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[vox-jobs] Linux / Solaris Server Engineer position...3 openings
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[vox-jobs] Linux / Solaris Server Engineer position...3 openings

3 openings! 


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I'm friends with this VP of Operations and have worked for him as a vendor for many years.  I WILL get you results if youre qualified.


This company is a high traffic well known commercial Internet site on the Peninsula.  They’ve been around since 1996 and are currently growing rapidly.


Keys to this position:

We need to find a tech lead / engineer rather than an administrator.


Someone who owns projects start to finish.  A Server Engineer that is able to sit in a meeting and tell the development team that they are wrong if necessary.


Experience with High Availability Systems / or an enormous intranet.


This is more than just installing patches and upgrading OS's


Bonus points for: Being a contributing member of the Open Source community and also for being published




 • Supporting and collaborate with development team

 • 24x7 uptime requirement for this site; before and after hours availability is required

 • A lead technical person that resolves complex site issues

 • Work together with engineering to resolve technical and capacity issues on the site.

 • Project manages cross departmental tasks / projects.

 • Provide tactical support of over 1000 production Linux / Unix / Windows servers

 • Work with Network Operations Center to resolve site issues.

 • Work with Business development in deployment of new architecture / applications.

 • Performance tuning (application, system, network)

 • This person will have root privileges to all production servers

 • Since this individual has root privileges, a security back ground check will be mandatory




 • Experience running large applications, with a 100% uptime requirement.

 • In depth knowledge of how web services work

 • Proven experience in Network administrations and routing protocols a plus.

 • Perl programming at an advanced level (references, object oriented Perl); ability to use Perl to    automate routine tasks

 • Proven leadership / technical troubleshooting abilities

 • An understanding of 404 compliance.

 • Strong hardware and software diagnostics skills

 • Excellent oral and written communication skills, able to produce written documentation for a    technical and non-technical audience

 • Ability to manage vendors successfully

 • Adaptability to work quickly and change directions as priorities change

 • Self starting and highly motivated

 • Positive attitude and willingness to take on new responsibilities

 • Significant build/release experience a plus

 • Large scale storage experience (NAS / SAN, HSM, backups)

 • Security experience (firewall, IDS, tripwire type tools)

 • Operational Java experience

 • Oracle experience

 • Application diagnostic/development experience (gdb, purify / quantify, truss, etc.)




Tom Mesch

Roznos Enterprises, Inc
Strategic Staffing Specialist


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