[Jobs] [nylug-job] TransQuest Ventures seeks Linux Consulting Engineer (Senior only)

msettro msettro at ix.netcom.com
Mon May 23 17:32:22 EDT 2005

    * JobID: #291
    * Submitted On: 2005-05-23 15:25:30

    * Company: TransQuest Ventures
    * Contact: Gregg Ruoti,
    * Url: http://transquest.com/industry_startup.htm
    * Phone: (908) 694-3660
    * Fax: Not Specified

    * Title: Linux Consulting Engineer (Senior only)

    * Salary: $120,000+

    * Description: : Recently our firm has been retained
      for what consider one of the best ground floor
      opportunities to work with a proven management team
      that is fully committed to true Open Source technology.
      Their business plan has been validated by the Silicon
      Valley based venture capital firms that led there
      series A funding. We will disclose these firms to
      viable candidates. Responsibilities As a Senior Linux
      Consultant serving mostly NY/NJ Investment Bank Clients,
      you will provide customers technical leadership in the
      installation, configuration, and implementation of Open
      Source Virtualization products and technologies. The
      position requires the ability to execute small projects
      independently & to implement high-quality technical solutions
      on these products. "Candidates will only be considered that
      have the ability & desire of eventually leading this group
      and building upon its success…"

      Responsibilities include:

      -Build and maintain confidence of Colleagues & Customers;

      -Independently conduct small to medium engagements with

      -Maintain current knowledge of the Virtualization product &
       its entire product line;

      -Conduct consulting engagements in a timely and effective

      -Assist in the development of standard reusable "productized"
       consulting service offerings, including definition of tasks,
       deliverables and standard estimates;

      -Help to document best practices during their initial
       development & deployment; feed them into the knowledge
       base for reuse by Customers and Partners Up to 130,000
       package plus stock & benefits.

    * Required Skills: 5+ years of relevant experience;

      -At least 2 years experience in customer-facing positions as
       a professional services consultant or engineer, preferably
       with an a Software/Hardware Vendor, Internet or "Big 5"
       consulting organization;

      -Experience with modern software development methodologies,
       with emphasis on software & hardware architecture, and
       infrastructure design and development;

      -At least several years experience in infrastructure
       architecture and design of complex distributed systems
       environments, including failover techniques, recovery/rollback,
       and application partitioning;

      -Strong practical UNIX or Linux systems administration skills;

      -Strong application software development for one or more of
       the Linux, UNIX (e.g. Solaris), Windows NT and Windows 2000
       operating systems. Systems programming or OS internal level
       skills would be an advantage;

      -Understanding of computer server architectures, including
       peripheral interfaces (SCSI, RAID, Ethernet) and multi-
       processor designs (SMP)

      -Familiarity with systems management concepts, processes and
       standards (e.g. SNMP); capacity/performance management and
       tuning; and storage and network management

      -Understanding of modern IT production data center and Internet
       (ISP/ASP) hosting operations;

      -Strong Perl programming/scripting skills desired. Programming
       in C/C++ and UNIX shell are also an advantage/helpful;

      -A good practical understanding of Web-based application
       development, including cgi-bin, and Apache or IIS server

      -Excellent communications and interpersonal skills;

      -Ability for limited regional travel up to 30 percent of the time'

      -B.S./B.A./M.S. degree or equivalent technical training

    * Location:

          New York City, NY

    * Furthermore: Hundreds of leading Open Source engineers at IBM,
      Intel, Sun, AMD & other companies have been contributing code and
      planning products to work with our client's solution since its
      inception. If you desire forward your resume, want more
      or may know someone other than yourself that may be interested,
      please contact me. I can assure all candidates that any
      we may have about a job search will remain confidential.

      Gregg Ruoti
      TransQuest Search Group
      Director Business Development
      908.684.3660 Office
      greggr at transquest.com

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