[jobs] [nylug-job] FortressITX seeks Linux Systems Administrator

Monjay Settro msettro at ix.netcom.com
Sun Apr 30 18:50:23 EDT 2006

Posted via http://jobs.nylug.org
    * JobID: #434
    * Submitted On: 2006-04-29 10:50:02

    * Company: FortressITX
    * Contact: Jason Silverglate,  
    * Email:  hr at fortressitx.com
    * Url: http://www.fortressitx.com
    * Phone: Not Specified
    * Fax: Not Specified

    * Title: Linux Systems Administrator

    * Salary: Commensurate With Experience

    * Description:

      Junior/Senior Unix System Administrator(s)

      This is a Full-time, permanent position. The ideal candidates will possess the following qualifications:

      * Previous technical support experience, ideally in a web hosting setting
      * Network/server monitoring (responding to alerts for customer servers and alerting Sr. Admin for Fortress alerts)
      * Being a 1st responder to customer requests (phone & tickets)
      * Strong troubleshooting skills - be able to find the answer without asking
      * Experience with Linux (Red Hat primarily) and FreeBSD ? familiarity with the command line
      * Operational knowledge of common servers serving core internet services: apache, qmail, bind, exim, proftpd, mysql, etc. Additional knowledge and basic troubleshooting of hosting-related applications (H-Sphere, cPanel, Plesk, etc.) are a big plus
      * Fundamental understanding of IP networking
      * Basic knowledge of PC hardware
      * Ability to lift 45 lbs.
      * Desire and ability to learn
      * Must be self-motivated and able to work individually or collectively
      * Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
      * Positions are ON-SITE. Remote positions are unavailable
      * Flexible hours are a must (evening and overnight hours are required)
      * No sponsorships available Duties of Senior Admin Team:
      * Responsible for all production Fortress servers (planned upgrades, planned maintenance)
      * On-call for emergencies (2 week rotation)
      * New Projects to improve infrastructure
      * kernel maintenance
      * Product evaluation & testing (hardware & software)
      * Supervising, training, interviewing & scheduling for NOC staff
      * Handling escalated tickets/phone calls from the NOC
      * Maintain LDAP users and LDAP Systems
      * Develop and advance internal systems such as asterisk, mysql based dns, ldap, tacas, radius and other infrastructure.
      * Licensing (Plesk, cPanel, Fantastico, Rvskin, DNS registration)
      * Overflow as necessary Duties of a NOC Technician:
      * Being a 1st responder to customer requests (phone & tickets) - Includes but not limited to:
      * Reboots & fsck
      * DNS & Reverse DNS
      * Shared hosting issues
      * cPanel issues
      * OS reinstalls
      * Hardware replacement (customer servers only) v Escalation of appropriate issues (overly difficult tickets, overly difficult customers, issues with FortressITX servers)
      * Network/server monitoring (responding to Argus & Nagios alerts for customer boxes and alerting Sr. Admin for Fortress alerts) Benefits: Medical, Vision, Dental, and 401K after 3 months of permanent hire

    * Required Skills:

      Candidate must have real world experience in linux and other posix operating systems, either in a work environment or in personal use.

    * Location:

          Clifton, NJ 07014 

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