Job Description :
We have a new job requirement. If interested, kindly send me your updated resume with the below filled skill matrix ASAP.

Job Title: Linux Systems Administrator
Duration: 6 + Months Contract
Location: Washington, DC

The “senior” person should have all the “leadership role” and “planning” info from below, but the junior person should not.
The “senior” person should need 5-10 years experience. Junior should be 3-5.

Primary Skills
Linux, Dell, Apache, MySQL, Data Center, production support and on-call
Secondary Skills
Hands on in data-center environment
Experience / knowledge on mySQL from the aspect of O/s and H/w (please note: no development/DBA experience required)
Experience / knowledge on Tomcat/Apache, JBOSS
Job Description:
Deliverables/ Tasks The Senior Systems Engineer is a member of the Production Operations and Internal Systems team that is responsible for the operation (deployment, maintenance, support, upgrades, system planning, etc) of production and internal systems. This position is responsible for understanding system deployment, upgrade path, capacity planning, and network topology for multiple production web applications. Major responsibilities include software system maintenance (working with developers), capacity monitoring and planning, network topology for existing and future web applications and support for production and internal applications.
Essential Job Functions:
System planning, support and maintenance for multiple software web applications running in production for millions of end-users.
Understand our software deployment procedures and operations in order to be responsible for system planning and implementation
Monitor production and internal software for maintenance and planning purposes
Make recommendations for hardware based on usage (capacity planning)
Deploy software for internal and production systems
Perform analysis and benchmarks relating to the software installations; document and publish results.
Participate in review of catastrophic failures and provide analysis to justify implementing preventative measures via traps, alarms or other contingencies, including redesign.
Proactive management of systems installations’ performance, health and capacity.
Rotate with staff, as required, to provide support for applications on a 24 X 7 basis.
Work within a small production operation team that is fully responsible for the operations of large, live web applications
Coordinate releases with developers and production teams
Ability to take leadership role on projects and consistently meet deadlines
Team-player possessing flexibility and willingness to do what it takes to get the work done.
Requisite Qualifications • 5 – 10 years installing and maintaining production level equipment (hardware and software)
Has worked with development teams and understands the development life-cycle
Competent with multiple types of hardware – Sun, Dell, HP, EMC
Network TCP/IP protocols
Have built, maintained and operated many servers in production for use by millions of end-users
Hands on in data-center environment is desirable.
Must have strong, independent problem solving skills and is self-directed
Excellent understanding of application interfaces, network design and implementation, Linux internals and subsystems.
Proven analytical, problem solving and organizational ability
Excellent oral/written communication and inter-personal skills

Please email your MS Word resume to and complete the skills-matrix below
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