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Job Summary

Cynch Inc.
Austin, TX 78734
Internet Services
Computer Software
Computer/IT Services
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
2+ to 5 Years
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)

Based on skills and contribution

Sys Admin, Hacker & Coder

About the Job

Do you like to show-off your skills by administrating servers and dabbling in some code at the same time? Do you like to shutdown hackers with authority? Do you enjoy seeing your server's uptime measured in months rather days? Cynch needs to add some "jack-of-all trade" gurus to help our customer's manage their tech. We're looking for energetic people who have a passion for figuring out problems, preventing downtime, and impressing customers. So, are you a good fit?

* Linux admin (you gotta know how to use Linux -- not just how to SSH into a box)

* Windows admin (unfortunately Active Directory lives everywhere)

* Virtualization (you should be able to do more than just spell VMWare and LVM)

* Scripting (Bash and PowerShell should be your friend, not your enemy)

* Coding (Don't blame the PHP and Java code -- fix it)

* Databases (make MySQL run like a top)

* Panels (Plesk and cPanel)

* Networking (have you ever heard of BIND and Cisco? Hopefully, you p0wn them)

If this sounds like you and you can come to work on time, then give us a call.

Overall Responsibility:
- Provide preventative and break-fix systems administration and support to production Windows and Linux Systems   environments.

- Develop methods and scripts to automate commonly executed administrative tasks

- Troubleshoot and resolve problems causing functional or availability outages on production servers

- Respond to after-hours emergency systems administrative requests on an on-call basis

- Analyze server configurations, document findings,  and be able to mirror those configurations on different hosts

- Utilize opensource and proprietary tools to synchronize data/files between two different hosts

- Perform management tasks of various Windows and Linux-based middleware packages (eg. Apache, MySQL, IIS,     Postfix, QMail, MSSQL, etc)

- Make networking changes to accommodate hosting changes (eg. Changing DNS records, adjusting software and       hardware-based firewalls)

- Proficient in at least one server-side scripting language per platform (Windows and Linux) to assist in                       administration automation (eg. Perl, Batch, Shell, PHP, Python)


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