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Re: Senior Linux System Administrator with PostgreSQL Experience

From: "Gavin M(dot) Roy" <gmr(at)myyearbook(dot)com>
To: pgsql-jobs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Senior Linux System Administrator with PostgreSQL Experience
Date: 2007-05-08 12:55:09
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Sorry, forgot to mention the position is in New Hope, PA which is about
45-60 minutes North of Philadelphia.



On 5/7/07, Gavin M. Roy <gmr(at)myyearbook(dot)com> wrote:
> is a fast growing social networking community. We are
> looking for an experienced Linux Systems Administrator to manage our
> cluster of servers.
> In joining our team, you'll enjoy a fantastic office location, a creative
> and fast-paced work environment, and the exciting opportunity to be part of
> a fast-growing venture-backed company. Our work environment is
> entrepreneurial and driven.
> If you love what you do and have at least 3 years of systems
> administration experience in a high traffic Linux environment, please send
> us a resume. We currently have 20+ Linux servers are growing at an
> outstanding rate.
> This job is on-site only, no telecommuting.  24x7 availability required
> with normal office hours.
> Requirements
>    - More than 3 years UNIX/Linux experience, and administration of
>    systems for a high-traffic web environment.
>    - Experience with administering and troubleshooting PostgreSQL
>    including backups, access administration (pg_hba.conf tuning), and
>    postgresql.conf tuning.
>    - Apache, lighttpd installation, configuration and troubleshooting
>    - Clustering experience, including using SANs with shared
>    file-systems and dedicated hardware load balancing. Strong knowledge of
>    Enterprise storage (including Netapp EMC Isilon or Xiotech) and backup
>    methodologies, as well as enterprise-level System Management tools
>    and services.
>    - Experience in high-volume email sending a plus.
>    - Working knowledge of Apache, Sendmail, MySQL, Perl, Bind, and PHP
>    a MUST
>    - Scripting skills in at least bash and Perl are highly desirable
>    - Experience capacity planning and tuning, investigating network
>    issues, and proposing and deploying new systems to remove bottlenecks.
>    - Experience with monitoring software to set up an alerts system for
>    outages. Experience in setting up backup plans through shell scripts.
>    - MUST be able install Linux distributions and compile custom
>    kernels.  Experience with Gentoo, RHEL, and CentOS a plus.
>    - Experienced with TCP/IP network analysis and troubleshooting as it
>    applies to Linux/ environments.
>    - Familiarity with databases (mySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle), with DBA
>    experience a major plus
>    - In-depth understanding of security technology and policy is
>    required. Technical problem solving with conformance to established or
>    proposed policies and procedures
> Please send your resume in PDF format.
> Gavin M. Roy
> Insider Guides, Inc dba
> 215.862.1162x263

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