[Jobposts] Linux System Admin

Meg Trottnow megtrottnow at quintechresources.com
Thu Aug 3 19:33:12 UTC 2006

Position:  Linux System Administrator 
Location:  Blue Bell, PA area
Salary:  commensurate with experience


Skill Required:
*At least (3) years of hands on experience with building servers, installing
and patching Linux  operating systems and supporting production applications
in a 24x7 environment.  
*Bachelor's degree in MIS/Computer Science or related technology field
*Needs to have a strong UNIX background, Red Hat AS/ES preferred. 
*Should be familiar working with the following application areas:* Apache,
Tomcat, Oracle, RADIUS, MySQL, Monitoring Software, SNMP, SMTP,DNS
*Knowledge in the following areas is preferred:
 o Veritas NetBackup (preferably 6.0)
 o Red Hat Network Satellite
 o Storage Area Network Administration 
 o Red Hat Kickstart
*Sound understanding of operational processes coupled with proven business
and analytical skills. 
*Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring that
commitments and timetables are met.
*Professional and diplomatic communication, verbal and written. 
*Ability to partner with internal stakeholders to design operational
solutions.   *Strong understanding of complex technical products.

Responsibilities Include:
*Monitors daily operations of the environment for availability and
*Develops and maintains operational documentation and specifications on
system builds and standard operating procedures.
*Troubleshoot and fix hardware and software problems as they occur.
*Troubleshoot and fix networking issues (subnet and routing knowledge
*Backup and recovery of all systems and applications in the environment.  
*Responsible for the identification and resolution of service level problems
and the identification and support of mission-critical tasks.
*Test and implement OS and applications patches as well as new application
deployments into the UNIX environment. 
*Coordinate with the Security Administrator and Systems Analyst to improve
and maintain the technical standards of the environment. 
*This is a high-availability environment and will require after-hours and
occasional weekend work to implement patches or perform system maintenance.
*Should have an understanding of basic scripting, such as Perl, CGI, and
*Must be able to work independently as well as functioning in a team
*Should show good leadership potential, and have strong time management
*Commitment to continual improvement of the technical aspects of
applications and operations. 
*Excellent communication skills, interacting with technical support groups,
customer support centers and vendors.

Thank you for your time and I look forward to hearing from you.

Meg Trottnow
QuinTech Resources, Inc.
Technical Recruiter
625 N Governor Printz Blvd.
Essington, PA 19029
(Voice) 610-362-1400 ext 123
(Fax) 610-362-1415
(Mobile) 267-980-1950
www.QuinTechResources.com <http://www.quintechresources.com/> 

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