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[vox-jobs] [fwd] Sysadmin job [San Francisco]
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[vox-jobs] [fwd] Sysadmin job [San Francisco]

I've posted this to:  http://www.lugod.org/jobs/ as well.
Enjoy!  Remember to contact Nate directly, not me! ;^)

----- Forwarded message from Nate Campi <nate@campin.net> -----


We're an almost entirely Debian shop in the City, could use some good
Debian admins. If you could please post this to the site:

I'm looking for an advanced system administrator to work as part of a
UNIX/Linux system administration team in San Francisco at Looksmart. The
position's job description very closely follows the SAGE System
Administrator 3 job description.

Applicants can email their resume to nate@campin.net or
ncampi@looksmart.com and feel free to ask me any questions. I'd actually
recommend the position to friends in the field.

Systems Administrator 3 (Solaris/Linux) 
Job Summary:

This posting is for an advanced systems administrator. The ideal
candidate will have significant experience in the implementation of
scalable networks of heterogeneous systems and in working as a member of
a large team. S/he will have demonstrated ability in automating systems
administration tasks and authoring policies and procedures that support
24x7 operation. This position includes off hours, on-call

- Ensure the reliable, correct operation of production services with
  24x7 uptime 
- Implement scalable, multi-architecture network based services 
- Write automation tools for the maintenance of said systems 
- Work with development groups as a partner to meet company goals,
  identify solutions to problems and proactively seek improvements in
  reliability and performance of LookSmart products 

Required Skills:
- 5 or more years of experience as a systems administrator in a large,
  heterogeneous environment, including at least 2 years experience each
  as a systems administrator in Solaris and Linux environments
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills; capable of writing
  purchase justifications, training users in complex topics, making
  presentations to an internal audience, and interacting positively with
  upper management
- Independent problem-solving, self-direction
- Comfortable with most aspects of operating system administration; for
  example, configuration of mail systems, system installation and
  configuration, printer systems, fundamentals of security, installing
  third-party software
- Solid understanding of a UNIX-based operating system, including paging
  and swapping, inter-process communication, devices and what device
  drivers do, and filesystem concepts (inode, clustering, logical
- Familiarity with fundamental networking/distributed computing
  environment concepts; can configure NFS, NIS, NT domains; can use
  nslookup or dig to check information in DNS; understands basic routing
- Ability to write scripts in some administrative language (e.g., Perl,
- Ability to do debugging and modification of C programs
- Ability to setup and manage common network services (Apache, BIND,
  NIS, Sendmail)
- Familiarity with CVS or other version control systems (rcs, Perforce,
- BSCS or equivalent experience 

Desired Skills:

- Experience with hardware and software RAID solutions, 3rd party file
  systems and volume managers (e.g. Veritas), experience designing
  distributed file system architectures (NFS, AFS, DFS, etc)
- Familiarity with MS Windows systems administration concepts
- Participation in Open Source development projects


"2 + 2 = 5, for extremely large values of 2." 

----- End forwarded message -----

-bill!                                    Tux Paint 2006 wall calendar,
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