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Linux Administrator - After Hours

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Rackspace, US Inc

San Antonio, TX

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Linux Administrator - After Hours


San Antonio


Job Overview

Overview & Responsibilities

Job Overview

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.

Job Responsibilities

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


Required Qualifications:

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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US-TX-San Antonio


System Administration / Engineering

Company info

Rackspace, US Inc
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Company Profile
Fanatical Support® has made Rackspace the service leader in cloud computing. We deliver enterprise-level hosting services to businesses of all sizes and kinds around the world. We got started in 1998 and since have grown to serve more than 205,000 customers. Rackspace integrates the industry's best technologies for each customer's specific need and delivers it as a service via the company's commitment to Fanatical Support. Our core products include Managed Hosting, Cloud Hosting and Email & Apps. There are currently over 4,800 Rackers around the world serving our customers.

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