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UNIX/Linux Admin
Ref No.: 18-04616
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 05/15/2018
My direct client in Louisville, KY, is looking for a UNIX/Linux Systems Admin for a long term contract.

Role: UNIX/Linux Admin
Location: Louisville, KY (Fully Onsite, Relo Compensated in Rate)
Duration: Up to 5 year Contract (Long Term)

Rate: Dependent on Experience
Work Authorization: US Citizen, Green Card Holder, or GC EAD

This requires maintaining existing infrastructure and implementing new technology (hardware/software/cloud). The Unix/Linux systems administration team is responsible for working closely with business lines, development teams and our customer's technical resources, to provide support for the secure delivery of our clients' products. We work closely with corporate security departments to maintain payment card industry (PCI), data security standard (DSS) & international organization for standardization (ISO) compliance.

  • 2+ Years RedHat Linux Administration
  • 2+ Years Solaris Unix Administration

  • Perl, Python, Korn or shell scripts
  • ESX/VMware
  • Zones/container concepts
  • AWS/cloud – Storage/IaaS/SaaS
  • Configuration Management – CFEngine/Chef/Puppet
  • Storage Area Network (SAN) management – block and file
  • Security administration – authentication, auditing, file integrity and encryption
  • Backup administration – Symantec Netbackup and VEEAM
  • Enterprise monitoring and management software
  • File system knowledge including EXT w/LVM, NFS and ZFS
  • Disaster Recovery concepts
  • Centrify Enterprise Suite

  • Install, patch, configure and troubleshoot operating system software (Solaris, Redhat, AWS Linux) and associated components to resolve issues and achieve peak performance. Work with multiple internal teams to address any issues related to infrastructure components. This may include the possibility of handling after hours (24x7) calls in a rotating on-call schedule.
  • Participate in all phases of application development from an infrastructure perspective with emphasis on planning, analysis, integration, testing and acceptance phases.
  • Manage our backup and storage solutions. Configure backup policies, replication, deduplication, compression and encryption. Manage storage pools, luns and NFS volumes.
  • Prepare technical documentation for use by peers, managers, and other technical support team members. These may include process documentation, as well as, reports to provide metrics on specific projects.
  • Partner and work with data center operation and technology teams on resolving tactical infrastructure issues and completing strategic projects.
  • Monitor and manage the following: system SLAs, user accounts, system resources (CPU, disk, and memory).
  • Address various help desk ticket types within our service platform: incidents, change orders, requests and catalog items.

If qualified and interested, please send your updated resume to Mark at!