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Title: Linux Systems Administrator Manager
Location: Redwood City, CA
Duration: 6 months contract to hire
Interview: Phn/skype


Job Description:

Client seeking an experienced, hands-on Linux Systems Administration manager with extensive experience designing, deploying, and administering high-availability systems that support SaaS applications with 24x7 100% uptime requirements.

The ideal candidate will have significant experience and major accomplishments managing high-caliber teams of Linux Systems Administrators and a great track record of designing, deploying, maintaining, and continuously improving uptime, availability, performance, efficiency, and automation in critical production and non-production environments supported by thousands of Linux servers.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:
Manage a team of Linux Systems Administrators whose primary duties include:
o Day-to-day systems management and provisioning
o Front-line handling of product, system, and application alerts
o Troubleshooting
o Capacity planning
o Documentation of Standard Operating Procedures
o Developing tools to automate manual procedures and increase efficiency
o Buildout of systems and platforms to support scaling of existing environments, new applications, and initiatives, leveraging existing and new automation frameworks (e.g. Puppet, Foreman, etc
o Continuous improvement and optimization of monitoring and analytics systems
o Performance optimization
o Cost reduction
Lead team and cross-team meetings (9-10 direct reports)
Manage assignments for on-call and frontline duties
Ensure that critical events and incidents are resolved in a timely manner
Ensure adherence to production change control policies, identifying opportunities for process improvement and overall efficiency
Cross-train team members to prevent knowledge and expertise gaps and single points-of-failure
Work closely with Engineering teams to ensure that infrastructure required to support new product rollouts and capacity expansions are ready well in-advance of need
Work closely with Customer Support teams to address customer issues in a timely fashion

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:

4+ years'' management experience, with demonstrated successes in recruiting, retaining, and managing top talent
5+ years'' experience operating SaaS, e-commerce, or Web site environments that have 100% uptime requirements
7+ years'' experience administering RedHat Enterprise Linux Systems
General working knowledge of MySQL
Good understanding of network protocols and tools
Expert-level scripting skills in in bash, python, or equivalent
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Knowledge and experience with Network Appliance Storage
Knowledge and experience with CDNs (e.g. Akamai)
Knowledge and experience with F5 load balancers (BigIP LTM)
Knowledge and experience with Client blade and rackmount server management tools (VirtualConnect, SIM, OneView, etc
Knowledge and experience with virtualization products and technologies, especially VMware and XenServer

Required Education and Certifications:
BS in Computer Science or equivalent discipline
RedHat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
RedHat Certified Engineer (RHCS) strongly desired