[SASAG] Job Opening: Systems Administrator/Programmer

Paul English tallpaul at speakeasy.org
Wed Oct 18 18:32:11 PDT 2006

This position is open in downtown Seattle:

Systems Administrator / Programmer

3TIER specializes in assessing and forecasting the availability of 
weather-driven renewable resources. Through sound application of science 
and technology 3TIER proves that renewable resources can be effectively 
assessed, managed, and operated, both for social benefit and economic 

3TIER is seeking to fill the position of systems administrator / 
programmer.  This individual must be motivated, responsible, and have the 
ability to take multiple projects from inception to completion with 
limited supervision.  They will perform systems and network administration 
tasks, including technical user support, desktop support, software and 
hardware upgrades, and Ethernet networking. They will use a variety of 
programming tools to perform operational tasks in a production 
environment.  This position will entail management of Beowulf clusters, 
web, file, DNS services and printing services as well as implementing new 
network services such as web based email, calendar and networked backups 
and support of all of these services.

The candidate will be expected to maintain existing software and develop 
new products which manage and process streams of data. A strong base of 
software development experience is necessary for this role, as it requires 
the use of many different technologies, including but not limited to 
development with MySQL and proprietary databases, web services and 
multiple file formats and technical support of on-site users and remote 

This is a full time on site position with some on call duties. 3TIER 
offers a competitive benefits and salary package and actively supports 
professional development activities.


Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related field
USENIX SAGE Level II (Junior) or SAGE Level III (Intermediate)
2 years Linux, Microsoft Windows and/or Mac OS X administration
2 years experience in a software development environment
Web development
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Assembling & upgrading commodity hardware (PCs, Macs)

Desired skills and experience:
MySQL Database administration
open source web-application framework such as Ruby on Rails, JBoss, Tomcat 
or TurboGears
graphic design


csjobs at 3tiergroup.com (preferred)
Fax: 2063251618
Phone: 2063251573x111

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