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Linux Systems Administrator

Pleasanton, California | Contract

Post Date: 05/30/2017 Job ID: 16983 Industry: Engineering

Position Title: Linux Systems Administrator

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Pleasanton, CA

In this role, your daily work will have a direct impact on our customers and our business. You’ ll be responsible for maintenance of   global production and development systems.

The ideal candidate will have a solid ‘ hands-on’ background in managing Linux systems with experience in tools to automate systems deployment and management tasks.

Responsibilities:
  • Work as a member of a global team managing large 24 x 7 cloud platforms.
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting of Linux/Unix servers
  • Building tools to automate server provisioning, management and scaling
  • Work closely with development teams, architects and application teams to deliver multiple projects

Minimum Requirements:
  • This should be a senior role, and I would like to have someone who has at least 8+ years of experience*
  • Technical degree or work experience equivalent
  • Practical experience (education, lab, small business), building and managing large scale Linux/Unix-based systems
  • Strong knowledge of all layers of the TCP/IP stack and common Internet services/protocols such as SMTP, DNS, LDAP, NTP, HTTP.
  • Proficiency in at least one of the following: shell scripting, Perl, Java, Python or Ruby highly desirable
  • Experience in automating large-scale deployments with modern software configuration management tools (Chef) is desirable.
  • Ability to perform routine, repetitive tasks accurately
  • Able to thrive in a fast paced, high energy and fun work environment
  • Good verbal & written communication skills and demonstrated ability to collaborate across teams and organizations

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Jason Mason

My goal as a Technical recruiter is to gain credibility and trust with candidates, learn about their skills and aspirations, and find the best position for them to grow professionally. New to Protingent, I am eager to apply my recruiting skills in the technical world. I love recruiting because it utilizes my personality, intelligence, and creativity to become more efficient and effective every day. When I am not at work, I am a very passionate musician (I sing and play guitar daily). Ping me, let's get started today.

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