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Senior GNU/Linux Systems / Network Administrator at NeuralIQ in Santa Monica, CA

by Matt Lee Contributions Published on Mar 27, 2008 02:07 PM
NeuralIQ is looking for an extremely experienced GNU/Linux Systems/Network Administrator to become part of our QA/Instantiation/Systems Department.

The perfect candidate should have at least four (4) years of experience in GNU/Linux systems and network administration. Very strong knowledge of GNU/Linux operating systems, shell scripting, python/perl scripting, network administration, data center experience, network security, GNU/Linux OS security, etc.

The position is an opportunity to apply your extensive knowledge of GNU/Linux and networks new and exciting areas. As a part of a growing team of world-class engineers (or as we like to call ourselves “Low-Level Code Monkeys”), your activities will include but not be limited to:

  • Building, extending and customizing NeuralOS, our GNU/Linux-based operating system distribution.
  • Building, maintaining and extending NeuralOS customer software package repositries.
  • Working with, extending and maintaining our beowulf clusters.
  • Working with our engineering department to build and package software for release to our repositories.
  • Supporting developers, as well as building development servers and workstations.
  • Maintaining and extending our web, mail, dns, and whole communication infrastructure.
  • QA our appliance product for shipping to customers.
  • Automation scripting in Python.
  • Many other exciting things.

Experience in writing Python scripts is a HUGE plus. Our company is looking for a hacker to fill the system administrator position. We want someone who is a hacker by experience and hacker in lifestyle. Aside from being a playful, curious, philosophical, abstract, artistic and clever devil, that special candidate will also have the following skills and/or experience: 

  • Extensive knowledge of GNU/Linux operating system.
  • Work or personal experience with Debian-like operating systems a HUGE plus.
  • Knowledge of linux kernel when it comes to customizing it.
  • Extensive knowledge of networks and networking.
  • Extensive knowledge of shell scripting, and/or Perl, Python.
  • Extensive knowledge of firewall design, security techniques.
  • Extensive knowledge of secure mail server design (Postfix), irc administration, dns administration, apache, etc.
  • Knowledge of BSD operating systems is a plus.
  • Very strong organizational and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Willingness to learn and try new things as well as extremely good research skills.
  • Love for solving problems and being part of a World class team.

To apply, please submit your resume and a brief introduction to

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