Linux Systems Administrator

  • location: Reston, VA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $115,000 - $150,000 per year
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Linux Systems Administrator

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Linux Systems Administrator

Randstad Technologies is searching for an experienced Linux/Unix Systems Administrator to support our client in a full-time role working primarily as a Linux Systems Administrator that will provide systems administration for RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and Solaris systems . *Although maintenance is the primary focus , our client seeks a candidate who can automate the maintenance as much as possible in preparation for implementation of DevSecOps and a migration to the AWS Cloud .

 
location: Reston, Virginia
job type: Permanent
salary: $115,000 - 150,000 per year
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Role Responsibilities:

  • Provide Unix/Linux system administration, application guidance and collaboration for the legacy applications (Portal/Query, E-filing, 314a).
  • Manage Patching for RedHat Operating Systems across multiple environments.
  • Coordinate release management, problem management and change management with technical staff.
  • Provide hands-on system administration support for the development and test platforms located in the Vienna office.
  • Provide upgrade support, product configuration, configuration management, testing, documentation, monitoring, problem resolution, system adjustments and optimization.
  • Integrate new data sources, update web content and provide redundancy to ensure 24/7 operability.
  • Maintain and upgrade a DR environment.
  • Monitor and provide statistics regarding system availability, maintenance & upgrade schedules, system problems and/or service calls placed.
  • Provide in-depth documentation of system adjustments, optimizations and additions.
  • Maintain, manage and support the Egmont network infrastructure, including the maintenance of Egmont Secure Web (ESW) documentation, such as:

    • Administrator Operations Manual Guide
    • Security Plan
    • C&A documentation
    • Project Management Plan
    • Network Diagram
    • Data Structure Listings/Data Dictionary Entries
    • Data Flow Diagrams.
  • Communicate and report operational risks, concerns and issues to the Operations Manager.
  • Manage Storage Systems across Multiple Environments
  • Provide Efile Application Support.
  • Provide system administration Support for E-File.
  • Provision users in the Secure Data Transfer Mode/Mechanism (SDTM).
 
qualifications:
Required Skills:

  • 2-5 years Unix/Linux Systems Administration experience
  • Hypervisors and Virtualization (VMware, esxi, Acropolis)
  • Storage Failover technologies - NetApp SAN
  • Various UNIX OS (RedHat, Solaris)
  • Familiarization with SSH, HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP
  • Server Hardware (HP, DELL, Nutanix)
  • Knowledge of kickstart/jumpstart servers
  • To be considered for this role you must hold an active Secret or Top Secret Clearance
 
skills: Desired Skills:

  • DevOps - Automation Tools experience & Familiarity with concepts (Tools such as: chef, puppet, ansible, docker)
  • Familiar with DISA STIGS or CIS hardening guides
  • RedHat JBoss and Identity Management (IDM)
  • MySQL
  • Experience in writing Standard Operating Procedures
  • Scripting and coding experience - Unix shell, PERL, Python
  • AWS (Amazon Web Services) Experience highly preferred
  • SAN Experience
  • Ansible Experience highly preferred
  • AWS Certified and/or decent experience, working in an AWS environment or engineering during an AWS migration .
If you or someone you know may be interested in applying for this Linux Systems Administrator role with our client based in Reston, VA, please send all resumes to zack.macdonald@randstadusa.com ASAP!


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