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Cupertino, California - USD Full Time Posted: Thursday, 8 November 2018
UNIX Systems Administrator

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States

Software and Services

+ Minimum 3 years UNIX systems administration experience including support of internet-facing servers.

+ Strong troubleshooting ability

+ General understanding of video and photo file types, frame rates, transcodes, tech specs, etc. as it relates to server/storage and compression used by technical teams.

+ Ability to perform multiple roles as part of a small IT team including: systems and database administration, project management, business technology consultant, automation engineer, and more.

+ Working knowledge of multi-tier applications and their dependencies including load balancing, TCP/IP networking, web services, LDAP and DNS.

+ Experience with monitoring tools such as Sensu, Nagios and Splunk

+ Experience with Chef or similar automation frameworks.

+ Proficiency with file servers, including NAS and SAN, and associated protocols to serve files across a network: NFS, SMB, Xsan and AFP.

+ Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; capable of writing justifications, training users in complex topics, writing status reports, documenting procedures, and interacting positively with other staff and management.

+ Must be capable of independent problem-solving and self-direction.

+ Deftness to handle multiple simultaneous competing priorities and deliver solutions in a timely manner.

+ Capability to easily change priorities as the business dictates.

+ Basic knowledge of dev ops principles and AGILE development practices, tools and methodologies.

+ Knowledge of business continuity planning/disaster recovery processes, procedures and best practices a plus.

+ Ability to travel internationally.


Administer production, staging, test and development environments for a myriad of applications in an agile organization.
Provide training, support and guidance to end users, other administrators, and technical support teams
Respond to escalated support requests via a ticketing system
Create and maintain accurate, up-to-date documentation
Proactively evaluate new products, vendor patches and releases.
Provide input to improve the stability, security, efficiency and scalability of systems
Administer and ensure the proper execution of backup systems
Provide 24x7 on-call support to handle urgent escalations

*Education & Experience*

BS in Computer Science or equivalent preferred
Program or Project Management certificate (PMP, PgMP, SAPM or other) preferred

*Additional Requirements*

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Cupertino, California, United States of America
11/8/2018 4:57:25 PM

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