[Jobs] [nylug-job] BuzzMetrics seeks Database & System Administrator

Monjay Settro msettro at ix.netcom.com
Wed Jul 13 22:09:50 EDT 2005

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# JobID: #320
# Submitted On: 2005-07-12 18:46:28

# Company: BuzzMetrics
# Contact: Andre Scheluchin,  
# Email:  nylugjobs at buzzmetrics.com
# Url: http://www.buzzmetrics.com
# Phone: Not Specified
# Fax: Not Specified

# Title: Database & System Administrator

# Salary: Negotiable

# Description: BuzzMetrics is revolutionizing the way people think about and use information gathered from blogs, message boards, and everything related to online conversations. After spending several years on intensive R&D, growing the Word of Mouth market research field, and handling dozens of huge client accounts across various industries, we are now ready to expand our team as the number of our clients increases daily. Every single person hired by BuzzMetrics will have an enormous impact on not only the life of the team and the company, but will help to shape the entire Word of Mouth industry as it evolves. We are seeking talented, inspired, and innovative risk takers who love software development and want to make a difference in the lives of millions of consumers whose voices BuzzMetrics is helping to articulate to the corporate world. We are excited about the future of the company and the challenges that face us as we push the limits of the Word of Mouth industry. As a result, there are abundant opportunities here for intellectual and professional growth for the right person. You will also be given the chance to apply your knowledge and become expert in any variety of BuzzMetrics-related technologies (Java, database scalability/reliability, NLP, etc) or even introduce new technologies. So, if you have the talent, drive, motivation, and sense of humor and want to change the world, contact us. JOB DESCRIPTION: The database & systems administrator will be part of a growing team that supports servers running MySQL on Linux in a clustered environment, distributed across multiple locations. The successful candidate will troubleshoot, administer, provide strategic system planning and assist in the implementation of future technology solutions. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: - Help ensure smooth 24x7 operation. - Help improve existing tools to maintain and monitor the databases and servers - Support the current and future production infrastructure and ensure stability, scalability, security and performance. - Provide end-user services escalation including help desk services where necessary. - Act as a subject matter expert on database performance, optimization and scalability

# Required Skills: JOB REQUIRMENTS: - BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience. - 3+ years experience with Linux. - System configuration (hardware, software, file systems) - Experience managing RAID, SCSI hardware - Knowledge of IP networks, routing protocols, LAN configuration - 3 + years experience with Linux server tuning, optimization and capacity planning - 3+ years scripting (bash, perl, python, php). - Some software development experience (Java and/or C#) - Excellent verbal and written skills. - High level of initiative and dedication. - Demonstrated ability to be a team player and willingness to lend a hand with any project.

# Location:

    New York City, NY 10010

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