[wplug-jobs] Senior Unix Systems Administrator

sandra at hiredemand.com sandra at hiredemand.com
Tue Apr 29 11:48:59 EDT 2008

This position is located in Pittsburgh, Pa.  All interested applicants,
please submit your resume to:

sandra at hiredemand.com


Key Responsibilities:

•Under the supervision of the Director, IT provide technical leadership of
a large Linux environment;
•Perform design and administration activities on Linux servers and desktops;
•Manage multiple large Network Appliance servers;
•Manage a complex NetBackup environment;
•Write scripts to automate administration tasks;
•Provide technical and judgment mentorship to junior Systems Administrators;
•Perform routine administration activities on Windows servers and desktops;
•Perform system backups;
•Completely resolve assorted end-user issues in a timely manner;
•Participate in the on-call rotation;
•Perform assorted light-duty facilities activities, such as physically
moving users, managing keys, etc.

Qualifications Required:

•Strong work ethic;
•Positive can-do disposition;
•Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
•Capable of writing proposals, and act as a vendor liaison;
•Deep knowledge of UNIX fundamentals (paging, swapping, IPC, device
drivers, performance tuning)
•Deep knowledge of networking concepts (IP, routers, routing protocols,
firewalls, switches, etc)
•Ability to write scripts in some administrative language (Tk, Perl, Bash,
a shell);
•Familiarity with Microsoft products (Server OS’s, XP, SQL Server,
Exchange, IIS);
•Experience in an environment with at least 150 users, and at least 300
•Motivation and ability to learn new skills quickly;
•5-10 years experience.

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