Job Description :
Job Title: Data Center Specialist(Linux. Unix) Location: Richardson, Texas Rate: $40/Hour JD - Responsibilities: Install and configure Linux servers in production and staging environments using standard build tools, such as pxeboot, as well as in-house tools Work with software tools to administrate and configure the distributed systems infrastructure at LinkedIn Support large-scale, rapidly growing Linux server environment Collaborate to build tools and scripts for automating various system administration tasks Work with vendors' customer support to resolve issues Performance tuning for both pre-prod and prod environments Assist in evaluating new technologies and hardware platforms and integrating them into our production environment Optimize hardware use for various LinkedIn applications, including in-house IO intensive applications and distributed databases requiring custom performance tuning Tier 2 troubleshooting of hardware and system issues Provide documentation of issues and supported systems and processes Work with internal customers and peers (SRE, engineering, etc through tickets, text chat, and phone 24/7 emergency support will carry a pager on a rotating basis Basic Qualifications: 5+ years of experience working in a UNIX environment 5+ years working in a hosted environment. 3+ years of experience deploying and supporting servers in a 24/7 production environment B.S./B.A. in a technical field, or equivalent practical experience Experience working with common scripting languages including shell, python, or perl Experience with applying kernel tuning Experience troubleshooting server hardware and network issues Preferred Qualifications: Deep understanding of kernel internals and performance tuning Experience writing complex scripts for operational use Knowledge of storage technologies Experience running RHEL 6 and 7 Experience running virtualized services Strong verbal, written, and analytical skills and the ability to communicate and interact with all team members