Linux Administrator

San Diego, CA 92121

Posted: 11/13/2017 Employment Type: Contract-to-Hire Industry: Information Technology Job Number: 12227

Position: Linux Systems Administrator

Health care

Location: San Diego CA

Terms: 6 months  contract to hire


As a Linux Systems Administrator will work closely with  DevOps  to eliminate organizational bottlenecks that hold up deployments that affect our internal and external customers. You must have a passion for continuous learning and be able to conduct R&D to continuously innovate our client’ s infrastructure as well as help other teams with technical issues at the beginning and planning stages of the  SDLC.  This includes (defining) needs/benefits/technical strategy

Linux  Skills:
  • 5+ years of experience in Linux system administration.
  • Support and administration of Linux (Redhat) Cisco,  VMWare,  AWS  and other cloud based technologies
  • Administration and maintenance of networks and computing environments (HW, SW, Systems, Applications and configurations)
  • Installation and configuration of new servers, peripherals, settings, directories, services etc.
  • Rebuilding of existing servers, peripherals, settings, directories, services etc.
  • Develop automation scripts
  • Design new and maintain current server configurations and build documentation
  • Maintain asset configuration documentation and inventory
  • Design, organize, and implement network security measures to protect SW/HW  and Data.
  • Gather data relating to the needs of our customers, and use that info to recognize, forecast, understand, and assess system and network requirements aka capacity planning.
  • Explore new technology, in an effort to implement or recommend its implementation.
  • Daily monitoring of  HW, Server Resource, Systems and processes to verify its integrity and availability.
  • Control dominant consoles in order to oversee the performance of computer systems and networks.
  • Performance of network restart procedures, and maintenance of control records.
  • Performance of security monitoring to identify intrusions
  • Perform daily backups.
  • Perform regular file archival; if necessary, perform purge.
  • Ownership of User accounts: Create, change, and/or delete user accounts.
  • Provide Tier III support to various area’ s - Investigate and troubleshoot issues.
  • Repair and recover from  HW/SW failures.
  • Perform data backups and disaster recovery operations.
  • Update and configuration of system SW which supports infrastructure applications or Asset Management applications.
  • Linux tuning,  HW  upgrades, and resource optimization.
  • Experience working in a 24-7  uptime  environment.

DevOps Skills:
  • Setup and administration of AWS instances (AWS Certified SysOps Administrator or AWS DevOps Engineer preferred)
  • Puppet Configuration Management
  • Setup and administration of Docker containers/Microservices/ Kubernetes
  • Use of Splunk and Nagios

Education: Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science

Preeta Garg
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