Location: Pleasanton, California
Job Type:  Full Time

Our client, a well known player in the digital media space, is looking for a Senior Linux Systems Engineer to act as th technical expert on their Cloud Application Operations team responsible for maintaining and supporting the digital safe cloud environment including performing upgrades, configuring systems, monitoring, troubleshooting, and providing proactive solutions to problems


  • Must be able to work on a variety of systems covering a complex assortment of software and hardware configurations.
  • Evaluate systems components, systems software, networking infrastructure and hardware peripherals for reliability, performance, scalability and security
  • Analyze and tune systems for performance, throughput, resource utilization, high availability, and scalability. 
  • May be involved with data restoration projects using enterprise level data protection products such as TSM, Netbackup, BackupExec, and Legato Networker.
  • May be involved with database management and administration using DB2 and/or MySQL.
  • Document and publish installation, configuration, operational and troubleshooting procedures for use by support personnel.
  • Assist in departmental planning by making specific recommendations for improvement in the areas of performance, resource utilization, high availability, scalability, systems management and operations.
  • Work with other departments within the organization to meet companywide goals.  

Required Skills:

  • At least 7 years systems administration experience managing Unix systems (Linux, Solaris, AIX, etc.), preferably Linux.
  • Hands on experience with networking technologies and protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP, DNS, DHCP, ipvadsm, iptables, haproxy, keepalivd.
  • Should have experience administering a relational database or hands on experience with SQL (DB2, MySql, PostgreSQL, Oracle).  
  • Experience with Perl, PHP, software development (Java, C, C++ ) and/or shell scripting
  • Experience with email technologies (Exchange, Notes, sendmail, postfix, Apache James).

This is a full time/direct hire opportunity in Pleasanton, California. 
Salary is at/above market rate! 


Ref nr: 26901
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