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Senior Systems Administrator
Location: boise, ID Category: Information Technology
Status: Temporary/Contract Reference: US_EN_2_105987_247204
Posted: July 18,2014 Salary: N/A

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Job description

A Senior Systems Administrator job in Boise, ID is available on a long-term contract basis courtesy of Adecco Engineering and Technical. If you are considering this opportunity, you must have two or more years' experience in shell scripting or programming as well as solid understanding and use of Linux. This role will be responsible for managing the infrastructure of web SaaS offerings. In addition, you will be developing fully automated deployment processes using Opscode Chef and maintaining Opscode Chef Cookbooks and recipes. In this position, you will work on-site for one of Idaho's top employers. Come see what Boise has to offer! Forbes lists Boise as one of the top two "Best Places for Business and Careers" and calls Boise one of the "Top 10 Up-and-Coming Tech Cities".

The Senior Systems Administrator Job Responsibilities Include:

- Managing and automating the infrastructure
- Testing and tuning the applications
- Manage a multi-origin, zero-downtime, highly scalable web infrastructure
- Build, scale, and secure client .com infrastructure, focusing specifically on a fully automated Linux environment
- Design, develop and improve automation and tools for systems management
- Development of scripts for fully automated environment with Opscode Chef
- Perform zero-downtime deployments across multiple globally distributed origins
- Participate in a rotating on-call schedule


- Two or more years’ experience in Shell scripting or programming
- Comfortable stepping into Ruby, Python, or PHP (Ruby Preferred)
- Solid understanding and fluid use of Linux
- Knowledge in infrastructure automation/infrastructure as software concept
- Experience working in large environments with many moving pieces
- Strong analytical, problem-solving skills
- Good verbal and written communication skills
- Prior experience in a fast-paced environment
- Experience with a top Cloud Provider
- Prefer working knowledge of OpsCode Chef, Jenkins, Yum, Nexus, and Artifactory
- Strong analytical, problem-solving skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Independent contributor and motivated self-learner and team player

If you are qualified and interested in this Senior Systems Administrator job in Boise, ID, then please click “apply now” above or below. You may also email your resume or ask any questions directly to Finally, feel free to visit our website at to apply for this or other available career opportunities.

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