Epiq Global Senior System Administrator in Kansas City, Kansas
It's fun to work at a company where people truly believe in what they are doing!
Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to write purchase proposals or papers, act as a vendor liaison, make presentations to customers or a client audiences or professional peers, and work closely with upper management
Ability to solve problems quickly and automate processes
Comfort with most aspects of RedHat 6/7 administration; for example, managing processes and services, configuration of mail systems, system installation and configuration, printer systems, and fundamentals of security
Familiarity with the principles and practice of system configuration management using modern declarative tools; experience using a declarative configuration management system and a broad understanding of the role of desired configuration as part of strategic organizational knowledge
A solid understanding of the operating systems in use at the site; understanding of paging and swapping, inter-process communication, devices and what device drivers do, filesystem concepts, ability to use performance analysis to tune systems
A solid understanding of fundamental networking/distributed computing environment concepts; design of consistent network-wide filesystem layouts, IP schemas, server and LUN naming schemas
Ability to program in an administrative language (e.g., Perl, Python)
Works well alone or on a team
Strong focus on business outcomes
Comfort with collaboration, open communications and reaching across functional borders
Willingness to participate in knowledge sharing via a wiki and source code repository like gitlab
Solid understanding of virtualization orchestration, continuous integration, load balancing and clustered SQL/RAC databases.
Participate in a weekly on-call rotation, including weekends and some holidays
More than 5 years of system administration experience
Familiarity with technologies we use, Oracle RAC, ElasticSearch, Kafka, VMWare, NFS, HA clusters, Load balanced pools, httpd, KVM and Nagios
Desirable Background and Skills
A degree in computer science or a related field, or equivalent experience
Some programming background in any applicable language
Publications in the field of system administration
Ability to do minimal debugging and modification of C or Java programs
Works under general direction from senior management
Manages a large, complex site or network
Designs/implements complex local and wide-area networks of machines
Establishes/recommends policies on system use and services
Provides technical lead and/or supervises system administrators, system programmers, or others of equivalent seniority
Evaluates and/or recommends purchases; has strong influence on purchasing process
If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!
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Epiq is a leading global provider of integrated technology and services for the legal profession, including eDiscovery, managed services, bankruptcy, class action and mass tort administration, federal regulatory actions and data breach responses. Our innovative solutions are designed to streamline the administration of litigation, investigations, financial transactions, regulatory compliance and other legal matters. Epiq’s subject-matter experts bring clarity to complexity, create efficiency through expertise and deliver confidence to our clients around the world.
We strive for a cohesive, collaborative environment that focuses on group achievement.
With over 5000 associates worldwide, Epiq operates in 14 countries and over 80 global locations.