[brlug-general] job opportunity
dustin at puryear-it.com
Fri Jul 11 14:04:58 CDT 2008
President and Sr. Consultant
Puryear Information Technology, LLC
Author, "Best Practices for Managing Linux and UNIX Servers"
Tim Fournet wrote:
> I saw it in the first line of his email
> Dustin Puryear wrote:
>> Did you include contact info? I don't see it here.
>> Dustin Puryear
>> President and Sr. Consultant
>> Puryear Information Technology, LLC
>> 225-706-8414 x112
>> Author, "Best Practices for Managing Linux and UNIX Servers"
>> Ronnie Gilkey wrote:
>>> If any of you are interested in the opportunity below, contact me
>>> off-list and I will pass your information along.
>>> Ronnie Gilkey
>>> ronnie at puryear-it.com
>>> -- Puryear Information Technology, LLC Baton Rouge, LA * 225-706-8414
>>> http://www.puryear-it.com Visit
>>> http://www.puryear-it.com/publications.htm to download your free copies
>>> of: "Best Practices for Managing Linux and UNIX Servers" "Spam Fighting
>>> and Email Security in the 21st Century
>>> I am in search of a Linux Admin. If you know of someone who might be
>>> interested please give me a call.
>>> *Primary Responsibilities*:
>>> The Linux Systems Administrator will be responsible for the deployment
>>> and maintenance of Linux systems and application software in multiple
>>> clusters worldwide. The ideal candidate will possess a deep
>>> understanding of Linux and related technologies, and will be capable of
>>> working in a multiple-distribution environment.
>>> Additionally, this person must be able to function effectively in a
>>> fast-paced environment where projects
>>> may take as little as a few days from conception to deployment.
>>> * A four year Technical/Bachelors degree in Computer Science or
>>> * Minimum of 5 - 7 years experience with multiple Linux
>>> distributions, installation, configuration management and patch
>>> administration as member of a production support team.
>>> * Strong knowledge of Linux kernel configuration, performance
>>> monitoring, and tuning.
>>> * Configuration and maintenance of common applications such as
>>> Sendmail, Apache (1.x & 2.x), Tomcat, Squid, MySQL, NFS, DHCP,
>>> NTP, SSH, DNS, and SNMP.
>>> * Strong knowledge of large-scale Linux deployment methodologies,
>>> kernel configuration, performance monitoring, and tuning.
>>> * Strong experience scripting languages (including Perl & bash).
>>> * Experience working with load balancing technologies and
>>> large-scale web server farms.
>>> * Good written and verbal communication skills.
>>> * Strong organizational skills.
>>> * Advanced problem solving skills.
>>> * Experience with large-scale (multiple-TB) NAS/SAN environments
>>> (EMC, Network Appliance, and Brocade experience preferred).
>>> * Experience with production level support of large-scale database
>>> installations – including Oracle, EDB technologies.
>>> * Proven ability to quickly learn and implement unfamiliar
>>> * Be part of 24x7 on-call rotation schedule.
>>> * Proven ability to quickly isolate and troubleshoot issues under
>>> pressure in a production environment.
>>> * Ability to clearly document design and procedural information.
>>> * Must be willing to travel to domestic and international datacenter
>>> * Previous experience as a member of an IT operations team.
>>> *Desired skills and knowledge:*
>>> * *
>>> * Prior hands on experience with Dell Power-Edge and IBM x-series
>>> * Prior experience in benchmarking new technologies and providing
>>> concise feedback to management.
>>> * Prior experience as technical-lead and capable of scoping,
>>> planning and designing deployment architectures (host level as
>>> well as storage).
>>> * Prior experience in production deployment and management of Xen.
>>> * Strong knowledge of SAN technologies such as EMC Clariion/DMX.
>>> * Good working knowledge of Sun Solaris.
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