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Systems Admin 2 or 3 (Linux)
Ref No.: 17-16043
Location: Melbourne, Florida
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 11/09/2017
 Job Description: 
•System Administration of UNIX/Linux virtual server environment. Responsible for installing, configuring and maintaining servers in accordance with established standards, policies, procedures and configuration guidelines.
•Performs software installations and upgrades to RedHat operating systems and layered software packages and maintains them in accordance with established policies, procedures and service level agreements.
•Monitors and tunes the system to achieve optimum level of performance. Ensures server data integrity by evaluating, implementing and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions. Ensures data/media recoverability by implementing a schedule of system      backups and database archive operations.
•Conducts routine hardware and software audits of servers for compliance with established standards, policies, procedures and configuration guidelines. Knowledgeable of networking associated with a LAN based server and workstations.
•Develops schedules for the installation and monitoring of local network and stand-alone information resources.
•Manages and directs proactive and reactive systems administration activities to ensure the availability, integrity, and reliability of networked and stand-alone resources.
•             BS/BA (or equivalent) in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field; or equivalent work experience.
•             Ability to obtain a Security Clearance.
•             Minimum of 6 years of experience with RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).
•             Minimum of 4 years of Linux operating system security configuration.
•             Minimum of 4 years of RPM builds for software packages.
Preferred Additional Skills:
•Understanding and or experience with the following: RedHat Linux – Basic Network concepts, Linux kickstarts, Server installation.  RedHat certs (RHCE, RHCT, RHCSA)
•Familiarity with details of operating system network configuration.
•Ability to perform complex infrastructure design, including planning of interactions of multiple applications (HA, DB, Large Networks), is a plus.
•Knowledge of scripting for automation of tools is preferred.
•Knowledge of RPM builds for software packages.
•Knowledge of lab infrastructure: power requirements, datacenter build-out experience, how to harden a lab.
•Knowledge of Python scripting skills.
•Experience with the following is preferred:
  •                      Splunk
  •                      RHEL - SMB, NFS, SELinux
  •                      Zabbix
  •                      Mysql
  •                      Solaris and Sun hardware
  •                      VMWare ESXi experience
  •                      Veritas
·                     Pacemaker HA Clustering