Sr. Systems Architect
Location: Portland, OR


Job Responsibilities:

Build and maintain technical operations infrastructure including RedHat Linux servers running MySQL, Sun Solaris servers running Oracle 9i RAC, NetScreen firewalls, Cisco switches, F5 load balancing, EMC storage area network.
Organize and manage projects including operating system upgrades, new application deployment, UNIX/network/SAN platform extension.
Design, build, and test backup and recovery systems.
Create and manage continuous monitoring system that automatically reports network outages, system outages, disk utilization and other key metrics to the team to minimize downtime.
Work with the support organization to address technical issues.
Diagnose root cause of issues, resolve system and database issues and work
with the software development organization to resolve application issues.
Diagnose root cause of issues, resolve system and database issues and work with the software development organization to resolve application issues.
Perform day-to-day operational tasks required to keep the business running as needed .
Provide 24x7 on-call support as needed.


Skills Requirements:

5+ years in UNIX (Solaris/Linux) administration with exposure to new Sun and Dell equipment.
Solid understanding of UNIX, TCP/IP, systems and network security.
Strong understanding of Storage Area Networks.
Excellent technical and project management skills.
Proven analytical and problem solving skills.
Strong inter-personal and communication skills; demonstrated ability to communicate clearly with customers, senior management and third parties.
Highly self motivated and directed.
Excellent customer service skills.
Direct experience with Dell, RedHat Linux, Sun V240s, Solaris 9, Veritas SFORAC 4.0, Oracle 9i RAC, EMC Clarion SANS, Cisco switches, F5 load balancers, NetScreen firewalls a major plus.

Salary/Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience
401k plan with up to 4% matching
Medical benefits including dental and vision
Section 125 plan
Co-payment of health club monthly dues.


Please send all inquiries/resumes to resumes@generatorgroup.net

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