Job Description :
Position responsibilities:
+ Engineering of systems administration-related solutions for various project and operational needs.
+ Install new/rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements in an HA environment
+ Install and configure systems which support infrastructure and/or R&D activities by application development staff.
+ Develop, maintain and document installation and configuration procedures.
+ Contribute to and maintain system standards.
+ Contribute to and maintain security posture of the system in accordance to IT Security Policies and industry best practices (OWASP, etc.
+ Research and recommend innovative, and where possible, automated approaches for system administration tasks. Identify approaches that leverage resources.
+ B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent
+ 5+ years working in a 24x7 production environment
+ Extensive experience with Linux: RedHat, CentOS, Debian, etc…
+ Extensive experience with MySQL and/or MariaDB
+ Extensive experience with Virtualization, specifically VMWare ESXi and fail-over scenarios
+ Experience working with clustered / load-balanced servers
+ Expert in Shell, Perl, and/or Python scripting
+ Expert with Apache configurations and web server admin tasks
+ Expert with configuring and implementing Nagios monitoring software
+ Knowledge with OS and network security (firewalls and system hardening)
+ Strong experience with iSCSI protocol and NAS (network attached storage) solutions
+ Solid knowledge of protocols such as DNS, HTTP, LDAP, SMTP and SNMP