Linux Administrator

Back To Jobs Apply Now

Linux Administrator
o The UNIX Technical Services team is responsible for the design, implementation, and support of UNIX/LINUX based operating systems.
o Our team works in close partnership with our security, network, middleware, and application support teams to power the next generation.
o The selected candidate will support our Linux based operating systems, processes, and procedures.
o Develop standards for Linux configurations, processes, and procedures as well as audit their accurate implementation
o Support application of third party software installations.
o Troubleshoot problems and issues related to the efficient, secure operation of the Linux operating system.
o Tune and optimize the configuration of Linux to meet the Service Level Agreements of our applications and services.
o Implement new security patches and upgrade the Linux operating system.
Essential Skills the lead candidate might have:
o Operating Systems (OS) installation, systems management, security, monitoring, troubleshooting, patching, and version upgrades on Red Hat Linux or equivalent distribution.
o Thorough understanding of the following technologies as they apply to Systems Administration and architecture: software and hardware load-balancing, clusters, RAID, Intel Server architecture, Firewalls, Routers, SSL, SSH, etc.
o Ability to document solutions and designs as well as speak to a broad audience regarding the same.

Desirable skills the lead candidate might have:
o Performance tuning and troubleshooting
o Strong scripting capabilities to automate base system administration tasks
o Assist in the setting of system standards for base implementation (including limit values, volume and file system management, service configurations, etc.)
o Knowledge and experience in one or more automation frameworks such as Chef, Puppet, Spacewalk, Manage IQ, Dynamic Ops, Enstratius, etc.