Unix/Linux System Administrator

Unix/Linux System Administrator

02 Nov 2021
Texas, Richardson, 75082 Richardson USA

Unix/Linux System Administrator

job summary:

Summary:



  • Unix/Linux system engineer with communication skills, excellent operational execution and troubleshooting skills, experience working within enterprise environments. You will be part of a team contributing to actively reducing the number of server vulnerabilities across support scope. The server patch management effort includes targeting, scheduling, patch installation, governance and reporting to drive risk reduction. This role is primarily focused on OS server patch and Core Ancillary upgrades & installation and the associated communication, troubleshooting and change control efforts as part of monthly patching routines.
  • Role will and oversee server patching during specified maintenance windows using a variety of mechanisms and tools including BladeLogic jobs, custom scripts and perform manual updates where required on more complex systems
  • Role will pre-checks to help ensure successful patching events and post-checks to ensure system stability and configuration consistency
  • Role will communicate regularly with application production support teams, platform engineering teams and level 3 systems operations teams
  • Role will troubleshoot and resolve patch and server failures and escalate where needed. The person must be able to quickly identify network or infrastructure related problems and manage the remediation/escalation. This resource serves as a bridge in explaining symptoms and troubleshooting performed to global operations teams if necessary.
  • Role will document and maintain operational procedures
  • Responsible to develop a close partnership with client support and have a working knowledge of their applications.



Must Have:



  • Ability to work evenings / weekends
  • Excellent attention to detail to follow documented procedures, ability to continually offer suggestions to simplify and improve procedures
  • Experience and complete working knowledge of operating system base health/welfare and x86 midrange IBM, HP, Dell hardware troubleshooting.
  • Experience in diagnosing, researching and resolving system platform related issues
  • 5+ years of experience with Red Hat Linux 6.x, 7.x OS & Kernel, experience with Solaris
  • 5+ years of experience working with servers in an enterprise environment consisting of 1,500 or more servers

Desired Skills:



  • Scripting - Ansible, Perl, Shell, Python
  • Experience with VCS & RHCS clustering solutions for Redhat Linux
  • Experience with PXE, 10/40GB, Mellanox, SolarFlare Products and Technology



Top 3 Must Have Skillsets Required :



  • Scripting - Ansible, Perl, Shell, Python / VCS & RHCS Clustering / Experience with PXE, 10/40GB, Mellanox, SolarFlare Products and Technology

Level of Experience Needed:



  • Senior Level Sys Admin



location: Richardson, Texas

job type: Contract

salary: $50 - 60 per hour

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors



responsibilities:

- Role will execute and oversee server patching during specified maintenance windows using a variety of mechanisms and tools including BladeLogic jobs, custom scripts and perform manual updates where required on more complex systems

- Role will execute pre-checks to help ensure successful patching events and post-checks to ensure system stability and configuration consistency

- Role will communicate regularly with application production support teams, platform engineering teams and level 3 systems operations teams

- Role will troubleshoot and resolve patch and server failures and escalate where needed. The person must be able to quickly identify network or infrastructure related problems and manage the remediation/escalation. This resource serves as a bridge in explaining symptoms and troubleshooting performed to global operations teams if necessary.

- Role will document and maintain operational procedures

- Responsible to develop a close partnership with client support and have a working knowledge of their applications.






qualifications:


  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors


skills:
  • System Admin
  • UNIX
  • Linux



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Job Details

  • ID
    JC5438390
  • State
  • City
  • Job type
    Contract
  • Salary
    USD $50 - 60 per hour 50 - 60 per hour
  • Hiring Company
    Randstad Corporate Services
  • Date
    2020-11-02
  • Deadline
    2021-01-01
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