[UPHPU-jobs] Sr. Linux Systems Administrator at Breakthrough Sourcing

Christopher Lipe uphpu-jobs-postbot at uphpu.org
Thu Sep 15 12:36:18 MDT 2011

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Breakthrough Sourcing
Salt Lake City

Christopher Lipe
chris at breakthroughsourcing.com

Sr. Linux Systems Administrator
$90,000 +

Salt Lake City based firm is immediately seeking a full-time Systems Administrator to assist them in administering all *ix servers (currently migrating from Solaris to Red Hat). This position will be on-site, with no travel and minimal on-call responsibilities.

This position is mid-senior level and responsibilities will include: installation, backups, patch management, performance tuning, scripting/automation of recurring tasks, day-to-day system resource management and monitoring. Candidates will need to interface with Software Engineers, QA, PKI staff, and Network Engineering in the determination of deadlines & priorities for application development & system tasks. Occasional after hour maintenance will be required.

In this position candidates will be given the opportunity to learn and support cross-platform environments. This is a salaried position with benefits. Due to the nature of the information being managed, candidates must be able to pass a credit and criminal background check.

Required skills:
A solid understanding of a *ix operating systems, inter-process communication,
file system concepts.

Experienced System Administration in an highly available server infrastructure.

Basic understanding of Operating System security and auditing.

Basic networking (TCP/IP) understanding is required.

Working knowledge of DNS, DHCP. LDAP.

Working knowledge of tape backup/recovery and disaster planning and recovery.

Strong Perl and UNIX shell scripting expertise & related utilities is preferred.


Understanding of SAN/NAS and associated protocols.

Experience programming and supporting systems using Java is preferred.

Oracle 11g experience is preferred.

Cryptography/PKI experience is a plus.

Required experience:
Bachelors degree in CS and 5+ years of relevant experience. Degree not necessarily a requirement for candidates with comparable experience.

Generous salary plus standard benefits package. Please contact me for more details.

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