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Job in Knoxville - if anyone is interested.

From: Bret McHone 
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This is an FYI if anyone is interested in work in Knoxville. I believe =
she's referring to Scripps Networks which is a good company. I know a =
few guys over there and it's a pretty dynamic network they run. I just =
checked their site and the job is posted there @ =
http://www.scrippsnetworks.com. The recruiter below said she can make =
sure resumes get in front of the hiring manager, but I'm just passing =
the info along.

-B

here is the job description:

Systems Administrator

DUTIES PERFORMED

This list of duties is not exhaustive, and duties may be added, deleted =
or changed at any time.

	=95 Install, configure, and support multi-tiered systems =
applications.
	=95 Tune and customize operating systems (Linux, Windows, =
VMware) to support specific applications for best performance.
	=95 Perform root cause analysis of reoccurring application and =
system issues.
	=95 Develop custom scripts using Perl, Python, or other =
scripting languages to support system and applications.
	=95 Identify needs and develop technical standards following =
best practices and how they can be best applied in the environment.
	=95 Implement enterprise level monitoring for internally and =
externally hosted services
	=95 Review performance of the infrastructure, perform trending =
analysis, and make recommendations to address capacity needs.
	=95 Participate in system architectural design, procurement, and =
sizing. (Similar to number 6)
	=95 Perform in a technical and/or team lead role.
	=95 Lead presentations to technical audiences.
	=95 Perform hardware and software upgrades, OS patching and =
server resources management
	=95 Implement and verify security settings that meet best =
practices and SOX guidelines
	=95 Support 2nd tier service desk incident management
	=95 Provide 24/7 support in an on-call rotation.
	=95 Perform other duties as needed, and as directed by =
supervisor.
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REQUIREMENTS

Education:

	=95 Associates or Bachelors degree preferred
Experience:

	=95 Minimum of 4-6 years Systems Administration experience in =
Microsoft Windows, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and/or Solaris is required.
	=95 Minimum of 2-5 years experience with VMware, ESXi and =
vSphere as well as working knowledge with storage, networking =
routing/switching in those environments.
	=95 Minimum of 2 years experience with IIS, Active Directory, =
SQL Server, SharePoint, Apache http servers and Java application =
servers, preferably Tomcat, JBoss and/or Glassfish, is required.
	=95 Minimum of 2 years experience with Microsoft Clustering, =
Veritas Cluster Server or other clustering software is required.
	=95 Minimum of 2 years experience with Perl and/or other =
scripting languages is required.
Equipment:

	=95 Midrange X64 Systems, DELL, HP, SUN.
License/Certificate:

	=95 Red Hat Certified Engineer certification a definite plus.
	=95 Microsoft Certifications a plus
	=95 ITIL Foundation Certification a plus.=B7 Certificates in any =
of the above mentioned a plus.
Skills/Abilities:

	=95 Ability to work in a dynamic and collaborative team =
environment.
	=95 Good verbal and written communication skills.
	=95 Ability to train less experienced personnel on =
administration tasks and basic troubleshooting techniques.
	=95 Ability to communicate with technical and non-technical =
personnel in person and by telephone in stressful situations.
	=95 Ability to take lead role in small projects.
	=95 Some moderate lifting may be required.
	=95 Occasional overtime may be required.



Begin forwarded message:

> From: "Timmerman, Nicole" 
> Subject: Hoping to Network with you in the Knoxville area!
> Date: August 27, 2012 11:07:56 AM EDT
> To: "dbmchone@gmail.com" 
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> Hi Bret,
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> I was hoping to reach out to your for referrals! I have a Top 10 Media =
company looking for an experienced and talented Systems Engineer. Ideal =
candidates will have an understanding of Windows and Linux servers as =
well as experience with VMware(Red Hat certification is a plus). The =
company itself is really cool, they own several cable networks including =
HGTV & Food Network to name a couple. One of their core values is =
work/life balance. This is a long term contract opportunity sitting in =
Knoxville, TN. I know you are happy in your current position  but I =
didn=92t know if you knew anyone looking? If so, please pass along my =
information to any friends or colleagues that you think might be in the =
market and open to these opportunities. Thank you in advance for your =
time, and I hope to hear back from you soon!
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> Thank you!
> =20
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> **Career Best Practice- Update your resume every 2 months**
> Nicole Timmerman Technical Recruiter -
> 408 North Cedar Bluff Road, Suite 325, Knoxville, TN 37923
> 888.768.3953  T 865.292.2379
> F 865.292.2396 M 517.262.5508
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