[Jobposts] Systems Administrator

Schumacher, Steven Steven_Schumacher at cable.comcast.com
Thu Jul 5 17:55:33 UTC 2007

Company: CIM (Comcast Interactive Media) 


Systems Administrator

Position Type

Full Time





Reports to Title

Director of Operations


Become a member of a dynamic and growing team that is vital to Comcast
and its internet properties. The individual will be an integral part of
the development and testing team, closely working with and supporting
the activities of the principal engineers, developers, and software
testers for new application deployment and sustained engineering of
existing applications. They will participate be responsible for support
of production systems and development systems at our data center.


 Manage all production Solaris/Linux/UNIX systems

 Monitor stability and performance

 Provide support for common and advanced administrative tasks

 Diagnose, correct and document system level problems

 Ability to solve problems quickly and automate processes

 Rack space planning, management and cabling, mounting of various

 Architecture and environment planning

 Manage and operate back-up systems for production and development

 Management of IP address space for the environment, including private
address NATing and creation of Virtual IP addresses for supporting
clustered and load-balanced solutions 

 Liaison with technical suppliers to coordinate on-boarding and
of-boarding of new technologies. 

 Establish and document standard operating procedures for the technical
eco-systems that are being managed.


 BA/BS in Computer Science or a related technical discipline
 Five (5) years minimum experience in the configuration and management
of UNIX servers and IP network devices and environments, including Sun /
Solaris, Intel/Linux web and application servers, Cisco switches and
routers. MS Windows server experience, also a plus
 Experience in a production service environment
 In depth knowledge of UNIX systems and variants
 In depth knowledge of TCP/IP TCP/IP networking concepts, NATing and
address space management 
 Experience with scripting (Perl preferred)
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills
 Ability to handle on-call duty as well as out-of-band requests
 Strong sense of responsibility, ability to work in a team environment,
helpful can-do attitude

Comcast is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Drug-free
workplace employer.




Steven Schumacher

Comcast Recruiter


steven_schumacher at cable.comcast.com


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