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Subject: SAGE Job: Six Apart/San Francisco, CA
Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2006 11:17:04 -0700 (PDT)
From: SAGE Jobs Robot <sage-jobs-offered-owner@sage.org>
To: sage-jobs-offered@sage.org

A new posting has just appeared on the SAGE Jobs List.

Title: Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Job Status: Permanent staff
Location: San Francisco, CA
Company: Six Apart
SAGE Level: III (Intermediate/Advanced)

Description: Six Apart, the weblogging software and services company
behind LiveJournal, Movable Type and TypePad, is looking
Senior Unix Systems Administrators to help us ensure the
health, uptime and performance of our hosted services, which
rely on an infrastructure of 250+ Unix (primarily RedHat
Linux, Debian, and CentOS) hosts requiring 24x7 uptime.

Details: ###Responsibilities### * Define system, quality and
analysis on systems, networks, and applications, translating
requirements into functional specifications and effective
processes. * Provide second-tier oncall support for
production services. * Improve the build and release
management for all online services. * Ensure reliable code
pushes and work with Development and QA on validation of new
versions. * Adhere to changelog process for all production
hardware and software changes. * Work with the Site
Operations Manager in the data center and provide consultation
and strategic direction in systems and hosting technology. *
Define and deliver optimal system architecture projects within
agreed-upon timeframe. * Assist in the development and
maintenance of security best practices. * Own projects for
product changes and improvements. * Develop tools and
scripts to assist with routine maintenance tasks. * Mentor
the Site Operations team in the usage of tools and scripts and
work with them to develop and deliver optimal solutions for
service recovery and business resumption. * Provide
recommendations for scalability and performance improvement in
selected areas of discipline.

Special Requirements: * 5+ years of systems administration experience
in a large scale production Linux environment * 3-5 years
scripting with shell, perl, or other languages * Ability to
architect high-availability systems and services in a hosting
environment * Experience with NetApp, EMC, SANs, or other
high-performance storage systems * Experience with large
scale DNS and Mail systems * Experience in the development
and rollout of operations processes * Previous experience in
an online business is essential. * Experience in designing
and implementing solutions for a large installed base of
servers * BSCS or equivalent experience
Salary Range: Negotiable

Company URL: http://www.sixapart.com
Job Email: fadi@sixapart.com

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