LINUX CONSULTANT

for Platinum Resource Group in Emeryville, CA

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Skills:
Linux, server side scripting, experience using DVCS, especially Mercurial or Git. 
Location:
Emeryville, CA
Area Code:
510 
Travel Req:
none 
Telecommute:
no 
Pay Rate:
0.1-0.1 
Tax Term:
CON_CORP CON_W2 
Length:
4 months + 
Posted:
9-17-2014 
Position ID:
703937 
Dice ID:
10333069 
  • Create and support an infrastructure for deployment and automated testing.
  • Our applications and bioinformatics libraries are primarily written in Python, with a smattering of F#, C++, C#, PHP, and others.
  • Manage and update a suite of virtual servers. Our standard platform is Ubuntu Linux, though corporate IT is mostly Windows-based.
  • Is experienced with Linux and is familiar (or at least willing to interoperate) with Windows servers.
  • Manage continuous software testing infrastructure (Jenkins cluster).
  • Coordinate with Corporate IT to represent the various requirements of our automation and computing group including parallelization, memory and storage resourcing, and backup strategies.
  • Automate the management of configurations across our testing, staging, and production server environments.
  • Develop procedures to unify, streamline and automate our web application deployment procedures.
  • Experience with or interest in Linux containers and Docker is a plus.
  • Integrate Linux server logins with our central Active Directory instance.
  • Interest in or experience with Elasticsearch for content retrieval, Logstash for server log analysis, Selenium for testing, and automated deployment and configuration tools like Ansible, SaltStack, and Vagrant is a plus.

 

Qualifications

3-5 years of professional system administration experience in a Linux environment.

Has experience with server side scripting (ideally Python).

Has experience with continuous integration.

Possess a tactical understanding of server virtualization, especially performance tuning.

Retain fluent command-line skills.

Has experience using DVCS, especially Mercurial or Git.

Hold the energy and self-motivation to work both independently and as part of a team, and enthusiasm for exploring and mastering new technologies.

 

Docker and Desired State Configuration experience required

Qualified candidates please email resume to zomran@prgwest.com

Zarine Omran
Platinum Resource Group
17310 Red Hill Ave.
Suite 105
Irvine, CA 92614
Phone: (949) 777-3400
Fax: (949) 772-3401