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Career Opportunity

TITLE:  Systems Administrator
LOCATION:  US – Seattle
STATUS:  Full Time, Exempt
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:  None

DESCRIPTION:
We are seeking a Systems Administrator with experience supporting 24x7x365 data center operations. The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented, proactive self starter who has drive, initiative and ability to "get things done." We will rely on you to be responsible for the overall IT infrastructure, office and development environments, as well as production infrastructure hosting a Data-As-A-Service platform.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage 30-50 CentOS Linux hosts running the company's service platform
  • Manage storage arrays, network switches, firewalls and other network devices
  • Maintain and monitor overall systems operations, including traffic between multiple data centers
  • Regularly manage HA databases and data warehouse (in consultation with DBA)
  • Identify problems, execute solutions and document them
  • Work with development staff to create and support current and future products
  • Participate in on-call rotation

Helpful Additional Skills:

  • 5-7 years solid experience in IT technology
  • 3-5 years experience in a high-load server environment
  • 3-5 years of RedHat, CentOS or other RHEL derivative
  • Expert knowledge of IP networking and routing
  • Expert knowledge of firewalls, IDS, network and host based monitoring tool
  • Experience developing scripts and automation tools using scripting languages (Perl, Python, shell, ruby)
  • Experience with and understanding of storage systems (SAN, RAID, NAS)
  • Experience with purchase justification & managing vendors
  • Ability to learn new technologies, perform competitive analysis, and provide recommendations for implementation
  • Expert problem solving skills
  • Experience with virtualization using KVM, Xen and/or VMWare ESX in a datacenter environment
  • Familiarity with PostgreSQL

Helpful Additional Skills:

  • Experience with Windows Server, Active Directory, Exchange
  • Familiarity with Apache Web Server and/or Apache Tomcat
  • Experience automating data transfer with various communication protocols (ftp, sftp, scp, ftps)
  • Familiarity with Shoretel phone systems
  • Familiarity with Cisco Ipsec and/or SSL VPN
  • Experience configuring/maintaining Subversion

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send your cover letter and resume to:

Include the job title – Systems Administrator – in the subject line.

Make sure that your resume has contact information listed at the top.