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Linux Administrator / Architect - Remote
Ref No.: 18-08071
Location: Remote, Connecticut
Sr Architect – Linux Admin Position
This is a contract to hire opportunity

Princeton Information is seeking qualified Linux Architects for an opportunity with an awesome client in the healthcare industry. Candidates should have Expert Level Experience with RedHat Linux, JBOSS, and Virtual Environments. Please apply immediately for consideration.

Due to the nature of this position candidates requiring Visa sponsorship cannot be considered.


Position Summary:
This position will be part of the Linux Administration team responsible for managing our middleware tier on RedHat Linux in a virtualized environment utilizing VMware. This position will work closely with other teams – Windows, Network, VMWare, Database and Security to maintain and seek ways to advance capabilities including expanding into the cloud infrastructure.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Ensure effective daily operations of company's virtualized Linux systems in production, test and development environments; resolve help center tickets, performance and functional issues pertaining to RHEL, middleware tier (primarily JBoss) and VMWare.
  • Monitoring, alerting and reporting issues pertaining to RHEL, JBoss and VMWare.
  • Administration, install, upgrade, patch, migrate and maintain RHEL, JBoss and VMWare.
  • Enhancing/Automating platform services using Ansible and other DevOps tools.
  • Collaborate with infrastructure teams, application development teams, testing and release teams to build out new environments and improve systems and processes wherever possible.
  • Provide on-call, 24x7 support, for production systems. Implement corrective procedures to resolve issues and minimize unplanned system outages.
  • Maintain and test replication, backup and recovery procedures to insure system recoverability including disaster recovery. Clearly document processes and results.
  • Remain abreast of industry trends and new developments to maintain leading edge.Required Education/Skills/Experience:
  • Bachelors or Masters' degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of 12 years of experience in IT including:
    • 6+ years in RedHat Linux
    • 5+ years in JBoss
    • 4+ years in VMWare
  • Strong working knowledge in Ansible is a must.
  • Strong working knowledge in other infrastructure disciplines including Database, Network, Storage and Security.
  • Experience with Cloud deployments/technologies is a plus.
  • Certification in RedHat, VMWare and Cloud Infrastructure is a plus.