Linux System Administrator

Linux System Administrator

job id: 2014-1
posted: January 2014
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About Us

Farsight Security is a commercial enterprise exclusively focused on the development of leading edge security solutions for ISPs, network and system security solution providers, governments, and medium to large enterprise. Leveraging our superior telemetry data collection and processing capabilities, we provide our clients with cloud-based, real-time network observability and reporting subscription-oriented solutions.

Position Summary

Farsight Security is looking for a Linux System Administrator with at least 3 years of experience. We’re a fast growing new company developing security products and we need to grow the team that cares for our infrastructure.

An ideal candidate will have a background in operating Linux servers in a lights-out production environment. Candidates should be familiar with all aspects of server administrating, including but not limited to the installation, configuration of basic system services like accounts and NTP, installation of open source software, package management, backups, and monitoring. A strong preference will be given to candidates who have experience with the automation of system administration tasks via a configuration management framework.

Essential Skills

Preferred Skills

Candidates with the following skills will be preferred:

Candidates near Palo Alto California or Ashburn Virginia will be given preference. Minimal travel is required with trips several times a year to visit various colocation facilities. Candidates should be comfortable working in a colocation facility, including lifting servers into and out of racks and working with basic hand tools.

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