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Linux and Database Administrator
Ref No.: 18-04654
Location: South San Francisco, California
Linux and Database Administrator
One of our leading clients in the Biotechnology industry is looking for an experienced administrator of Linux systems and databases to build up and maintain systems. 
Project Description
Administer people analytics Linux machines, databases, and data pipelines, and processes for the employee, survey, and other human resources data types. Organize and create database or files as needed. Manage the automated delivery of files and data to third-party vendors
Job Duties:
  • Maintain and improve virtual Linux instances and databases as needed to meet team needs
  • Support the creation of workflow scheduling and monitoring framework for data pipelines
  • Support design, implementation, documentation, and maintenance of databases to balance back-end organization of data and front-end accessibility for end-users
  • Develop, manage and test back-up and recovery plans
  • Ensure that storage and archiving procedures are functioning correctly
  • Work closely with IT, People Analytics technical staff, and vendors (such as Plotly)
  • Ensure automated transfer of data to/from third-party vendors (such as Visier & Plotly)  is being executed properly
Required Skills:
  • Technical requirements:
    • Linux (RHEL7) system administration (such as yum)
    • Python and bash scripting
    • AWS and cloud computing (AWS certification desirable)
  • Enterprise software administration, such as mariadb and docker
  • Automation, version control (git),  and unit testing.
  • Desirable: workflow automation tools (such as Airflow, DigDAG, or similar), experience with CI/CD and scripting deployments.
  • Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently. Self-starter/self-motivated, capable of staying on track and pursuing solutions without supervision
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate project status to both technical and non-technical team members and client representatives