[SVLUG-Jobs] Systems Administrator, Nexenta Systems, Santa Clara

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Fri Apr 12 23:20:18 PDT 2013

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Job Title:  Systems Administrator

Nexenta Systems, located in Santa Clara, California, is looking for a
Systems Administrator.  This is a great opportunity for anyone with
existing administration experience to expand the scope of their role in
a great company.

The qualified applicant will be responsible for the general systems and
network administration of all Nexenta owned systems, co-lo and cloud
systems . In this role, you will develop and govern Nexenta's IT
strategy.  The majority of your time will be ensuring that all systems
are fully functioning.  Additionally, the Systems Administrator will be
responsible for providing all employees with their required hardware and
connectivity via our internal HelpDesk.

You will report to the Director of Business Systems and will be highly
visible throughout the company. In this role, the Systems Administrator
will need to be located at our Santa Clara Office and should expect to
be in the office most of the time, with the occasional after hours
request for support as needed on urgent occasions.

Required Skills/Experience:

• Minimum of 5 years’ experience specifically in an IT/Sys Admin
role in a production environment
• Strong administration skills in the Windows and Linux Server
Operating Systems
• Intermediate level  administration skills with VMware/ESX
• Strong level Networking skills with Routers, VPN’s,
NAT’ing, and enterprise level network strategies.
• Experience configuring business-class network hardware (Cisco,
Juniper, Force10, etc)
• Intermediate skills with Shared Storage Environments such as
NAS/SAN devices
• Intermediate skills with Mac OS
• Experience with VOIP services
• Backup technology experience, including automated backups of
personal desktop/laptops (primarily Windows) and corporate servers with
multiple operating systems.
• Security expertise, including protecting against and cleaning up
virus/malware, and preventing network intrusion (firewalls, access
control lists)
• Comfortable working in Co-lo environment
• Good understanding of Hardware/Software RAID
• Email expertise, including MS Exchange, Outlook for Windows,
Sendmail, Exim or Postpath for Unix, Anti-spam technology
• Ability to document work and communicate with peers

Desired Skills:

• Experience with with MacOS and Solaris 10/OpenSolaris derivatives.
• Virtualization experience with a VMWare/ESX
• Cloud experience with AWS, Rackspace or Joyent
• Familiar with Apache/PHP/Open Source software
• Monitoring experience ( Nagios, Zabbix, Cacti, SNMP, etc)
• Experience with ZFS
• Experience with collaboration tools
• Linux and Windows scripting and general aptitude for programmatic
optimization of repeated processes. 
• Microsoft SQL DB experience.
• Salesforce.com experience administration

Education (including certifications):

• Required:  AAS in an IT specific field, or equivalent experience
• Desired:    BS Computer Science, or similar degree

A Note About the Company:

Nexenta is an extremely fast-growing storage software company based in
the US with offices world-wide. We are looking for a self-starter who
can work with minimal direction, has an excellent customer-service
attitude and the ability to prioritize a constantly changing queue of
short term problems and long term projects. There are many opportunities
for career growth, acquiring new skills and learning new technologies as
the company expands. 

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