The following is a job posting for a Senior System and Services Engineer. If you know me, forward me your resume and I can put you in touch with the right people. If you don't know me, just contact debray%yahoo-inc.com.@localhost :-) ================== Senior System and Services Ops Linux Engineer Location: San Diego OR Santa Monica OR Sunnyvale Requisition: 10157 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? System and Services Ops Linux Engineer Music/Entertainment Operations Team Important: * 5+ years of Unix administration, FreeBSD and/or Linux preferred * Extensive experience with web servers (primarily Apache, but Squid helpful as well) * J2EE/JBoss/JCluster experience * Strong Perl, Python, PHP development * Experienced in Unix Shell scripting * Networking protocols (TCP, UDP) and diagnostics * familiarity with ethereal/tcpdump/netstat/lsof * understanding of higher-level protocols like SNMP, SMTP and HTTP * good communication skills Helpful: * Network Appliance (NetApp) administration * Java * MySQL * HTML or other documentation language * XML, REST, SOAP * Windows * NetSaint/Nagios * understanding of network ACLs * Software configuration management: CVS, Perforce * Build automation and deployment scripts The successful candidate will have REALLY strong Unix experience with solid Apache experience experienced with networking and HTTP. Very experienced and comfortable with scripting languages like shell/perl/awk/sed scriting, Perl, Python applicable to automations, system monitoring in highly available web services and applications. Nice to have: . experience with Nagios . familiarity with Java, SOAP and REST web services The ideal candidate will be able to handle day-to-day Unix administration, performance tuning, and troubleshooting. Strong Unix experience, ideally on Redhat Enterprise Linux (RHEL 4) and/or FreeBSD running Apache web servers. Experience with Java technologies (like JBoss and Tomcat) is also important. The candidate must work with a wide variety of teams to set up and troubleshoot DNS, VIPs, NFS shares (especially on NetApps), develop and maintain monitoring software and systems tied to near-real-time operational dashboards. Programming or software development experience is helpful, but the ability to write Perl/Python or shell scripts to automate tasks and monitor system health is a minimum. Knowledge of Unix internals for file systems, virtual memory, and kernel modules is essential. Yahoo! Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. For more information or to search all of our openings, please visit http://careers.yahoo.com.
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