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  • Job type:
    Direct Hire
  • Posted:
    1 year ago
  • Category:
    Information Technology
  • Deadline:
    January 31, 2022
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Are you an experienced System Administrator who is motivated, smart, energetic, and looking for a rewarding position in a growing, profitable, and dynamic company?

OPTION 1 STAFFING is currently recruiting for an enthusiastic individual who thrives working in a fast-paced organization with unique business challenges that require smart solutions. This is a direct hire position located in San Mateo, CA.

Position Overview

This is a mission-critical position requiring a well-rounded administrator who is passionate about learning and taking advantage of the latest technologies.

You will be part of a team that is responsible for our client’s Amazon AWS infrastructure design and migration, our KVM-based virtualized stack at a local data center, designing process improvements, network management, and administering the Linux servers used by our SaaS service, together with a handful of Windows servers (virtualized and on bare metal), along with the services they provide.

Job Requirements

  • At least four years of full-time work experience as a system administrator; or a college degree and two years of full-time work experience as a system administrator. A College degree in Computer Science or an equivalent is a plus.
  • Experience with Linux, Windows, and Virtualization (KVM preferred).
  • Familiarity with IPv4 networking, including DNS, SMTP/POP/IMAP, HTTP, LDAP, SSH, and SQL.
  • Superior troubleshooting skills.
  • Willingness to participate in the on-call rotation schedule with the rest of the team. Excellent judgment, capacity to independently evaluate situations, and identify the optimum course of action.
  • High intelligence and creativity.

Preferred Skills

  • Bash, Perl, and/or Python scripting capabilities.
  • Knows the difference between vi and emacs and can use one of them expertly.
  • RBAC experience, such as SELinux, or GRSec.
  • Expertise in configuring an Asterix VOIP system.

Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive salary
  • Health and dental insurance
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Referral bonuses
  • Generous vacation and flexible work schedules
  • Professional development and career growth opportunities
  • Awesome team members

For immediate consideration, please apply!


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