Senior Systems Administrator (Job Reference No. SA041814CC)

Senior Systems Administrator (Job Reference No. SA041814CC)


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Hostway is looking for a Korean-speaking Senior Systems Administrator to join our team and work on an exciting project with a large client we have in Korea. The Senior Systems Administrator will be a member of the Systems Operations team contributing to the development and maintenance of Linux/Windows web hosting computer systems as well as reporting system statuses to management in both verbal and written formats. You are an excellent communicator, interfacing key stakeholders including Global NOC, Technical Support, R&D and occasionally Project Managers. The successful incumbent has desire and patience to work with other members of the staff to fix and improve existing services as well as add new ones.


• Coordinating with Technical Support to resolve all system-related customer issues.
• System monitoring, maintenance and configuration on several variants of Linux, BSD and Windows 2008/2012.
• Installation and configuration of various equipment including Dell PowerEdge, Custom built servers and storage boxes as well as HP and foundry switches.
• Install/monitor/administer new Internet accessible and/or application servers running several variants of Linux (primarily Redhat Enterprise and Ubuntu) as well as Windows 2008/2012.
• Creating trouble tickets and escalating them appropriately and in a timely fashion by use of ticketing and/or notification procedures.
• Manage spam and security related issues.
• Automating administration tasks by writing scripts such as PERL, Shell, C, python, VBScript , powershell and/or .NET as well as be familiar with Puppet deployment.
• Installation, configuration, optimization and maintenance of network services including but not limited to Apache, Bind/MyDNS/PowerDNS, Sendmail/Postfix/Exim and FTP.


• Must be fluent in Korean – both verbal and written.
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems (MIS) or another similar technical discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• At least 5 years of experience in a systems administrator role.
• Previous experience with System Administration is a must; preferably with both Linux and Windows.
• Familiarity with system administration on several variants of Linux, including but not limited to Debian, RH, Centos and Windows 2008/2012.
• Proven abilities to promptly and effectively diagnose and remedy serious UNIX-related and Windows-related problems and failures.
• Demonstrated abilities to perform periodic software and hardware system updates, upgrades, backups/restoration and security patches.
• Experience with Shell scripting, PERL or C is required.
• Working knowledge of clustering (i.e. Windows cluster and/or Linux LVS).
• High-level organizational and communication skills.
• Excellent team player with high-level problem solving skills.
• Previous experience in a specialized focus in one of the following areas: backups, mail systems, vmware, nagios, Windows Hyper-V, High Availability, Database, etc.
• Possessing RHCE/LPI certification and working knowledge of SQL and LDAP are assets.

Equipment Operation:

• Networking hardware, Dell and Custom Intel.

Physical Requirements:

• Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

To be considered, email your cover letter and resume to . Please include the position title in the subject line of your email and reference number SA041814CC .

Date Posted:
May 15, 2014 12:06 PM PDT
Hostway Global Web Solutions

Hostway Global Web Solutions
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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