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Linux System Administrator (2nd shift) - RHCE/RHCSA strongly preferred

Cogeco Peer 1

Atlanta, GA | Posted: 4 months ago

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Description
The Linux System Administrator is a senior level, customer facing, technical administrator position. You will interact with Cogeco Peer 1 clients and take ownership of escalated service desk issues and see them through to the point of resolution. You will utilize a variety of resources to obtain the necessary knowledge, skills, techniques and tools that are needed to assist in this process. The Linux System Administrator strives for excellence in their work and as part of this, regularly drives team members to improve customer experience. This position requires a willingness to think critically and measure against the best. Not just technologically, but in all that you do at Cogeco Peer 1. You must be an effective communicator, an accomplished technical talent, and a dedicated individual to be successful in this growing, fast-paced environment.
A Few Of The Things You'll Be Doing
  • Serves as resident expert on the products supported
  • Setup, configuration & troubleshooting of Linux (LAMP) related technology
  • Performs technical problem diagnosis and resolution
  • Troubleshoots or crisis-manages customer issues
  • Conducts analysis, provide expert consultation on their solution and make recommendations for improvement so that it better meets their business requirements
  • Serves as liaison and main point of contact for the Product Engineering and Development group(s), providing information regarding system performance, product issues / fixes, development ideas and recommendations
  • Troubleshoots and analyses cause of performance problems
  • Exercises judgment using procedures and practices to determine appropriate course of action
  • Assists in the distribution of newly developed software, features, changes to production machines
  • Performs on-call duties as required
  • Demonstrate an appetite to perform, succeed and grow in ways most people never dream of
You'll Need To Have
  • At least 4 years experience in building, configuring, and managing Linux servers in multi-tenant enterprise environments
  • Strong working knowledge of VMware technology.
  • Strong technical knowledge of RedHat NFS & Database Clustering
  • Strong technical knowledge in Nginx/Apache web servers and MySQL
  • Good understanding of Varnish cache server
  • Knowledge of Solr installations and usage
  • Good understanding of CDN and Load Balancing principles
  • Good understanding in NoSQL cache server such as Redis or Memcache
  • Ability to diagnose performance issues
  • Ability to troubleshoot SQL queries and PHP code
  • Able to work with networked/distributed computing environment concepts
  • Ability to work independently on projects
  • Ability to write scripts in some administrative language (bash, etc.)
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Highly self-motivated, directed with keen attention to detail
  • Proven analytical, evaluative and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Exceptional customer service skills and orientation
  • VCP, ITIL,
  • Red Hat Certification (RHCSA or RHCE) Must have
  • Ability to identify areas of improvements & a determination to make a difference
What's In It For You
We offer a fun, casual working environment with a competitive salary, health benefits and other great perks!
If you meet the requirements we would love to meet with you!
Shift: Sunday to Thursday from 9am to 6pm.

This job was sourced from StackOverflow Jobs.