[SVLUG-Jobs] Jobs Senior Linux System Administrator Contract to Hire San Jose

Marcus Ronaldi mronaldi at brantagroup.com
Thu Sep 15 13:11:35 PDT 2005

Position Title                 : Senior Linux System Administrator
Location                        : San Jose
Position Type                : Contract to Hire
Company                      : Branta Group
Contact             Marcus Ronaldi [mronaldi at brantagroup.com]
Relocation                     : No
Sponsorship                  : No
Telecommuting  :All work must be done on site in San Jose, CA
3rd Parties        : Possible but you must include the contact
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 salary rate requirement.
Primary Job Responsibilities
This is a mid to senior level Linux System Administrator role.
Individual will be responsible for maintaining and expanding the
existing development hardware and software infrastructure, as well
supporting the teams working in this environment.  Typical tasks include
traditional system administration duties such as:  user account
management, monitoring & capacity planning, patch management, as well as
participation in architecture and implementation activities required to
support a rapidly expanding developer community.
Job Requirements
(Knowledge, skills, abilities, experience required to perform job)
This is a mid to senior level Linux System Administrator role.
Responsibilities include ongoing set up and maintenance of our critical
engineering environments.  Linux and Solaris skills required (RedHat
preferred).  A solid understanding of a UNIX-based operating system;
understands paging and swapping, inter-process communication, device
drivers, and file system constructs. 
Familiar with all phases of user administration including user support
and monitoring (Nagios a  plus).  Support and troubleshooting of
developer builds is required so familiarity with Clearcase and distcc is
desired. Other desired skills include:
.           Solid Linux & Solaris background.
.           Strong shell scripting skills ( Tk, Perl, Bash, etc.)
.           Experience with NetApp file servers
.           Bind 9 
.           Familiarity with fundamental networking/distributed
computing environment concepts.
.           Ability to configure NFS and NIS.
.           Understanding of DNS and basic routing concepts. 
.           Knowledge of  cfengine a plus.
.           Ability to do minimal debugging and modification of C
@ 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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