Linux Administrator

for West Coast Consulting LLC in Oakland, CA

Chef/puppet, Jenkins, automation, Linux administration, DeVops, cloud computing (LOCALS) 
Oakland, CA
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6 months + 
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West Coast Consulting is a software technology consulting firm based out of Irvine, CA. 

We Specialize in ERP Technologies. 

Below is a requirement for one of our client

INTERVIEW PROCESS: 1 phone + face to face (need locals)

Location: Oakland, CA

Duration: Contract

Roles and responsibilities:

We are looking for a qualified Senior Production Engineer to join our team, working on deploying and maintaining all services globally.

It is an exciting opportunity to gain experience in supporting some of the latest technologies and frameworks, such as SOLR, Hadoop, H-Base, and virtualization/Cloud. Cope with disciplines including: System Administration, Network Operations, Software Development, Build and Release Engineering, Performance Engineering, Site Operations • Ramp up and contribute to the day-to-day operations of Ask. com’s customer-facing systems and backend platforms • Operate and improve the site by implementing monitoring, automation, redundancy, and business-continuity planning • Work closely with QA and Development teams to ensure products are built to optimum performance and operability standards, and high-priority issues are reported, triaged, and resolved quickly and correctly • Deploy software/data updates and enhancements in an agile and very fast-paced environment • Configure products on live clusters and optimize their performance • Closely monitor traffic, functionality, capacity, and performance on all live clusters • Document processes and procedures with focus on productive operations • Design and develop tools and automated processes for monitoring, deployments, and data analysis and reporting • Promptly respond to and investigate problems in the live systems • Willingness to work shifts (on-call) outside of normal business hours

 Skill set:

• 3+ years of work experience in a fast-paced technical production environment, preferably with an Internet company or ISP • Prior experience supporting 24x7, highly-available, service-oriented, distributed production systems (>500 systems), ideally in a virtualized LAMP environment • BS/MS in Computer science or engineering, or equivalent combination of education and work experience • Substantial experience administering, supporting, debugging, and tuning Unix/Linux, Apache, and industry-standard monitoring systems • Strong understanding of best practices around Web operations, software development, release engineering, quality assurance • Enjoys scripting and has ability to write or modify tools in Shell, Python, Perl, etc. Experience programming in C, C++, or Java is a plus • Strong knowledge of Internet/web technologies like HTTP, HTML, XML, JavaScript, AJAX • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP networking, DNS, SMTP, load-balancers, highly available network servers • Good organization, communication, and interpersonal skills are essential • Strong troubleshooting skills and creative problem solving abilities • Integration experience and performance analysis skills preferred • Hands-on experience with revision control, build and release tools (e.g., Subversion, Git, CVS) • Develop and implement tools to manage production releases, migrate data, and monitor performance/uptime and availability metrics • Experience with Chef or other configuration management solution a plus • Experience deploying services to international audiences • Experienced working in Scrum or Agile environment is desirable


Thanks & Regards,

If you have queries please call me at 650 690 7153 or send me resumes to

Priti Bajoria

West Coast Consulting

9233 Research Drive, Irvine, CA, 92618

Direct: 650.690.7153

Office: 949.743.0065 Ext. 213

Fax: 714.844.9091

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Priti Bajoria
West Coast Consulting LLC
9233 Research Drive
Irvine, CA 92618
Fax: (714) 844-9091