Sr. Linux Administrator

Sunnyvale, CA

Post Date: 05/19/2016 Job ID: 22397 Industry: Systems Admin
Category : Systems Admin
Location/City : CA - Sunnyvale
Area Code : 408
Job Type : 1: Full Time
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Id : 22397

#22397 Senior Linux System Administrator - SecurityLocation: Palo Alto, CACompany Description:Our client is a leading provider of advanced web security solutions for global enterprises and governments, protecting 15,000 organizations including over 70 percent of the global Fortune 500. Through the Blue Coat Security Platform, Blue Coat unites network, security and cloud, protecting enterprises and their users from cyber threats whether they are on the network, on the web, in the cloud or mobile.Job DescriptionOur client is looking for an Administrator with the necessary skills, hands-on experience and leadership for design, implementation, monitoring and maintenance of Engineering Services infrastructure environment in a 24x7operations.Responsibilities:- Maintain large number of Linux Workstations (and some window) running Ubuntu, Centos and RHEL. Evaluate and implement software and OS upgrades.- Develop and implement efficient operations management processes including disaster recover, high availability, monitoring software and OS upgrades.- Lead efforts to diagnose and resolve complex systems configuration, production and deployment problems.- Provide support for operational issues including problem solving, root cause analysis and technical, and process recommendations for improvement.- Provide architectural and deployment recommendations based on existing systems deployment and utilization data.- Support an ever growing VMware infrastructure with 300-400 VM's running in 3 locations.- Proactively monitor systems performance and status to help maintain the services infrastructure and prevent outages as well as respond to failure and alert event notifications. 24x7- Collect, analyze and present meaningful system metrics.- Serve as liaison to vendors for systems for maintenance, problem resolution and upgrades of installed hardware and system applications.- Generate and maintain documentation/SOP for systems architecture and maintenance as well as for controls focused on security compliance. Requirements:- Bachelors in computer science or equivalent degree program- 15+ years' experience in Linux Systems Administration required and experience with one or all: RedHat/Centos/Ubuntu- Minimum of 10 years' experience with VMWare and VDI- Minimum 10 years' experience with NetApp or other storage such as EMC, Dell, HP, 3PAR, etc.- Minimum 8+ years' experience in backup and recovery using Symantec NetBackup- Shell scripting, Perl scripting and Linux internals expertise is a plus.- Experience with datacenter administration and maintenance.- Excellent understanding of networking principles: TCP/IP, UDP, Routing, DNS, configuration of SSL certificates- Experience supporting a large enterprise application deployment in a high-availability environment.- Experience working with NFS especially with NetApp NAS and SAN is a plus- Ability to anticipate problems, resolve ambiguity and take decisive action.- Prefer experience with security polices and implementation, as candidate will be involved in execution of security policies- Strong written and verbal communication & excellent organizational and interpersonal skills


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