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Linux Database Administrator

Generic Network Systems (GNS) is a top-tier, boutique managed services/hosting company primarily for investment firms. We manage servers all over the world from our NYC and Portland, Oregon offices. We have an excellent reputation for our proactive support. We are looking for a Unix Systems Administrator / DBA who will work in our fast paced team providing great support to our clients. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter, possessing sound judgment, strong problem solving skills and able to communicate effectively with a broad range of audiences. We provide expert systems administration for client-owned servers, servers in the GNS private cloud (consisting of 6 collocation sites) and many servers in the public cloud. This position can be 100% remote. We prefer a US west coast candidate but are open to other locations within the Continental US. Candidates must be willing to work between the hours of 11:30 am PDT and 8:30pm PDT, Monday through Friday, with one hour off for lunch. Responsibilities: Day-to-day server support for our clients (support tickets and writing automation scripts) Build, upgrade and maintain Linux servers Write, maintain and improve automation scripts in BASH or Python. Troubleshoot client/server application issues. Work with clients to troubleshoot technical problems. MySQL, Postgres and Oracle maintenance. Requirements: RHCSA certified Good problem-solving ability and interested in learning. 3+ years experience with UNIX servers, in a system administration capacity. Experience configuring and managing diverse applications in production environments. Experience with SQL-based database technology; Oracle, Postgres or MySQL. An understanding of network applications including: DNS, Apache/NGINIX, etc Degree in Computer Science or science-related field. Excellent communication skills. Extra consideration will be given to candidates with the following: RHCE certification AWS and/or Azure Certifications Experience with Windows Servers, VMWare and SQL Server. Experience with ESX Containers,Docker, Proxmox, KVM, Xen or SAN/NAS devices. Perks: Work in a small, but very experienced, team, in a fast growing company. Exposure to a wide range of software and hardware with almost unlimited opportunity to advance and learn. Flexible working environment with good health care and paid vacation. Salary range is between $90,000 and $110,000 per year, depending on experience and abilities. Miscellaneous: Willingness to take on-call rotation for after hours support. Travel is not required, our clients are global, but all work is done over VPN’s. Candidates must be able to legally work in the USA. We cannot sponsor a visa. Principals Only Please

Salary: $90,000 - $11,000 USD commensurate with experience
Location: West Coast USA

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