Contract Linux Admin
herlo1 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 31 23:29:58 MDT 2010
Recently, I started a Linux system administration training and
consulting company, called Purple Atom. Right now, it's just me and
one other guy part-time. However, we got this pretty awesome contract
who wants us to work pretty much full-time at their location in Park
City, though I have worked remote a couple times. Anyway, the job is
pretty awesome, and I'm interested in someone who would want a
contract-to-hire position. I've included the description below, so if
you are interested, please send me your resume and rate to
jobs at purpleatom.com.
Here's the details:
Linux System Administrator
Purple Atom is an IT systems consulting and training company,
specializing in Automation using Open Source software.
We are seeking a talented LAMP system administrator to help manage our
client’s web infrastructure. The position is a contract, full-time,
position for our client in Park City with a potential for full-time
employment. You will be tasked with managing the entire hosting
infrastructure across development, staging and production
environments. Ideal candidates will have a can-do attitude, passion
for technology, a penchant for security and expert-level system
administration skills. Your work will include recommending, upgrading
and maintaining current Linux systems, database administration
(MySQL), source control administration (Subversion/Git) and network
security, among other things.
* Enterprise level Linux expert w/ experience in load-balanced web
servers. We use CentOS 5. In-depth experience with another
distribution is a plus.
* MySQL administration & tuning. We have a replicated MySQL
setup, and we'll want you to hit the ground running.
* Subversion/Git administration. We use both, and we'll need to
have you support both.
* Network & System Security. Enterprise level network/system
security experience is a must.
* Automation Experience. We believe in automating tasks to make
our work easier, and we'll want you to play a key role in helping us
* Bonus: Web development experience. You don't necessarily need to
so much the better.
This is a mid-level position; we're looking for somebody who has at
least 3 years of Linux system administration experience. Previous
work with high volume websites a plus.
Our client is a fast paced, well-known retail company with 200% growth
year-over-year. You will work in a fun and creative environment with a
talented group of individuals. Excitement at every corner with
interesting challenges and opportunities to grow.
The position is on-site 4-5 days a week, with possible telecommuting
1-2 days a week. The position requires candidates to be in an on-call
How to Apply
If you are interested in this full-time, contract position, please
send your resume and rates to jobs at purpleatom.com.
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