisting in systems design and deployment for new and existing custom software solutions.
Additional duties include:
Establishing and managing development environments for software engineers, including creation of environments and installation of software.
Being ?on-call? 24/7, to respond immediately to any system failures within a rotating schedule.
Assisting developers in troubleshooting issues related to performance of custom designed software.
Researching and planning for future expansion, including software and hardware technologies.
Assisting with the troubleshooting of network and office administration technologies.
Assisting in maintaining hardware infrastructure including datacenter management.
The successful candidate will be an inspiring and confident leader with at least:
5 years experience as a Linux system administrator in a high-demand, 24x7 production environment running SuSE, Red Hat, or CentOS.
High proficiency in systems scripting with BASH and any other language such as Perl or Python.
Demonstrable advanced work knowledge in one or more of the following areas:
Advanced administration, installation, configuration and tuning of high-demand web technologies such as Apache, PHP, NGINX.
Advanced administration, installation, configuration and tuning of enterprise DNS systems running on a Linux platform.
Advanced knowledge of high performance Linux system tuning.
Advanced administration, configuration and tuning of Linux Networking.
Additional Experience preferred:
Installation and maintenance of critical monitoring systems (Cacti, Nagios, etc.) in an enterprise environment.
VMWare or OpenStack experience.
The successful candidate will also demonstrate the following abilities:
Driven: Demonstrates drive, and a commitment and sense of urgency that inspires others to achieve results.
Analysis Skills: Resourceful, figure-it-out-and-get-it-done mentality, and a track record of implementing high-performance technology.
Resourcefulness: Demonstrates persistence in overcoming and removing obstacles that impact goal achievement. Uses all available resources to solve complex technical problems.
Passion for Technology: Getting hands-on with cutting-edge technologies and apply them to solve real-world problems must intrigue and excite the candidate.
Vision: Ability to see beyond what?s in front of them. Demonstrated ability to bring new solutions to existing challenges. Looks for areas of improvement within and outside of their area of expertise.
Measurements of Success
There are several key measurements of success this employee will use to benchmark performance including:
Effective management of production systems
Effective project support with channel initiatives
Servers and applications tuned for optimal performance
Completion of ongoing maintenance tasks
Completing detailed monthly/quarterly projects and goals within expected timeframe
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