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Linux Systems Administrator


Linux Systems Administrator

Posted: 22 March 2013
Company name: Alert logic
Location: Houston, TX
United States
Poster represents: employer

Based in Houston, TX, Alert Logic is seeking to hire a Linux Systems Administrator to provide remote technical support and maintenance of our network monitoring appliances.

Alert Logic is a leading provider of on-demand compliance and security solutions for mid-sized organizations and has been recognized by the Houston Business Journal as a Fast Tech 50 Award winner for strong continued growth for the 4th year in a row. Our on-demand platform utilizes software-as-a-service (SaaS) to enable our customers the easiest way to secure their networks and comply with policies and regulations.

The Jr. Linux Systems Administrator is responsible for configuring, maintaining, and deploying appliances/service instances in response to customer orders.

Required skills:
.3-5 years of systems administration experience in Linux /Debian and UNIX

.Intermediate knowledge of network routing, firewall and tcpdump

.Hands on experience with VMware design, implementation and support

.Strong scripting experience (Perl, Shell, etc)

.Must be open to working flexible schedule including weekends and/or evenings

.Strong verbal and written communication skills

.ITIL certification preferred

.BS in technical field with an Engineering or Computer Sciences background preferred

Desired skills:
.2+ years of networking experience including a strong understanding of TCP/IP

.Ability to follow process flows & network documentation

.Effective trouble-shooting skills for layer one issues & router configurations

.Understanding of IP routing, VLAN switching & IP Sub Netting

.Strong understanding of NAT, PAT & DHCP configurations, as well as DNS

.Experience with: SQL Server 2005+, Windows Server 2003+, networking and IIS

We are a tight knit group that works as a team to exceed our customers’ expectations and strives for excellence in providing the best service. Alert Logic continues to grow at a strong pace and we offer a casual and relaxed, yet professional environment. We offer competitive salaries, a good benefits package and the opportunity to work.

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