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Subject: [nylug-talk] [nylug-job] Branta Group Seeks contract System
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# JobID: #448
# Submitted On: 2006-06-07 17:01:06
# Company: Branta Group
# Contact: Marcus Ronaldi,
# Email: mronaldi-at-brantagroup.com
# Url: http://www.brantagroup.com
# Phone: Not Specified
# Fax: Not Specified
# Reference No: EB68
# Title: System Admin/Data Center Operations Engineer
# Salary: $70/HR+
Position Title : System Admin/Data Center Operations Engineer
Location : New York, NY
Position Type : Contract
Contact: Marcus Ronaldi [mronaldi-at-brantagroup.com]
No relocation or per diem. No coverage of expenses related to
Telecommuting : All work must be done on site in New York
3rd Parties : Yes but all resumes must include full name and contact
Directions to apply : If you are interested in this position e-mail me
an updated copy of your resume and with your availability and hourly
rate requirement. I will contact you for a technical screen. The
System Admin/Data Center Operations Engineer is responsible for the
technical support of data center assets for Our clientsâ€™s co-location
facility in New York City.
â€¢ Support the administration, monitoring, backup/recovery, problem
determination and resolution (break/fix), and general technical
support, configuration and maintenance of all data center systems
such as: Servers, SAN Storage, NAS Storage, Tape Back-up Systems,
Operational Tools and similar systems, in coordination with the West
Coast based Operations team.
â€¢ Support system level administrative duties as defined by Home Office
functional organization to tune, troubleshoot, deploy and maintain
various Linux, UNIX (Solaris) and Windows based systems.
â€¢ Manage tasks using various industry standard tools (Jumpstart,
Kickstart, LDAP). â€¢ Perform Unix installation and configuration and
troubleshoot server OS and hardware issues
â€¢ Monitor, report and address capacity planning and load balancing
â€¢ Provide backup, restore, and disaster recovery planning and
deployment utilizing industry standard toolsets.
â€¢ Configure servers for high availability utilizing Veritas solutions.
â€¢ Ensure continuous improvement through root cause analysis of any
failures in the storage environment.
â€¢ Deploy storage solutions to support capacity increases or new
designs provided by Systems Engineering.
â€¢ Implement standard new storage technologies (e.g. fiber switches,
disk arrays, archiving tools, backup/restore platforms).
â€¢ Manage Storage environment (e.g. tape, routers, switches, misc. SAN
appliances, robots, etc)
â€¢ Monitor, maintain and update patches as scheduled.
â€¢ Maintain high level of availability and support in accordance with
â€¢ Tune the system for effective support of production/live web server
â€¢ Administer system for advanced account maintenance, file systems
creation, and patch management.
â€¢ Write technical documentation related to UNIX standards,
installation procedures, and support scripts for SDC personnel.
â€¢ Works in conjunction with remote Operations teams to provide
detection and recovery of system outages, problems, and faults.
â€¢ Liaise closely with the remote Network Operations Center and other
â€¢ Performs escalation consistent with established procedure and in
order to quickly resolve computer related problems. Adheres to
â€¢ Ensure security of the data center through proactive monitoring,
maintenance and upgrades of security patches, anti-virus software,
â€¢ Performs asset management and logistics consistent with defined
â€¢ Responsible for ensuring that trouble tickets, daily reports, logs
and changes are completed.
â€¢ Assists or performs individually changes to data center computer
â€¢ Implement and ensure proper utilization and documentation of
standard tools, technologies and processes for Operations
â€¢ Perform the required tape media maintenance: data collection, data
retention, tape library/tape media and file maintenance, inventory,
and off-site vaulting.
â€¢ Implement storage and network solutions for secure and reliable
management of data center systems.
â€¢ Installation of applications and other software.
â€¢ Participates in the capacity planning and development of DC services
Company : Branta Group http://www.brantagroup.com
# Required Skills:
â€¢ Experience working in an organization running large applications,
with a 100% uptime requirement.
â€¢ Self sufficiency is paramount, exhibiting the ability and competency
to support a field/regional office day-to-day requirement while
being accountable to a larger functional organization located in
â€¢ In depth knowledge of how web services work.
â€¢ Proven experience in UNIX system administration, 5+ years.
â€¢ Perl programming at an advanced level (references, object oriented
Perl); ability to use Perl to automate routine tasks.
â€¢ Proven leadership / technical troubleshooting abilities.
â€¢ An understanding of 404 compliance.
â€¢ Strong hardware and software diagnostics skills.
â€¢ Excellent oral and written communication skills, able to produce
written documentation for a technical and non-technical audience.
â€¢ Adaptability to work quickly and change directions as priorities
â€¢ Self starting and highly motivated.
â€¢ Positive attitude and willingness to take on new responsibilities.
â€¢ Plus Criteria: Significant build/release experience; large scale
storage experience (NAS / SAN, HSM, backups); security experience
(firewall, IDS, tripwire type tools); operational Java experience;
Oracle experience; application diagnostic/development experience
(gdb, purify / quantify, truss, etc.). 3-5 years experience in
operations supporting servers and data centers.
â€¢ Experience desired with the following: SUN, Hitachi, Netapp, Cisco,
dual Xeon 1U systems, DELL.
â€¢ 2-5 years experience in SQL/T-SQL, Perl and Unix Shell programming,
and computer networking a big plus.
â€¢ Broad understanding and application of I/S theory and principles as
they relate to job function.
â€¢ Works effectively with other Operations personnel, both local and
remote, towards shared project goals.
New York City, NY
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