Ma Labs
San Jose
Thursday, February 22, 2018
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Founded in 1983 and headquartered in San Jose of California, MA LABS is a leading computer product distributor. The company's product line encompasses everything in the PC, including memory modules, CPUs, storage products, motherboards, multimedia, video graphic cards, communication products, notebooks, and Microsoft products.
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Job Description:
• Install software, patching, upgrading and maintenance of Linux OS.
• A thorough understanding of Linux-based operating systems, TCP/IP networking, troubleshooting, and security.
• Possess substantial experience and depth of knowledge in several areas of system administration, e.g., monitoring, security, storage, performance tuning, load balance.
• Backup and disaster recovery operations.
• Experience network monitoring tools such as Hyperic, Cacti, Zabbix, Nagios, MRTG.
• Experience in Linux LAMP environment.
• Proven skills in virtualization and migration of existing servers with VMWare, Xen.
• Experience with NetApp Filers, CIFS, Snapmirror, cluster.
• Webserver tuning, Database tuning, mysql replication to balance database load.

• Manage an international, 24-7/always-on, multi-site infrastructure powering the Proofpoint services, maintenance, tuning, troubleshooting, securing and backup of systems
• Design, implement, and operate a scalable and reliable systems infrastructure supporting a fast-growth hosted service
• Ensure proper security, monitoring, alerting, and reporting for the infrastructure
• Troubleshooting and resolving escalated issues
• Capacity planning for all aspects of the infrastructure
• Developing and maintaining processes, tools, and documentation in support of the production environment
• Participate in evaluation of new software, hardware and infrastructure solutions
• Participation in a once a quarter on-call rotation and be available 24/7 in a 4th tier escalation capacity

• Experience with medium- to large-scale Linux production environments, preferably as part of an online service provider environment
• Strong working knowledge of Linux systems and applications including MySQL, Ajax, Java, Apache, Perl
• Tools development experience in scripting and development of systems automation tools (using shell, Perl, Python, etc.)
• Minimum of 5 years hands on detailed Linux experience
• Experience with open source monitoring and alerting systems (nagios, cacti, etc.)
• IP network experience: significant experience with switching/routing/security/slb/gslb
• Experience with FreeBSD, SUSE and CentOS
• Experience with VMware or XEN based virtualization
• Team-player who is flexible and able to work with end-users and production issues simultaneously.
• Experience running mid-size 24x7 production systems (more than 300 servers).
• Good working knowledge of NFS and NIS.
• Good knowledge of operating system internals, file system structures and machine architectures in a UNIX operating environment.
• Experience with enterprise backup systems.
• 2+ years professional experience administering one or more enterprise level Linux operating environments.
• 2+ years professional experience administering network utilities such as Sendmail, Bind, SSH, TCP/IP.
• Hands on installing and managing servers.
• Assist with Fiber SAN and iSCSI network design/implementations.
• Experience with NetApp storage solutions desired
• Knowledge of Postgres

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