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Senior Unix Systems Administrator -- Yahoo!

The following is a job posting for a Senior Unix Systems Administrator.
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Position:  Senior Unix Systems Administrator
Location:  Santa Clara Mission College
Job ID: 14800

The Internet is a big, busy place, and we at Yahoo! are proud to stand out
in the crowd. As the world's number one Internet brand, servicing over a
half billion people, we're determined to maintain our commitment to
delivering news, entertainment, information and fun... each and every day.

In order to maintain our position as one of the world's most trafficked
Internet destinations, we're always on the lookout for people with big
ideas and big talent to help us provide our visitors with the innovative
products and services they've come to expect from Yahoo!. We're looking for
people like you.

How Big Can You Think?

- Unix system administration (FreeBSD, Linux, Solaris) experience.
- Understanding of fundamental networking/distributed computing environment
- Experience working in a 24x7 production environment supporting e-commerce
- Working knowledge of HA strategies (RAID, clustering, etc)
- Experience with performance tuning/capacity planning of servers (hardware
and software levels).
- Working knowledge of Apache
- Ability to write Perl or shell scripts
- Experience with source code management tools (CVS/SVN, Perforce)
- Ability to automate server builds using jumpstart/kickstart
- Working knowledge of various MTAs (qmail, sendmail)
- Working knowledge of various systems security tools (ssh, tcp wrappers,
cops, tripwire, etc) with a demonstrated ability to implement them.
- Strong customer service, communication, and organizational skills,
ability to be highly productive in a fast-paced environment, and to work
- BS degree or equivalent relevant work experience
    - 5+ years of Unix system administration (FreeBSD, Linux) experience.
      - Project management experience
      - Knowledge of MySQL and/or Oracle
      - Knowledge of Java, XSL/XML, PHP
      - Experience with high volume, large B2B or B2C e-commerce

Email: with job # please
   Yahoo! Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. For more information or to
   search all of our openings, please visit  

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