Company: Interwest Search
Location: Pasadena, CA 91109
Type: Contract
Education: Bachelor of Science
Will Relocate: Yes
Cameron Knight
P: 3038640556

DevOps System Administrator

Job duties include all aspects of system administration including installation, configuration, implementation, and maintenance of Linux servers, both hardware and virtual.

The System Administrator will be responsible for disk storage devices, SAN and NAS devices, and network equipment.  Responsibilities also include building, configuring, and troubleshooting open source and commercial applications, backups and restoration, user support, and documentation. 

Required Skills:

  • Six years of System Administrator experience using Linux
  • In depth knowledge of Linux with a focus on Redhat/CentOS, including system design, configuration, maintenance, upgrade and administration
  • Strong knowledge of Storage Technology, both local and hosted, including design, implementation, maintenance, upgrade / transition planning and execution.
  • Strong knowledge of NFS
  • Experience with LDAP and/or Active Directory
  • Experience with networking (Troubleshooting, DNS, protocols, hardware and software)
  • Strong knowledge of virtualization (VMWare, Docker, Xen, etc.)
  • Strong in configuration management practices and related tools such as Puppet, Git, Salt, Packer.
  • Experience in the installation, configuration, and maintenance of both public licensed and Commercial-off-the-Shelf software tools
  • Coding experience with languages such as Python, Java, Shell scripting.
  • Experience with a trouble ticketing system
  • Experience with Amazon and/or Microsoft Cloud
  • Experience with Continuous Integration methodology. 

Desired Skills:

  • Excellent user interface / interpersonal / written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience supporting Microsoft Windows computing environments. 
  • Experience with hardware running Linux or Windows operating systems.  
  • The ability to operate in a team environment consisting of both internal and external members, co-workers and customers
  • The ability to document and electronically store daily task information, architecture, processes, and user instructions
  • Experience with monitoring tools such as Nagios, Zabbix, Cacti and Ganglia
  • The ability to work independently

Desired Education: 

  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts with at least 6 years of experience that demonstrate technical, communication and development skills. May substitute experience for education. ([link removed], Associate’s degree plus 10 years of directly related experience, no degree plus 14 years of directly related experience.)
  • United States Citizen