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Linux Senior System Administrator
Ref No.: 18-11383
Location: Irving, Texas
Experienced Unix Sys Admins. You know you're good and have the track record to prove it.
· You've worked in large organizations. You laugh and slightly experience PTSD when someone says "global " or "standardized ".
· You're not a know it all. You like to work, learn, and collaborate with others.
· You go against the tide. You speak up and voice your opinion in all situations.

Actual technical skills you will need

· 10+ years' experience in System Administration of Linux/UNIX systems in a in a large environment
· Strong understanding of network services (DNS, HTTP, SNMP)
· Knowledge of one or more scripting languages (Ruby, Python)
· Knowledge of security tools and protocols (e.g. SSH, SSL, TCPwrapper, nmap, COPS, Tripwire, etc.)
· Understanding of basic network concepts, familiarity with TCP/IP and VLAN functionality
· Strong experience with server bare metal hardware in large datacenters including enterprise storage systems
· Experience with PXE booting Linux Based OS installs
· Strong understanding on LVM, x86 hardware knowledge, Hardware/OS RAID concepts and familiar with Linux OS recovery process.
· Understanding of VMware knowledge and Virtual/Physical servers / OS concepts and differences.
· Willingness to closely adhere to audit and compliance standards and requirements

Other skills you will need

· Detail oriented, self-motivated, proactive, and accustomed to searching out best practices and solutions while adding to the team's knowledge
· Ability to automate solutions to repetitive problems/tasks
· Demonstrative written and verbal communication skills to audiences with a wide variety of technical knowledge
· Very strong troubleshooting skills towards root cause analysis and practical issue resolution

Extra Bonus Points

· Familiarity with security vulnerability response and working with multiple teams and applications to remediate
· Debugging traffic flows from Linux Based systems
· Hardware and OS Driver Troubleshooting for Linux Based Systems
· Experience using automation tools (Chef, Puppet, Ansible) to deploy and configure environments
· Experience working with agile development teams and DevOps