Position: Sr. Linux Administrator
Location: Redwood City, CA
I have this contract opportunity with our client in Redwood City. Below is the job description and please let me know your interest.
MindSource specializes in placing technology professionals with companies in the Silicon Valley Region and beyond. We have an immediate need for a Sr. LINUX SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR with our client in REDWOOD CITY, CA. This is a CONTRACT opportunity for 6 months with a possibility of a full time hire.
The ideal candidate will be capable of working in both Unix and Networking environments and will have detailed expertise on Linux in addition to solid experience on another and exposure to a third (FreeBSD, AIX, Solaris, HPUX). Intermediate to senior Cisco networking skills are essential. This is a tactical position requiring detailed technical knowledge and experience. The ability to deliver to completion (documentation, internal cross-training, QA and handoff) under a constant and heavy workload is essential.
Linux server and Asterix VoIP infrastructure deployment, architecting, documenting, upgrading, monitoring, and repairing the security, network, and server elements of the IT and Development environments.
Assist in maintaining all firewalls, including Cisco and FreeBSD IPFW rules (Not a must)
Maintain and manage all Linux applications and services including kickstart and VMWare environments
Implement new Linux applications where necessary
Manage Linux/Windows backups and offsite storage of tape media
Work closely with Windows/Mac Administrator to ensure *seamless* integration between environments
Maintain systems in development/demo lab area
Test and evaluate hardware for project/site purposes
Maintain complete documentation of all Unix systems
The ideal candidate has/is:
At least seven (7) years experience as a Linux server administrator
At least four (4) years customer service related experience
Proficient with Unix shell, file systems, scripting (bash, sh, perl, python, PHP), resource management, named
Proficient with Linux (RHEL 5.x, CentOS) and BSD
Proficient with NFS, Samba, DHCP, RSA, LDAP, NIS+, Apache, advanced BIND
Familiar with build environments CVS/Perforce/bitkeeper or other major SCM exposure
Familiar with Radius and/or Tacacs and understanding of AAA
Familiar with Opensource monitoring technologies * Nagios, Cacti, MRTG, OpenNMS, SNMP
Familiar with dialer systems (pppd, chap)
Outstanding customer service skills
Outstanding time management skills
Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal in English
Highly self-motivated, as well as capable of inspiring other team members to perform
The ability to work in a multi-tasking environment
BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent work experience
Willing and able to work 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday
Willing and able to perform on-call rotation one week out of five
Willing to work overtime/weekends as needed
For immediate consideration please send your resume to
raj AT mindsource DOT com with expected hourly rate and
availability for a phone interview.
Recruiter , MindSource
raj AT mindsource DOT com