[opensource] Seeking experienced Linux administrator as hourly consultant

Steve VanSlyck s.vanslyck at spamcop.net
Mon May 2 17:11:04 EDT 2011

----- Original Message -----
From: Warner Moore <wmoore at 2co.com>
To: "colug-jobs at colug.net" <colug-jobs at colug.net>
Date: Mon, 2 May 2011 16:50:32 -0400
Subject: [colug-jobs] Seeking experienced Linux administrator as hourly 

> 	Please see the job description below.  I am seeking a strong candidate 
and will not seriously consider candidates that cannot perform at the 
level identified.
> Systems Administrator (Linux Consultant)
> We are looking for a consultant with strong experience in Open Source 
technologies.  We expect a minimum of five years of strong Linux 
(RHEL/CentOS) experience required with a focus on Internet technologies.
> Aware of best practices, system monitoring, high availability, disaster 
recovery techniques, and all levels of systems administration skills.  A 
dedicated person serious about their career with attention to detail and 
consistent follow-through.
> Must be able to understand existing infrastructure standards quickly and 
apply them consistently without deviation throughout buildout.  Should 
understand expectations within well-run IT department with minimal 
> The choosen systems administrator will be responsible for establishing 
infrastructure in a new data center, which will be built using existing 
standards and architecture with minor variations to accommodate multiple 
physically diverse sites.
> Detailed Responsibilities
> *	Responsible for building LAMP (PERL and PHP) and Java (Jboss) Web 
servers using for internally developed applications using established 
build standards.
> *	Understands the operation of PHP and mod_perl applications, able to 
configure and administrate the infrastructure and technologies to support 
these development platforms.
> *	Able to utilize SQUID as a transparent proxy using rewrites and caching 
for public facing Web application.
> *	Proven success implementing LVS, ldirectord, heartbeat, and other Linux 
high availability software.
> *	Successfully implemented netfilter firewalls using iptables and 
Shorewall or equivilant front-end technologies.
> *	Created customized monitoring solutions using SNMP, PERL, bash, and 
Nagios to satisfy detailed monitored requirements that are supported 
using out of box technologies.
> *	Implemented security standards for server infrastructure and 
understands the implementation of security scanners (OpenVAS) and host 
based IDS (AIDE) as well as network based IDS (snort).
> *	Awareness of PCI  DSS Level 1 and the implications surrounding the 
standard is desireable.
> *	Experienced with BASH and PERL scripting, able to understand and 
operate customized build scripts.
> *	Understands network routing and subnets in the context of the 
identified infrastructure.
> *	Experienced with MySQL replication and common architectures for highly 
available implementations.
> Best,
> -- 
> Warner Moore
> Sr. Manager, Enterprise Architecture | 2Checkout.com, Inc. (2CO)
> 1785 O'Brien Rd., Columbus, OH 43228
> Phone: (614)921-2419 Fax: (614)921-2442
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