[Baypiggies] [JOB] Storage Architect, Belmont, CA | 150-170k

Beau Gould (OSS) beau at open-source-staffing.com
Sat Aug 8 08:44:41 CEST 2009

Storage Architect, Belmont, CA | 150-170k 

Employees who work for our client are passionate and possess the deeply
held belief that a team working for a cause will reach and benefit
millions of people. They are looking for those rare individuals who
share their passion about building a great company while delighting
customers, partners and fellow employees. 

They offer many perks and benefits beyond salary such as shares in the
company, 401K, 12 Company Paid Holidays as well as 15 PTO days per year
- and your birthday is a paid day off! Free drinks and cheap snacks are
always available. They have the excitement of the dotcom era and the
stability of an established, profitable company. They provide Medical,
Dental, and Vision as well as Life Insurance, Short & Long Term
Disability, and an Employee Assistance Program. 

This position is part of the Storage Team, responsible for supporting a
multi-petabyte service. You will investigate new technology (server,
storage, software), contribute to the design and building of next
generation infrastructure, deploy capacity to the site, perform critical
upgrades, manage data flow and IO redistribution processes and are
responsible for the 99.99% uptime of the service. In addition you are a
competent Perl developer, building automation tools and utilities to
manage the archive. You will help design and maintain custom MySQL
databases and applications required to support the archive.


* Experience with distributed file systems, storage arrays, replication
and virtualization technologies, volume and file system management
products and backup solutions 
* System, storage and application/service design and implementation
* Understanding of current industry trends including backup-to-disk,
continuous backup, archiving, de-dup, virtualization and automated
* Demonstrated competency integrating open-source and commercial
software products 
* Expert knowledge for Linux/Solaris based file-systems, particularly
clustered, global and shared file systems 
* In depth knowledge of disk-based storage hardware including storage
controllers, SAN and raid disk configurations 
* File system, network and server performance tuning 
* Experience developing and implementing automated autonomic and batch
tools for managing large amounts of data 
* Perl and shell scripting, other languages (Java, Python, etc) welcome
(10+ years) 
* Experienced troubleshooter, ability to work independently and within a
* Communication, documentation and process oriented a big plus 
* Experience building and supporting infrastructure for mission critical
highly available services 
* Expert Unix systems administration (10+ years) 
* This position requires participation in an on-call pager rotation 

To be considered, please submit your resume along with your salary
requirements to beau-AT-open-source-staffing.com  

Thank you, 

Beau J. Gould 
Open Source Staffing 

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