Linux/UNIX Sr. Systems Admin at LDS Church

Thad Van Ry tvanry at
Thu Apr 2 15:26:23 MDT 2009

My team at the LDS Church is looking for a UNIX/Linux Senior Systems
This position is currently at Church HQ in SLC, however, before the
end of the year we will be moving to new offices in Riverton.

If you have any questions about the position, I'm happy to answer them.

To apply go to: and search on keyword of Linux.

HR supplied job posting follows:

Job Description

Work closely with architects in designing enterprise class solutions
based on the principles of redundancy, data integrity, security and
Integrate and implement server solutions and server components such as
proxy servers, web servers, application servers, core infrastructure
services (Proxy, DNS, SSH, SMTP, Sendmail, etc), and others.
Engineer solutions to meet customer requirements based on current and
future server platforms.
Draft, update and follow best practices and standards documentation.
Coordinate and perform maintenance activities in a large environment
composed of a mix of different UNIX and Linux platforms and
Trouble-shooting hardware, software and network related problems.
Perform performance analysis and tuning for servers hosting large
databases and other OLTP systems.

Job Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Math, Computer Science, Information Systems, or
related field.
Minimum of 8 years of progressive UNIX/Linux system administration experience.
Experience with administration of AIX, Linux and Solaris a plus.
Excellent UNIX performance tuning and analysis skills.
Strong skills administering UNIX server systems utilizing SAN technologies.
Experience with virtualization technologies (VIO, ESX) a plus.
Six years experience in designing, implementing and supporting highly
secure architectures.
Strong network skills with TCP/IP, RCP, routing, proxy servers, IP
load balancing required.
Extensive knowledge of web technologies, operating systems, computer
architectures and proven experience as a system administrator.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.  Capable of producing
quality documentation.
Good customer relationship skills.
Innate understanding of the value of establishing and living efficient
Ability to adapt and learn new concepts and new software products.
Able to work under stress and handle multiple critical priorities.
An attitude of “Yes, we can”.  Commitment to “Own it”.  Innate
understanding that performance equates to achieving results
A love for life and the energy and enthusiasm to be part of a World
Class IT organization that sets the standard for the industry.
Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
currently worthy to hold a temple recommend

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