[SATLUG] Fwd: System Admininstrator Position in Round Rock, TX

Thomas Cameron thomas.cameron at camerontech.com
Fri Mar 30 22:40:54 CDT 2012

I do not know this recruiter, just passing this along in the hopes it is 

Let him know I referred you, karma is a good thing(tm).


-------- Original Message --------
Subject: 	System Admininstrator Position in Round Rock, TX
Date: 	Fri, 30 Mar 2012 14:43:33 -0400 (EDT)
From: 	Vivek Jha <vivek.jha at pyramidci.com>
To: 	thomas.cameron at camerontech.com

03/30/12 2:39 PM

Greetings Thomas,

My name is Vivek and I'm an IT recruiter at Pyramid Consulting, Inc. Our
records show that you are an experienced IT professional with experience
relevant to one of my current contract openings.

The job is located in Round Rock, ____TX______ with one of our Fortune
500 direct client. They are looking for a Systems Administrator and the
following is a more detailed description of the job.

Job Title: Systems Administrator
Location: Round Rock, TX
Duration: 9 Months
Only W2 Candidates. No C2C.

Job Description:
Develop process and recommendations for application stability.
Develop and Monitor capacity additions to the Application infrastructure.
Design service monitoring tools to sustain escalating usage and capacity
Integrate the latest technological innovations(i.. CentOS,REHL)
Escalation point for complex problem resolutions.
Works with Production Engineers, and Development on troubleshooting and
diagnosing severe production problems.
Develops system documentation and run-books.
Work collaboratively with the Production Engineers, Development,
Performance, and Service Operation teams to implement solutions
Review, evaluate, test, integrate, and operationalize new tools and
technologies to grow system capability
Create guidelines, processes and procedures for monitoring of
application systems
Coaching, mentoring and developing junior members
Flexibility to work shifts that may include overnight.

• 10 - 12 years experience as top level technical expert in one or more
highly specialized phases of systems engineering
• Possesses and routinely applies expert knowledge of systems
engineering processes and procedures to the completion of highly complex
• Serves as a technical consulting resource to others in the resolution
of highly complex problems
• Ability to consistently apply expert knowledge of systems engineering
to the most complex problems and to direct, train and guide less
experienced systems engineers
• Ability to identify and focus upon projects which will contribute to
's business success over the long-term
• Ability to recommend improvements in processes and procedures that
ensure quality and result in increased operating efficiencies
• Familiarity with platform and large enterprise environments
• Advanced knowledge of operating system kernel and ability to apply to
recommended courses of action (i..CentOS, REHL)
• Expert communication, negotiation and customer service abilities
• Expert project management skills
What type of configuration management have you worked on.
Possible answers:
Cobbler, Puppet,Kickout, Fabric, etc
Have you compiled your own kernal and how did you do it.
Unpack the source,
Configure the source(keywords make menu config make old config, make
Make clean
Make modules (could be install as well)
Complied and then did an edit on grub, lilo

What version of Linux OS do you know?
Possible answers:
Red Hat and up
CentOS and up

Have can you determine if an active mount is read-only using grep?
Possible answers:
Grep ro in the /proc/mounts file

What is a super lock and would you repair it.
Possible answers:
Superblock describes the file system
Repair fsck –p or tune2fs –b specify the location of the superblock
Or tune2fs –v to find out which is the current superblock as well as
backups.Start Time:8:00 AM

Education:DisciplineEducation Level
Computer Information Systems (CIS)Masters degree


The number of this type of position(s) open with the client is 3. The
initial duration of this job is ______ months with a possible extension.

If you are qualified, available, interested, planning to make a change,
or know of a friend who might have the required qualifications and
interest, please call me ASAP at (770) 255-3116, even if we have spoken
recently about a different position. If you do respond via e-mail please
include a daytime phone number so I can reach you. In considering
candidates, time is of the essence, so please respond ASAP.

Thank you,
Vivek Jha
vivek.jha at pyramidci.com
(770) 255-3116

11100, Atlantis Place,
Alpharetta, GA - 30022

SEI-CMMI Level 3

USA | UK | India

www.pyramidci.com <http://www.pyramidci.com/>

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