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Expert Level Linux Admin - MUST HAVE Azure and AWS
Ref No.: 17-00158
Location: Rockaway, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 02/22/2017 to 07/01/2017
EXPERT LEVEL LINUX ADMIN - MUST HAVE AZURE AND AWS

REQUIREMENT #17-00158
RECRUITER: DEXTER HOLMES
JOB LOCATION: ROCKAWAY, NJ
FEBRUARY 8, 2017
CANDIDATES MUST BE ABLE TO WORK ON OUR PAYROLL AS A W-2
WE WILL TRANSFER H1-B VISAS

Project Description:
  • Must be a local candidate that has excellent communication skills & be able to work onsite, as this is not a remote position
  • Must be an expert in Linux
  • Extensive cloud experience. Both Azure and AWS expert, with Perl scripting skill
  • Configure Cisco UCS hardware and software, including Fabric Interconnects
  • Build and configure ESXi hosts and join them to clusters
  • Supports operational activities such as level three system support, root cause analysis, systems validation, performance tuning and capacity management Works with Operations staff to improve monitoring and alerting activities
  • Represents IT Engineering Services on global project teams through the implementation of new infrastructure systems, including, project planning and adherence to Company's global project methodologies
  • Provides status reports and attends team meetings
  • Applying best practices for performance tuning of servers
  • Upgrades system software and hardware components as required to meet customer needs
  • Maintaining system configuration documentation, including SOPs and IQ/OQ, software installation instructions, operating system installation and system configuration sheets
  • Comply with SOX and IT Compliance protocols


Required Skills:
  • 5-10 years recent experience Installing, configuring, patch and automate Redhat Linux server builds using kickstart/puppet automation
  • System migrations (P2V, V2V) in the Redhat Linux and UNIX (IBM AIX) environments
  • Expert in installation, administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of Redhat Linux
  • 5+ years' experience with server administration of VMware 5.1 or later (VMware 6 a plus)
  • 5+ years' of Cisco UCS implementation and configuration experience
  • Hands on experience with Microsoft Azure & Amazon AWS

Tech Specs:
  • Redhat Linux System Architecture and Administration
  • Azure cloud support
  • AWS cloud support
  • SME in VMware and Linux virtualization
  • SME in Cisco UCS and Linux virtualization
  • EMC Storage implementation
  • Perl scripting
  • Single-Sign-on implementation experience (Centrify)

Preferred Job Qualifications (not required):
  • Experience with other flavors of Linux a plus
  • Experience with other flavors of Unix a plus (AIX)


This 6+ month position starts ASAP.

Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Dexter: dexter@alphaconsulting.com