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Position:  Linux Systems Administrator
Location:  San Carlos, CA
Job Id:  403
# of Openings:   1

Linux Systems Administrator
We’re a smart, growing team tackling big problems. Natera’s mission is to give couples the best chance of having a healthy child and we need your help to bring the latest technology in genetics together with advanced signal processing and statistics. 

We are looking for a Linux guru interested in cloud and cluster computing and not afraid of Windows. As a diagnostic laboratory, we collect a massive amount of complex data from patients and customers worldwide. As a research organization, we need tools for agile data access. As a growing business, we need back-office tools that scale. We need someone who can help in all these areas.

Your initial responsibilities will be to:
•Expand and maintain our new compute cluster, and work with partners to expand to the cloud
•Support web application deployments
•Improve on internal network, file sharing, backup and security infrastructure
•Share help desk requests with IT team
•Deploy tools for research and developers

Skills & Requirements
•4 years of Linux admin experience (Ubuntu in particular)
•2 years of experience with VMware ESXi 4.x and 5.x
•Atlassian stack experience helpful
•Windows admin experience, including Active Directory helpful
•Must know how to script in language other than bash (e.g. python, perl)
•Understanding of network protocols (you should know the difference between TCP, UDP, and ICMP)
•Know how to find system bottlenecks in Linux (Is a process IO, memory, or CPU limited?)
•BS in Computer Science or equivalent
•Superlative trouble shooting skills
•Self-motivated, and detail oriented
•Familiarity with provisioning systems a plus
•Experience with virtualization a plus

About Natera
The mission of Natera is to help doctors give couples the best chance of having a healthy child. Our company was formed in 2004 by a team of doctors, geneticists, statisticians, and software engineers who embarked on developing a technology called Parental Support™, to enable highly reliable testing of multiple genes and chromosome copy number from minute amounts of DNA. Natera has helped thousands of families with its one-of-a-kind testing. 
Natera is funded by the National Institutes of Health, and top Silicon Valley VC firms including Sequoia Capital, Claremont Creek Ventures, and Lightspeed Ventures.

Equal Opportunity 

Natera affords equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender expression, veteran or marital status.

Natera participates in E-Verify in the United States. 


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