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Welcome to the "Jobs" page at the Linux Users' Group of Davis, a computer club dedicated to Linux, open source, and related topics, located in Davis, California — near Sacramento, in the Central Valley of California, and not too far from the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley regions. This page, as well as our 'vox-jobs' mailing list, lists jobs that LUGOD members might be interested in and/or qualified for. Enjoy!

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Web Programmer, Mouse Biology Program, UC Davis - Davis

Web Programmer, Mouse Biology Program, UC Davis

Posted: 2013.01.20
Location: Davis

The Mouse Biology Program (MBP) is an interdisciplinary group of scientists and staff from the Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine and the College of Biological Sciences, with administrative and intellectual oversight provided by the Center for Comparative Medicine.

Job Summary:
Under general supervision, within a team, implement and support a web-based biological repository and customer services within the UCD Mouse Biology Program (MBP). These services will integrate laboratory sample tracking, data collection, scheduling, and data transfer to an international community. Conduct ongoing communication with the existing IT team as well as non-IT, science personnel through the design, implementation, and maintenance stages of each project.

For more details, and to apply, visit http://www.employment.ucdavis.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=64132.


System Administrator, Mouse Biology Program, UC Davis - Davis

System Administrator, Mouse Biology Program, UC Davis

Posted: 2013.01.20
Location: Davis

The Mouse Biology Program (MBP) is an interdisciplinary group of scientists and staff from the Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine and the College of Biological Sciences, with administrative and intellectual oversight provided by the Center for Comparative Medicine.

Job Summary:
Under general direction, oversee all aspects of IT operations for the Mouse Biology Program (approx 100 users). Manage and administer exchange mail server, active directory, computer applications, web design, billing systems, backup and security for administration and research units involving complex medical and scientific data.

For more details, and to apply, visit http://www.employment.ucdavis.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=64181.


Program Technician [part-time], CA Air Resources Board - Sacramento

Program Technician [part-time], CA Air Resources Board

Posted: 2013.01.20
Location: Sacramento

Please see full posting at: http://jobs.spb.ca.gov/wvpos/more_info.cfm?recno=504802


Air Resources Engineer, CA Air Resources Board - Sacramento

Air Resources Engineer, CA Air Resources Board

Posted: 2013.01.20
Location: Sacramento

Please see full posting at: http://jobs.spb.ca.gov/wvpos/more_info.cfm?recno=504810


Software Engineer - El Dorado Hills

Software Engineer

Posted: 2013.01.20
Location: El Dorado Hills

Software Engineers analyze, design, develop, and implement technical solutions that satisfy business requirements for function, performance, security, and maintainability. They demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of programming and design principles. They perform all phases of applications systems analyses and design. Software Engineers analyze business requirements and functional specifications to determine technical feasibility with existing product offerings. They meet with external clients to determine software requirements and document and present technical solutions to such clients. Software Engineers perform gap analysis and document findings. They provide technical sales support to prospective clients. They research technologies and make recommendations with reference to internal/external suitability. Software Engineers facilitate integrations of new product development offerings into current architecture. They demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the application or product they support and perform a high degree of problem, impact, and risk analysis when changes occur. They mentor less experienced staff.

Requirements include: A minimum of 4 years related programming, analysis, and design experience and strong experience coding in Java and C and working in a UNIX environment. Experience with Exstream Dialogue is a strong plus.


Please apply on line: www.dstoutput.com. Click on careers, then job postings, then site location (El Dorado Hills, CA), select position/s you are interested in and submit to each position of interest.


Linux Programmer - Sacramento area

Linux Programmer

Posted: 2012.07.18
Location: Sacramento area

Perform a variety of programming assignments requiring knowledge of established programming procedures and data processing requirements. Create, maintain and modify programs. Primary operating systems are Linux based, but are not limited to Linux and often interfaced with Windows client systems.

Programming Skill Requirements:

  • Work with a variety of Linux based operating systems including but not limited to, such as: Fedora, Ubuntu, RedHat, etc...
  • A solid understanding of the OS operating structure and functions and installations.
  • A good understanding of network communication protocols and the ability to learn new ones when required... Such as TCP / UDP, RS-232, RS-485
  • Ability to create system clones of customer systems for archiving and retrieval.
  • Develop create Web based server applications and user interfaces using programming languages such as, but not limited to: Basic, Real Basic, C, C++, HTML, PHP, others.
  • Web service application setups, operations with remote I/O controls in support of company products
  • Develop non-web User interfaces to company products.
  • Develop/Create Security and access control features applied on company products
  • A thorough understanding of the IP Ethernet stack and its communications, (Layer-7 network application interface)
  • Setup and configuration and use of network analyzing programs such as WireShark.
  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot captured data communications

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Code, test and troubleshoot programs utilizing the appropriate hardware, database, and programming technology.
  • Create new programs, maintain and modify existing programs; make approved changes noting all revisions, updates and modifications in logic, coding and function.
  • Test and develop programming modifications.
  • Write new program code using prescribed specifications.
  • Analyze performance of programs and take action to correct deficiencies based on consultation with users, supervisor and customers.
  • Confer with users to gain understanding of needed changes or modifications of existing programs. Resolve questions of program intent, data input, output requirements, and inclusion of internal checks and controls.
  • Write and maintain programming documentation.
  • Analyze client/server and micro-computer based software solutions compatibility with company requirements.
  • Maintain confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored or accessed.
  • Document programming problems and resolutions for future reference.
  • Assist personnel of other departments as needed.

