Randstad Systems Administrator in Palo Alto, California

Systems Administrator


Palo Alto, CA

Date Posted:

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

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Randstad Technologies

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* Required hours for this role are Saturday and Sunday: 7pm to 7am

Monday and Tuesday: 11pm to 7am

  • Non negotiable.

We are leveraging Amazon Cloud Services (AWS) and hiring the Site Reliability Engineering team to run the Operations Center Services (24/7) We are looking for well-rounded Operation Engineers who have supported 24/7 services and deployed software rollouts.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Managing 2000 servers, Java platform and Backend MySQL

  • Monitor the service, troubleshoot and resolve issues

Top 3 Responsibilities:

  • Monitor 2000+ servers

  • Deal with alerts (Servers failing, hard disks are full etc)

  • Basic Linux type work

Required Skills:

  • B.S in Computer Science or related field or 3 years equivalent work experience

  • 5+ year experience in Operations Engineering

  • Linux/Unix Systems Administration experience in a 24/7 environment managing a medium to large server farm

  • Scripting or development background (ex. Basic Shell Scripting, Ruby, Python, Perl)

  • Prior experience automating tasks that are not yet automated and be able to read/understand/modify existing scripts

Nice to Have:

General understanding or previous interaction with the following:

  • Amazon Cloud Services (AWS) - Will train candidate

  • Networking (ex. LoadBalancers, Routers)

  • Splunk Administration

  • Java Virtual Machine (JVM)

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