Sr System Administrator
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Sr System Administrator
Ref No.: 18-33802
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 05/15/2018
Qualifications:
Looking for experienced Linux/UNIX engineers. 5+ years of experience building and supporting Linux/UNIX environments. Understanding of build processes, performance troubleshooting, patching techniques, configuration of storage (add/change/delete) as well as the ability to troubleshoot basic routing/connectivity issues from the server perspective. Ability to work independently and communicate with a team across multiple locations.


Responsibilities:
A Systems Administrator is responsible for the effective & efficient provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of server systems hardware and software and related infrastructure.
  • In addition, this covers the adoption of processes and procedures guarantying the implementation of system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures that adheres with technology direction and policies. Performs daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
  • Performs regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions.
  • Performs daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media, recovery tapes or disks are created, and media is recycled and sent off site as necessary.
  • Performs regular file archival and purge as necessary.
  • Creates, changes, and deletes user accounts & groups per request.
  • Grants and removes access to server and related resources.
  • Investigates and troubleshoots minor issues.
  • Provides Level 2 support per request from end users.
  • Applies OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configures/adds new services as necessary.
  • Upgrades and configures system software per project and/or operational needs.
  • Maintains operational, configuration, or other procedures.
  • Maintains data center environmental and monitoring equipment.
  • Prepares basic reports and presentations as requested or necessary within IT team -Has Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA) or UNIX, Linux equivalent certification.
  • Engineers SA-related solutions for various minor projects and operational needs. -Contributes to and maintains system standards.
  • Researches and recommends innovative, and where possible, automated approaches for sys admin tasks.
  • Provides Level 3 support per request from end users.
  • Investigates and troubleshoots complex issues.
  • Repairs/recovers from hardware and software failures; coordinates and communicates with impacted end users.
  • Performs periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.
  • Performs ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required.
  • Configures CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required. -Prepares reports and presentations as requested or necessary within IT & minor customers.
  • At least a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and certified in at least one of the following technologies: Exchange, OCS, Blackberry, Iron Port, Configuration Manager, ISA/Proxy, Storage (Legato, IPStor & SAN), NetGil/Citrix, SharePoint 2007, Anti-Virus, F5, Siteminder, VMware, etc.
  • Engineers SA-related solutions for various complex project and operational needs.
  • Leads teams to provide advanced design, architecture and diagnostic support.
  • -Prepares reports /presentations as requested or necessary within IT and internal/external customers.
  • Ensures proper capacity planning is in place.
  • Ensures the effective and efficient system setup and operation.
  • Ensures teams adhere to Chevron technology direction and policies.
  • Drives the cultivation of OE culture within the team.
  • Defines end-to-end processes in support of OE. -ITIL Certified for Support Services.