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[vox-jobs] [fwd] JOB - System Administrator with Ning.com[Peninsula?]
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[vox-jobs] [fwd] JOB - System Administrator with Ning.com[Peninsula?]

I forget, but I think Ning is in Palo Alto?  Too lazy/tired to look it up.
Sorry ;)

----- Forwarded message from Yancy Rivera <yancy@ning.com> -----

Date: Tue, 4 Aug 2009 18:24:19 -0400
From: "Yancy Rivera" <yancy@ning.com>
Subject: JOB - System Administrator with Ning.com
To: <webmaster@lugod.org>

   Unix (Solaris) System Administrator
   The Operations team at Ning is responsible for rapidly scaling a system
   composed of thousands of moving parts at exponentially increasing levels
   of traffic. Our team is strategically building and evolving management
   systems for a heterogeneous infrastructure that includes Solaris, Linux,
   and some Windows servers. We are currently tasked with creating deployment
   and management systems for our high availability, high growth
   infrastructure as well as developing precise early warning monitoring
   technologies that dynamically track anomalous behavior.
   o        Design, build and operate systems run at scale for a rapidly
   growing heterogeneous infrastructure.
   o         Provide datacenter expertise in managing and deploying high
   availability multi-site infrastructure
   o        Provide Linux and Solaris expertise for high volume production
   o        Identify, resolve, and prevent existing and future system bottle
   neck issues.
   o        Participate in 24/7 on call rotation
   Required Skills
   * Minimum of 3 years experience building and managing "lights out"
   datacenter infrastructure comprising 500+ servers/nodes
   * Hands on experience administering and configuring UNIX servers with 3-5
   years experience with Solaris, Linux, and server virtualization
   (VMWare/Zones, etc)
   * Knowledgeable of TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS, SMTP, DHCP, SNMP, LDAP, and other
   core protocols for systems administration
   * Strong background in troubleshooting large scale, high volume services
   with multiple dynamic components including web servers, SQL databases,
   Java application servers, and LAMP environments
   * Experience in tools creation and application maintenance with strong
   scripting skills in one or more languages: Bash, Python, Perl, Ruby
   * Strong documentation and communication skills
   Desirable and preferred experience:
   * Platform knowledge for equipment from: NetApp, 3Par, Cisco, Juniper, F5,
   Sun Microsystems, Dell, Brocade
   * In-depth, detailed knowledge of Solaris and Linux performance tuning and
   kernel modification
   * Experience with automation frameworks such as Cfengine, Puppet,
   Kickstart, Jumpstart
   * Familiarity with routers, switches, hardware load balancers, and
   firewalls beneficial
   * Experience with systems monitoring and management tools such as Nagios,
   Zenoss, Cacti, Puppet and similar solutions
   * Understanding of storage fundamentals and experience with NFS, ZFS, and
   * Experience supporting Oracle and MySQL

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