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Linux Sysadmin job opening

Also, the position is in Needham, and the company is a tech company and they
are profitable.  I know that matters a lot these days.

Matt Shields <>

On 10/19/06, Matt Shields <mattboston at> wrote:
> A friend asked me to pass this along, they are looking for a Linux System
> Admin.    If you're interested just let me know how to contact you and i'll
> pass your info onto my friend.
> ? Maintain Debian GNU/Linux servers in an exciting, mission-critical,
> environment
> ? Develop new technologies to help manage a large number of servers
> ?
> ? Expert Debian GNU/Linux administration skills (i386 and/or amd64)
> ? Experience maintaining networks of medium to large-scale server farms
> ? Strong networking experience with OpenBSD (Packet Filter, Routing, QoS)
> ? Security-conscious and thorough understanding of fundamental networking
> principles, including protocols such as TCP, UDP, IPv4/6, BGP
> ? Strong experience with scripting languages like Perl, PHP, BASH CSH
> ? Performance evaluation and tuning of MySQL 5.x (Replication +
> Clustering) and Apache2 + PHP5
> ? Ability to handle periodic on-call duty
> Always a plus
> ? Security analysis and auditing, including intrusion detection systems
> ? Development experience creating tools to help automate management and
> monitoring tasks for large numbers of servers
> ? Load balancing using LVS and/or F5 Networks' BIG-IP
> ? Automated backup system experience (e.g. Amanda, rsync, etc.)
> ? Network health monitoring using tools like Nagios, SNMP. RRDtool (Cacti)
> ? BS/MS in a related field
> Matt Shields

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