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Received the following, which can also be seen on our Jobs page at:

Linux / Unix Systems Administrator
Location: Silicon Valley

Are you a Linux Sys Admin looking to reach the next level in your
career? Check out this position in Silicon Valley (Northern CA) $90K -
$105K + awesome benefits, flex work hours & low stress!

Be part of an innovative and talented team that makes a difference in
the industry. Add value by bringing your best in the many roles you
play - first responder, performance analyst, capacity planner,
monitoring expert and system architect. This outstanding position is
with a successful, growing and reputable organization in the Silicon
Valley (San Francisco Bay Area). If interested, please email resume or
questions to: pollyso@synergysource.com.

Job Description for Linux Systems Administrator position:

Responsibilities include:

* Install and configure operating system software and associated
patches or updates

* Manage file systems, monitor performance and troubleshoot alerts
from commercial, open source and locally developed monitoring tools.

* Provide and implement monitoring processes and/or tools and use
automated system software tools and/or procedures to proactively
monitor, manage and report on server performance

* Perform proactive fault detection and diagnostic procedures

* Monitor/recommend tuning of performance of all servers

* Install, configure and manage backup software for host-level backup
and recovery

* Perform analysis and recovery during system failures; ensuring the
consistency and integrity of file systems

* Manage system hardware/software configuration

* Monitor vendor resources for any required operating system patches
or upgrades

* Monitor vendor resources for any required hardware upgrades

* Manage hardware warranties

* Monitor security advisories for operating system and infrastructure
software, and take appropriate actions to safeguard resources

* Implement security patches as needed

* Monitor and ensure proper system firewall rules and security

* Manage server accounts

* Install firmware upgrades as required

* Maintain operating system and supported software documentation

* Propose hardware and software configuration and installation standards

* Assist technical teams in applying best practices in securing the
data and information systems under their control

* Actively participate in developing, implementing, and managing
network security policies, plans, and procedures, including security
architectures, firewall policies, intrusion detection systems,
security data collection systems, and integrated security products

* Participate in establishing, reviewing and maintaining University
information security policies and procedures; work closely and
cooperatively with other University staff members involved with
information security and privacy issues; participates in ensuring
security compliance with governmental regulatory requirements

* Perform system-level housekeeping activities to ensure systems are
operating at optimal levels

* Provide technical support and general troubleshooting

* Support 100+ servers in a 24x7 data center

* Coordinate hardware upgrades with hardware support vendors as needed

* Develop hardware and software configuration and installation standards

* Serve as a mentor to other system administrators

Qualifications Required:

* Minimum of 3 years of knowledge of RedHat Linux

* Familiarity with common server-administration tasks, including
automated installation, system upgrades, software management, and
troubleshooting hardware and software issues

* Experience with enterprise systems management entities (enterprise
storage systems, authentication, directory services, email/web

* Experience with VMware /ESX, NetApps FAS highly desirable

* Proven ability to use programming languages (UNIX shell, perl, etc.)
to design and implement tools, utilities, and technical project

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