CentOS Administrator

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Systems Applications Administrator

Location: San Francisco, CA

Duration: 2 Weeks

Please note that the contractor should be local will be required to work on site. This project would be approximately two weeks, but could be longer.

• CentOS expert with deep understanding of system essentials, kernel tuning parameters, packages and package management, libraries, etc.

• Ability to convert 32-bit configurations to 64-bit

• CentOS optimization for VMWare

• VMWare expert with deep understanding of moving infrastructure from physical to virtual, who has built their own tools to migrate infrastructure WITHOUT using tools like Vconverter

• VMWare architecture capacity planning and scaling

• MySQL migration and configuration expert

Finally this person would need to generate documentation, specifically a runbook. So, this person should have documentation experience as well.


• Maintain the existing infrastructure

• Develop highly scalable, productized versions of physical servers in virtualized infrastructure

• Create models for capacity and sizing

• Establish build/release processes

• Optimize applications and proposals to further enhance efficiency

• Share 24x7 on-call duties

• Monitor systems with alerting tools

• Resolve daily ticket requests

Education and Certifications:

• RHCE or equivalent

• CCNA, CISSP, MCP, MCSA and MCSE (one or more of the listed certifications)

• BS/BA Degree preferred


• Team oriented and results driven

• Strong analytical and problem solving abilities

• Proactive stance on infrastructure and environment

• Excellent oral/written communication

• Extensive experience applying industry best practices

• Strong sense of customer service

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