Personal Requirements:

  • Read, Write and Speak fluently in English.
  • Flexible approach; Good team worker; Able to work autonomously; Work to project targets under pressure; keen to take on responsibility; Clear and concise communicator.

Working Conditions:
Working conditions are normal for an office environment but are not limited to office only. Required limited travel (approx. 25%), weekend and after normal business hours as needed response to customer systems being supported. Work requires extensive work using a computer and electronics.

Contact: Katrina Nguyen, Certified Employement, katrinan@certifiedemployment.com, 916-771-6886


Technical Lead Linux/AIX Engineer - El Dorado Hills, CA

Technical Lead Linux/AIX Engineer

Posted: 2012.06.20
Location: El Dorado Hills, CA

Technical Lead Linux/Aix Engineering responsible for the build of servers engaging with the plan team for architect and design activities and transitioning build infrastructure to operations. The candidate will be one of many highly skilled individuals focusing on project deliverables and automation of build activities. The environment consists of combination of physical and virtual serves across all disciplines with an emphasis towards virtualization.


  • Provide senior engineering leadership on all Linux and AIX standards including analysis, development, implementation, as well as training and mentoring of technologies across the teams
  • Develop written procedures, engineering drawings, and other technical documentation
  • Coordinate and direct preventative maintenance of major systems components
  • Participate and lead the installation and/or changes of systems in accordance with change management practices
  • Provide coverage for other team members as needed to ensure consistent operations and customer support
  • Analyze technology specifications and requirements to determine if the technology is compatible with our current standards and utilizes the most efficient processes
  • Communicate to the general organization on the support efforts of project related items
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently with competing deadlines
  • Solid working knowledge of storage platforms (Hitachi, EMC, Nettapp), networking, telecommunications, and information security
  • The tasks this individual is responsible are often unstructured and the issues addressed are less defined requiring new perspectives and creative approaches
  • This individual will apply attained experiences and knowledge in solving problems that are complex in scope requiring in-depth evaluation
  • Demonstrate good judgment in solving problems as well as identifying problems in advance, and proposing solutions
  • This individual must work effectively with Staff to Vice President parties
  • The ideal candidate will be a proactive contributor and subject matter expert
  • Limited supervision and direction is provided, as this individual can operate and drive results and set priorities independently
  • Ensure IT adherence to service level agreements regarding infrastructure performance, limitations, and availability.
  • Provide Level-3 support and trouble-shooting to resolve issues impacting infrastructure & application operations.
  • Analyze infrastructure systems performance, collect information, and prepare summary reports.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • 5+ years of experience with enterprise level AIX operating system administration
  • 4+ years of experience with enterprise level Red Hat Enterprise Linux administration
  • 3+ years of virtualization experience including both VMware and LPAR solutions
  • Experience with Oracle/sun hardware
  • Scripting experience required (PERL, ksh, bash, etc.)
  • Extensive experience with infrastructure and server theories, principles and concepts; application infrastructure and standards; networking fundamentals; Windows; SAN storage systems; clustering (e.g. VCS, ZFS, LVM);physical server architecture; Virtualization Technologies (e.g. VMware, Solaris Zones) and LAN/WAN/Firewall/VPN network technologies.
  • ITIL or other best practice methodology.
  • Strong experience in the design of enterprise, high-volume, secure systems and data center strategies
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, leadership, organization and planning skills
  • Positive attitude and ability to work through obstacles and roadblocks
  • Must be able to navigate through ambiguities and flexible to multi-task changing priorities.
  • Strong ability to build partnerships and influence others that are not in the direct sphere of control. With the ability to earn the respect of technical personnel across application and infrastructure teams

Generally requires 7 to 10 years of directly related professional experience and possesses deep technical abilities in one or more primary products, programs or technologies.

Skills: Category Name Required Importance Level Last Used Experience Operating Systems/APIs AIX Yes 1 Intermediate Currently Using 2 - 4 Years Programming Languages Perl Yes 1 Intermediate Currently Using 2 - 4 Years

Additional Skills: Redhat Linux

If you or anyone you know are interested please email William Blankenship, william.blankenship@experis.com. We also offer referral bonuses.


Submitting Jobs for Posting

Linux enthusiasts come from many diverse backgrounds and careers, not limited to the computer science field. A common quality is that they are all highly self-motivated, dedicated, hard-working, and intelligent. If you are looking for employees of this sort please consider letting us know.

If you'd like to list a job here, or have your job listing removed (ie, it's been filled) or changed, please e-mail webmaster@lugod.org.

Important Notes:

  1. Do not send file attachments, HTML e-mails or Word Documents. Send your job posting (edited for brevity if possible) as a plain-text e-mail.
  2. If you include phone numbers or email addresses in your job posting (either for posting on this page, or posting our our vox-jobs mailing list, which is archived), please note whether you'd like them included. If you don't specify, we'll assume they are valid contact numbers/addresses which should be included with your posting!
  3. The current policy is to regularly remove jobs which are older than about 6 months.
  4. Posting priority is given to jobs in the Davis/Sacramento area, then the San Francisco Bay Area. We typically do not post out-of-state jobs (unless it's a telecommuting opportunity, of course), as that's beyond the club's scope (Davis, California).

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