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
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).
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 ASAP!

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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