Linux System Administrator
Reference #10073

Permanent Position
Posted on 01/29/2015
Start: ASAP
Salary: 75K-85K

One of our clients located in Cambridge, MA is looking for a Linux System Administrator. This is a full time opportunity. The pay range is 75K-85K. They will consider a junior level person. If you are interested in this opportunity please feel free to send me a copy of your resume and salary requirements to Thank you.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

*A technical thinker with a positive attitude and the ability to creatively debug complex problems independently
*Strong ability to work independently with little direction
*Looking for someone who has a sense of ownership and focuses on the safety, stability and efficiency of the production environment * not the hands on the clock.
*Monitor the health of our production systems using Nagios, Cacti and other tools
*Build, scale, troubleshoot and maintain the service platform
*Write comprehensive documentation
*Ability to handle crisis situations with calm customer facing demeanor
*Be part of a 24x7 on-call pager rotation
*Position requires a Bachelor*s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from a Four-Year College or University; or equivalent combination of both education and experience
*2+ years of Linux system administration experience (CentOS or RHEL a plus)
*Previous experience working with mission critical applications
*Networking skills in areas such as dealing with CDNs, switching/routing technologies, layer 4-7 load balancing and network debugging
*Scripting knowledge in at least one of the following areas (bash, perl, python, ruby, php)
*Experience with database/indexing technologies (MySQL, Berkely DB, Lucene, Solr, etc.)
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Required Skills:
Linux, CentOS, RHEL, Bash, Perl, Python, Ruby, PHP, MySQL, Berkely DB, Lucene

Position potential:


Scott Collins