[Jobposts] Sr. Server Engineer position Solaris / Linux San Francisco Bay Area USA

Tom Mesch tom at roznosinc.com
Fri Apr 8 06:26:11 EST 2005

Position will most likely allow telecommuting 2 days a week but you
definitely need to live in the bay area for this position.


International applicants with minor relocation assistance could be


3 openings!  $100k to $120k 


To apply put the words "Server Engineer" in the subject line and send
resumes to:








I'm friends with this VP of Operations and have worked for him as a
vendor for many years.  I WILL get you results if you're qualified.


This company is a high traffic well known commercial Internet site on
the Peninsula near San Francisco.  They've been around since 1996 and
are currently growing rapidly.


Keys to this position:

We need to find a tech lead / engineer rather than an administrator. 


Someone who owns projects start to finish.  A Server Engineer that is
able to sit in a meeting and tell the development team that they are
wrong if necessary.


Experience with High Availability Systems / or an enormous intranet.


This is more than just installing patches and upgrading OS's


Bonus points for: Being a contributing member of the Open Source
community and also for being published


 . Supporting and collaborate with development team
 . 24x7 uptime requirement for this site; before and after hours
availability is required
 . A lead technical person that resolves complex site issues
 . Work together with engineering to resolve technical and capacity
issues on the site.
 . Project manages cross departmental tasks / projects.
 . Provide tactical support of over 1000 production Linux / Unix /
Windows servers
 . Work with Network Operations Center to resolve site issues.
 . Work with Business development in deployment of new architecture /
 . Performance tuning (application, system, network)
 . This person will have root privileges to all production servers
 . Since this individual has root privileges, a security back ground
check will be mandatory
 . Experience running large applications, with a 100% uptime
 . In depth knowledge of how web services work 
 . Proven experience in Network administrations and routing protocols a
 . Perl programming at an advanced level (references, object oriented
Perl); ability to use Perl to automate routine tasks
 . Proven leadership / technical troubleshooting abilities
 . An understanding of 404 compliance.
 . Strong hardware and software diagnostics skills
 . Excellent oral and written communication skills, able to produce
written documentation for a technical and non-technical audience
 . Ability to manage vendors successfully
 . Adaptability to work quickly and change directions as priorities
 . Self starting and highly motivated
 . Positive attitude and willingness to take on new responsibilities
 . Significant build/release experience a plus
 . Large scale storage experience (NAS / SAN, HSM, backups)
 . Security experience (firewall, IDS, tripwire type tools)
 . Operational Java experience
 . Oracle experience
 . Application diagnostic/development experience (gdb, purify /
quantify, truss, etc.)



Tom Mesch

Roznos Enterprises, Inc 
Strategic Staffing Specialist
Http://www.roznosinc.com <http://www.roznosinc.com/> 





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