Rackspace Linux Systems Administrator I (Part Time) in San Antonio, Texas
Overview & Responsibilities
When you buy a new computer, do you immediately erase Windows and install your favorite distro of Linux? If so, keep reading...
As a Linux System Administrator , you are a Linux junkie who conquers the most intense challenges of providing unique solutions for our customers. We want you because your talent, hard work and dedication will continue to drive us to the next level. You’ll solve issues by utilizing your own creative techniques to ensure Fanatical® troubleshooting and advice, which also means you’ll be a key partner in building relationships with customers as you update them of each step along the way. We don’t want you to just think outside of the box; we want you to break it.
Schedule: Part Time (20-25 Hours Per Week)
In this role you will:
Work with bleeding-edge technology in the cloud computing space
Install, configure, update and troubleshoot services for customers such as OS level concerns, web server, database server, applications server and mail; includes Apache, MySQL, PHP, FTP, SSH and DNS
Teach customers “how to fish” while advising on technical issues
Collaborate with fellow system administrators and support team members
Provide Fanatical Support® in all interactions
Thorough knowledge and love of Linux operating system. As a true Linux lover knows— Fatal Error: Found MS-Windows System -> Repartitioning Disk for Linux
Fundamental knowledge of servers/computers hardware and software
Inherent problem-solver with desire to learn and take on responsibilities
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to communicate technical issues to nontechnical and technical audiences
Guru (Preferred) Qualifications:
Technical certifications including Red Hat, UCP, CompTIA and/or MySQL
Excellent knowledge of clustering, MySQL, network fundamentals, DNS and Shell scripting
Cloud computing and web hosting industry experience
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent work experience
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Location(s) US-TX-San Antonio
Category System Administration / Engineering