Mid-Sr Linux Admin/Engineer

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Date Posted: Friday, November 10th, 2017
Job Location: Carlsbad, CA
Pay Rate: Competitive
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Duration: Permanent
Required Skills: Mid-Sr Linux Admin/Engineer

Job Description:

Job Description

We have a great fulltime opportunity for a Mid-Sr. Linux Admin/Engineer out of Carlsbad, CA. You will be a key part of the IT Operations team, taking on management of the business Linux servers and clusters. We are seeking for a candidate with strong Linux Systems Administration skills with a desire to improve and cultivate the systems and process.

The responsibilities and job functions are:
* Deploy and manage hundreds of Linux servers across multiple clusters
* Manage the deployment of our custom web scale search engine platform
* Diagnose complex production issues and provide rapid remediation within a collaborative environment
* Compose and maintain internal documentation for IT Operations team
* Assist with corporate IT issues as needed
* Flexibility to be on-call and occasionally work after hours

Does this feel like good fit for your skills and experience? If so, we want to hear from you. We invite you to apply today, please submit a current copy of your resume.

Qualified candidates must be presently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. This company does not sponsor or transfer H1-visa individuals.

* Expert knowledge of CentOS Linux systems administration, management and performance tuning
* Production level experience with one or more of these open source technologies: Hadoop, Memcached, and Cassandra
* Proficient in at least one scripting language (Bash, Perl, Python, etc)
* Experience with system automation tools; Foreman and\or Puppet a strong plus
* Experience with Cisco networking (Firewalls, VLan, Routers/Switches) is a plus
* Experience with system services and concepts such as DNS, DHCP, Kickstart, LDAP, RAID, distributed architectures, backup & recovery and capacity planning
* Virtualization experience with VMware (AWS and OpenStack a plus)
* Familiarity with database administration and configuration (MySQL and\or PostgreSQL)
* Experience working in a C/C++/Java/Linux development environment

* Minimum 3+ years, ideally 5-10 years of Linux Systems Administration experience
* 3+ years in a Production Web Environment
* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (or related field), or equivalent experience

Posted by:

Kforce Inc
1001 E. Palm Ave.
Tampa, FL 33605

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