[Balug-announce] Job Posting

David Mulvaney david.mulvaney@hire8.com
Mon Oct 24 15:17:44 PDT 2005

Sr Consulting Engineer



Job Description

  a.. The Consulting Engineer serves as a key member of the Customer Solutions team responsible for the implementation and customization of Opsware on customer premises. 
  b.. Candidate will be working directly with the customer and should be comfortable representing the company. 
  c.. Ideal candidates will have expert level system administration skills and software development experience with a strong understanding of cross platform administration and large scale, distributed systems environments. 

Key Responsibilities

  a.. Install and configure Opsware System on client premises
  b.. Debugging of low level operating system, networking, and application problems.
  c.. Develop Python scripts, shell scripts, VB scripts and batch files for automation of system and application administration.
  d.. Train customers in the use, administration, and customization of Opsware
  e.. Package client's custom technology and applications for use with Opsware 
  f.. Work with customer to deploy large scale, business critical applications using Opsware
  g.. Customize and extend Opsware based on customer's business requirements 
  h.. Develop custom applications using the Opsware APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) and industry standard programming languages including Python, Perl, SH, Java, and Visual Basic to meet client's business needs 


Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate a strong working knowledge of and hands on experience in the following areas:

  a.. System administration and debugging experience on at least two of the following platforms: Solaris, Linux, AIX, HP-UX, BSD, and Windows. 
  b.. Network configuration and troubleshooting on large IP networks.  DNS and DHCP administration experience a plus.
  c.. Automation of common tasks with Perl, Python, shell scripts, VB script and batch files.
  d.. Experience with software packaging (e.g. RPM, MSI, etc.) and software distribution.  
  e.. Basic administration of Oracle databases. SQL is a plus. Crystal Reports is a plus
  f.. Application technologies including IBM WebSphere, BEA WebLogic, JBOSS, .NET framework, etc.
  g.. Common internet protocols including HTTP, SSL, and SOAP/XML-RPC/Web Services
  h.. Some software development experience. Experience with Python or Java a plus.  
  i.. Ability to work with customer teams with outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  j.. Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or equivalent
  k.. US government active security clearance or the ability to be cleared for government work a major plus
Micromuse Netcool is a big plus.

Client will provide Opsware training to qualified consultants

100% Travel

David Mulvaney
Hire8 Corporation
8111 LBJ Freeway Suite 678
Dallas TX 75251
972-739-9716 office
214-274-4256 mobile
972-479-1777 fax

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