Job ID :
Company :
Internal Postings
Location :
reston, VA
Type :
Duration :
6 months
Status :
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Posted :
6 years ago
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General Description:



Heavy focus on MySQL, DBA and DB Development


"              Provide front-line technical support, investigating and resolving questions and problems associated with all systems (hardware and software) supported by Company

"              Master products and related technologies to provide quality customer support and to assist other technical support staff.

"              Reviews and prioritizes assigned customer reported issues to ensure that issues are being effectively addressed

"              Responsible for delivering & maintaining 24x7x365 up-time of all production systems along with development/QA environments and related services.

"              Maximize the Utility or Benefit Customers get from Company Products by:

o             Developing and maintaining scripts for monitoring and reporting various aspects of system performance, resource utilization, and application usage

o             Developing and maintaining scripts and systems for automating software deployments, updates and process documentation

o             Work with development team to deploy code for Staging and Production environments

o             Developing and maintaining scripts and systems for automating software deployments, updates and process documentation

o             Establish and maintain security protocols and execute preventive measures to ensure platform integrity

o             Products will include Customer accessible website, back-end processing functions, MySQL event and configuration database, clip storage flat file storage,

o             Manage Multiple versions of slightly differentiated products

o             Work with hosting service providers to ensure adequate performance of system for end users

o             Write requirements for maintenance and support tools required from Product Development

o             Identify and help isolate and reproduce defects in Hosted Products, work with Development to fix and test

Basic Requirements (e.g. communications skills, technical skills, physical requirements, travel):

"              Strong Linux and Web Site Administration Skills in a LAMP environment

"              Experience running high volume web services, including requirements and capacity analysis, service configuration, monitoring and troubleshooting

"              Strong MySQL administration skills

"              Organized Methodical work habits for final testing and deployment tasks

"              Strong configuration management skills

"              Limited Business Travel but potential for some night and weekend work

Work Experience Requirements


"              5+ years experience with UNIX/Linux system administration (RHEL, Ubuntu or similar OS)

"              3 - 5 years experience managing public facing, front end web servers/web sites, including configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting

"              3 - 5 years Apache setup, configuration and administration experience

"              3+ years MySQL database setup, configuration and administration experience

"              3+ years experience shell scripting and/or other programming (Perl, Python) to accomplish various tasks.

"              Experience hardening the Linux OS and closing security vulnerabilities associated with Internet facing servers

"              Strong understanding of user security configuration models associated with LAMP environments

"              Familiarity with various monitoring and administration tools (Puppet, Nagios, et. al) along with experience dealing with a web site that has high SLA objectives