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[vox-jobs] Sr System Admin

Job Description

Napa startup seeking a Senior System Administrator to work with a team that supports the troubleshooting, maintenance and monitoring of an ASP-model, hosting facility-based e-commerce application, which currently hosts 270+ customer websites. The position requires a minimum of five (5) years experience as a Systems Engineer managing Unix/Linux based systems, FibreChannel SANs, Cisco network equipment and/or OLTP databases under 7x24 production conditions. The ideal candidate will have seven to ten years (10) experience.


Essential Functions

                    Assist with architectural network design, server farm design, clustered applications and databases design

                    Identify, troubleshoot and resolve hardware, backup, storage, and server related issues.

                    Anticipate potential problems, make recommendations and implement solutions with regards to high-availability and change management.

                    Provide 24/7/365 rotational support of production systems & services.

                    Perform daily operational activities around monitoring and maintenance of production systems as well as provide visibility of these activities through administrative tools such as change management, incident management, ticketing systems, etc.

                    Identify areas of growth and scalability concerns and recommend courses of action.

                    Work with internal customer service organizations to help address reliability and availability-related issues.

                    Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

                    Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects and assignments.

                    Detail oriented individual capable of working both independently and within a team.

                    Familiar with SAN and fabric concepts and understanding of zoning configuration.

                    Competent in SAN administration such as creating volumes, LUN's and multipath configuration.

                    Backup support of Windows 2003 / RedHat 5 infrastructure at HQ


Required Skills / Abilities

                    Four (4) years recent experience in an operational role with a 24/7/365 e-commerce production website.

                    Five (5) years as System Administrator supporting 30+ servers in a mission-critical environment.

                    Three (3) years supporting of RedHat Enterprise Linux 4+ servers

                    Significant expertise in Cisco equipment IOS programming, including, ASA firewalls, Catalyst switches and CSS load balancer. Intrusion detection and mitigation experience a plus.

                    Extensive bash shell scripting experience, Python a plus

                    Extensive experience with Dell hardware in medium sized server farms

                    Experience with Dell/EMC CLARiiON SANs and storage area networking

                    Experience with load-balancing and clustering technologies at the web, application and database tiers

                    Experience with automated install and configuration management systems

                    Network security audit and remedy experience

                    Solid understanding of backup technologies and methodologies.

                    Must be able to lift 40lbs.

                    Must be able to bend, stoop and lift objects overhead.


Desired Skills;

                    Postgres and Oracle DBA experience a huge plus: We’re also looking for DBA skills in the area of performance tuning, table/index & storage design and optimization, data input/output to multiple syndication partners

                    Experience with a SNMP-based network systems monitoring tools

                    Possess a personable attitude and can communicate comfortably with fellow employees.

                    Experience with industry standard network monitoring solutions is desirable.

                    Possess an exceptional ability to learn and retain knowledge in new environments.

                    Motivated, accountable, and self-starting member of the team.



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