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[Discuss] [Position-available] Experienced System Administrator/Engineer
- Subject: [Discuss] [Position-available] Experienced System Administrator/Engineer
- From: greg.carpenter at oasis-open.org (Greg Carpenter)
- Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2012 11:52:19 -0400
OASIS (Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards) is a not-for-profit, international consortium that provides a robust internet-based collaboration and document storage system to help drive the development, convergence, and adoption of e-business standards. Founded in 1993, OASIS has more than 4,000 participants representing over 600 organizations and individual members in 100 countries. OASIS (www.oasis-open.org) is looking for a motivated Systems Administrator/Engineer with experience designing, deploying and maintaining IT systems from hardware up through the platform and application stack to help us move from a self-hosted IT environment to a managed hosting environment. Key Responsibilities: * Analyze and document existing OASIS IT systems to the level of detail required to safely and efficiently rebuild those systems in a managed hosting environment. * Refactor existing systems as appropriate to minimize costs in a managed hosting environment. * Develop a detailed technical migration plan including validation/verification. * Define and implement backup/restore processes to take advantage of services available in the cloud. * Upgrade existing IT systems--OS (Debian), LAMP Stack, and Applications--in preparation for migration to a managed hosting environment. * Maintain existing IT systems until the migration to a managed hosting solution is complete. * Migrate existing OASIS IT systems to a managed hosting solution with no loss of service or data. * Primary technical interface with counterparts on the Service Provider side. * Technical support for the Service Provider selection process. Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field. * Five+ years' experience in hardware and systems administration. * Five+ years' experience supporting an Internet-based business model including a web development team and/or web applications infrastructure with development, staging and production environments. * Experience with Cloud computing solutions--IaaS (Virtualization), PaaS, SaaS--including migration from self-hosted environment * Installation, configuration, patching, package management of Server Operating systems -mainly Debian. RedHat experience is a plus. * System and Network security including firewalls, routers, intrusion detection, monitoring. * Hardware installation, configuration and management experience including rack-mounted servers, switches (especially CISCO), firewalls, routers, hubs, SAN, etc * Experience installing, maintaining and upgrading system and platform services including LDAP, DNS/BIND, Apache, Tomcat, MySQL, PHP, Java (JDK). * Email system installation, maintenance and administration including exim, qmail, ezmlm, mhonarc, antivirus filtering with ClamAV, spam filtering with SpamAssassin. * Familiarity with Internet protocols including TCP/IP, HTTP, FTP, SMTP, SSL, (Open) SSH, VPN, WebDAV. * Application administration experience with Moin Moin Wiki, Drupal, Subversion, Eventum, JIRA a plus. * Experience programming in C, Perl, Bash shell, PHP, Python. * Excellent written and verbal communication skills. * Flexibility to work independently and collaboratively with a virtual team. Location: This position is based in Burlington, MA. Job Status: Contractor To Apply : Send your resume and letter of interest to jobs at oasis-open.org.