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Senior Systems Administrator-SYS000000FL

Job Research & Development
Primary Location US-Palo Alto
Organization Horizontal Units
Schedule Full-time
Job Level Individual Contributor
Education Level Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)
Job Type Experienced
Employee Status Regular
Ongoing

Description

General Description:
NRC has been exploring and developing mobile technologies for over 20 years. Our current research focuses on the areas of computing systems & federated devices, mobile cloud & web technology, data analytics & data monetization, and high performance mobile platforms. The position defined below is based out of our Palo Alto lab, with responsibilities in the Americas and through close collaboration with our global internet infrastructure teams.


Responsibilities:
This is a lead regional role for the Americas, supporting researchers and engineers, identifying their web hosting requirements and proposing technical solutions and delivering on the same.
This position is part of a small, focused, and experienced Linux and network systems operations team. Solo support and development are equally important to close team collaboration on group projects.
Primary day-to-day tasks include technical support and troubleshooting for existing backend systems supporting primarily the Americas region and for a predominantly Linux based environment during PST workday (no on-call nor weekends). It includes both Dev and public facing environments.
Working with NRC colleagues to help define technical solutions and develop work plans supporting mid and short term mobile technology projects. Keeping task lists for both communicating effort and tracking delivery of solutions.
Hands on technology evaluation, primarily on commodity based server systems, blade solutions and storage hardware. Must like hardware.
Deploy system solutions for physical and virtual environments multiple technologies.
Responsible for improving existing monitoring tool set and acting upon results of notifications.
Develop tactical system automation solutions to drive standardization in a non-standard environment using new and/or existing tools types (puppet, CF-Engine, chef).
Manage backup infrastructure or outsourced solutions primarily for regional data centers and labs but applicable to global deployment in coordination with other regional leads.
Working mostly, but not exclusively, with open source software.
Qualifications

Requirements:
Strong customer orientation, both internally and externally.
Strong system admin technical experience, preferably in previous start-up environments and supporting end-to-end solutions.
Desire to learn new technologies (passion, not budding interest) commonly found in data center centric implementations.
Must be a self-starter with demonstrated ability to lead a project from conception to completion.
SLAs and standardization are equally important to having the desire and interest in deploying and maintaining multiple non-standard backend solutions. This is not a production e-commerce site, however skills developed in that environment are helpful.
Recent experience with Apache, Tomcat and MySQL administration. Understanding of change management solutions (Puppet, Chef, CF-Engine).
Fundamental networking/distributed computing environment concepts; local and network based user and group accounts and permissions; understands routing concepts.
5+ years experience interacting with (or managing) Linux (CentOS/RHEL/Debian) systems.
Prefer recent experience interacting with private/public grid environments (Amazon AWS, GoGrid, VMWare, Eucalyptus, Cloud.com, Abiquo, OpenVZ or similar).
Prefer production deployment experience with TCP/IP, HTTP, JAVA, SMTP, BIND, SSH, SSL and others using Linux.
Demonstrated understanding of best practices in software engineering (SDLC), secure systems design and scalable fault tolerant web architectures.
Ability to program fluently in one or more scripting language (shell, c++, objective-c, etc).
Experience with monitoring systems (SolarWinds, App Dynamics, Zabbix, Nagios) a plus.

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