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[ovSAGE Regulars] Job posting at Ciena

Hi all,

There's an opening in my team for an intermediate Unix/Linux admin
(due to an internal transfer). If you'd like to apply here's the link:

and let me know so I can put in a good word for you.

Good luck!


Job Description

This position is responsible for daily activities necessary to support
UNIX/Linux users, servers and the network as well as analysis, design,
implementation, support, and troubleshooting of the Engineering
UNIX/Linux environment.

. Provide systems engineering support on major projects, upgrades, installations
. Perform daily UNIX/Linux system administration duties and
maintenance for user account management, LDAP, DNS, NTP, monitoring,
. Bring a security aware focus to daily tasks to help harden and
enhance security configurations to implement company security policy.
. Respond to security vulnerability alerts and address support
security penetration testing with rapid response to findings in an
appropriate fashion.
. Perform daily Storage Platform administration and maintenance
(NetApp, Isilon, EMC)
. Plan, implement, and support changes to the UNIX/Linux Systems /
network environment
. Collaborate with user support to provide Level II and III
troubleshooting in support of technical solutions
. Provide detailed documentation and procedures for all solutions
. Provide analysis and design for IT business requirements
. Develop and maintain IT liaison relationship with functional
departments and key users
. Develop and maintain relationships with technology vendors to meet
business needs
. Monitor UNIX/Linux server assets and system resources ( Memory, CPU
utilization, disk capacity, etc)
. Perform network system administration duties
. Upgrade and troubleshoot UNIX/Linux hardware and Operating software
. Manage UNIX/Linux hardware and software support agreements with the vendors
. Assist with corporate projects concerning Ciena’s infrastructures
such as DNS, Email, DR and engineering support projects

Required Skills

Have systems administration experience with UNIX/Linux Operating
Systems (SUN Solaris/various flavors of Linux) in an engineering
Have security administration experience with UNIX/Linux Operating Systems
Have a good understanding of IT direction and technology trends
Have good understanding of TCP/IP networking
Have in-depth knowledge of Unix/Linux networking
Experience with ethernet networking, multi-layered switching and routers
Knowledge of router systems and enterprise switching
Knowledge of storage systems such as NetApp, Isilon, and/or EMC
Knowledge of and experience with the setup of FC SAN, iSCSI, and NFS
storage models
Experience supporting UNIX/Linux systems in a heterogeneous networked
Experience with UNIX & Windows interoperability
Strong UNIX/Linux shell scripting and/or programming ability
Have good understanding of DNS, NIS, LDAP, Sendmail
Have strong inter-personal and communication skills
Work ethic; ability to work independent of direct supervision; self-starting
Must be a team player, drawing energy and drive in working with others
Able to handle rapidly changing priorities, high visibility, high
stress situations
Detail oriented and analytical
Willing to work on an issue until it is resolved, even if it goes
beyond normal business hours
Very organized (meticulous with regard to documentation)
Strong verbal and written communication
Willing to travel

Required Experience

Bachelor's degree in related field
5-7 years of experience
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