[SVLUG-Jobs] Job Capacity Planning UNIX performance analysis and systems administration Branta Group San Jose Contract to Hire

Marcus Ronaldi mronaldi at brantagroup.com
Thu Sep 1 14:18:51 PDT 2005

Position Title                 : Capacity Planning UNIX performance
analysis and systems administration
Location                        : San Jose
Position Type                : Contract to Hire
Company                      : Branta Group
Contact             :mronaldi at brantagroup.com
Relocation                     : No
Sponsorship                  : No
Telecommuting  :All work must be done on site in San Jose, CA
3rd Parties        : No
Directions to apply         :If you are interested in this position send
1)         an updated copy of your resume as an attached file
2)         a detailed summary (see below on what goes into a good
summary and e-mail me if you want to know how to make your submission
stand out)
3)         Your availability and hourly rate requirement.
Key Skills                     : UNIX server performance analysis and
systems administration
                                    Experience with one of the following
tools is required
Hyperformix, perfview,  foglight, silk performer, teamquest, sitescope,
-You must have recent experience with Capacity Planning (This is a
Details on Position         : 
ResponsibilitiesReporting to the Manager of Performance and Capacity
Planning, this individual will serve as a primary resource for
monitoring, tuning, analysis, reporting, capacity planning and
consulting on performance related issues of Solaris, Windows, and Linux
production site systems. This position is part of a team based in San
Jose, CA that provides performance monitoring and capacity planning
services in the Site Operations production environment. A variety of
performance monitoring tools on Windows NT and Unix platforms will be
used to model and analyze system performance and resource usage data to:
highlight existing/pending/future system bottlenecks and make
appropriate recommendations for optimal tuning. The successful candidate
will have strong communication skills in both written and oral form, and
will be capable of explaining complex technical issues to both technical
and non-technical audiences. Ability to interface with all levels of
management, negotiating and influencing, to build consensus is required.
The candidate should be able to take initiative, obtain required
resources and cooperation of needed participants will also be necessary.
Occasionally this individual will be responsible for the implementation
of various programs and projects. These projects will vary in scope but
will be focused around enhancements and changes to data collection,
archiving, reporting and analysis.Job Requirements- Knowledge and
understanding of the factors that affect Oracle and computer system
performance (processor, memory, disk, network, etc.). 
-You must have recent experience with Capacity Planning (This is a must)
- Strong analytical and technical communication skills a must. 
- UNIX server performance analysis and systems administration experience
a plus. 
- SAS Programming and reporting experience a plus. 
- Proficiency with UNIX based tools for file and data management
including ksh and perl. 
Demonstrated ability to: 
- Maintain and report from large volumes of data 
- Develop creative and efficient reporting techniques 
- Analyze problems and think creatively to develop alternative solutions

- Evaluate cost/risk factors to make recommendations 
- Communicate clearly and effectively in both written and oral form 
- Organize and manage multiple concurrent tasks/duties 
- Manage priorities to meet deadlines in a high-energy production
- Understand and react to the politics inherent in organization
- Exercise independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation
criteria for obtaining results 
-Experience with one (or more) of the following tools: Hyperformix,
perfview, foglight, silk performer, teamquest, sitescope, introscope
- 5+ years experience and a BS in either: Computer Science, Applied
Science, Applied Math/statistics, Engineering or IT related field. 
- Bachelors Degree or Equivalent
@ One of the best ways to create a summary is to break down the
requirements and clearly map how your experience matches it. This makes
it very clear that you are the right choice for the position. If you
need an example of this feel free to e-mail me and I will provide it for
Marcus Ronaldi
415-399-1620 extension 4
mronaldi at brantagroup.com <mailto:c at brantagroup.com> 

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