Linux administrator

  • location: Redmond, WA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $32 - $42 per hour
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Linux administrator

job summary:
Linux administrator needed for contract opportunity with Randstad Technologies client in Redmond, WA.

Summary:

  • Are you an experienced Linux Administrator looking for an opportunity to advance your career? If you are able to maintain positive attitude even when everything goes wrong, if you are detail oriented and self-motivated with a passion to learn and improve your skills and knowledge, we have a perfect job for you.
  • We are looking for a Linux Administrator who will be responsible for assisting in designing, implementing, and monitoring the deployment process of Linux on lab test machines on a wide range of hardware. We are looking for a Linux administrator who will be responsible for automating the deployment and software update process; enable us to monitor the health of systems in both Azure and on-prem environment. The ideal candidate will also be able to assist with Mac OSX deployments.
Responsibilities:

  • OS deployment experience with Linux. Fully automated installation from physical media as well as experience in PXE deployments.
  • Working as part of a team, the Linux Systems Administrator will have the primary responsibility for diagnosis and resolution of problems within a timely manner and to a professional standard.
  • Create and modify scripts or applications to perform tasks
  • Assist with configuration changes for Mac OSX deployments.
Qualifications and Skills

  • Extensive knowledge and proven experience of installing and supporting many Linux distributions, specifically Debian and Ubuntu.
  • Extensive knowledge of standard system tools with the ability to use them to automate complex system tasks.
  • Proficient on bash; Python or other scripting language is a plus.
  • Knowledge of other operating systems including Mac OS X and Windows and how they interoperate would be an advantage.
  • Ability to apply analysis skills and problem-solving techniques to situations to provide fast and effective solutions.
  • Ability to prioritize workload effectively and work well under pressure.
  • Ability to work on your own initiative.
  • The ability to comprehend and communicate clearly and effectively on a wide range of technical issues with people at all levels.
  • Experience of diagnosing and fixing technical problems across a variety of hardware platforms.
 
location: Redmond, Washington
job type: Contract
salary: $32 - 42 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Responsibilities:

  • OS deployment experience with Linux. Fully automated installation from physical media as well as experience in PXE deployments.
  • Working as part of a team, the Linux Systems Administrator will have the primary responsibility for diagnosis and resolution of problems within a timely manner and to a professional standard.
  • Create and modify scripts or applications to perform tasks
  • Assist with configuration changes for Mac OSX deployments.
 
qualifications:
Qualifications and Skills

  • Extensive knowledge and proven experience of installing and supporting many Linux distributions, specifically Debian and Ubuntu.
  • Extensive knowledge of standard system tools with the ability to use them to automate complex system tasks.
  • Proficient on bash; Python or other scripting language is a plus.
  • Knowledge of other operating systems including Mac OS X and Windows and how they interoperate would be an advantage.
  • Ability to apply analysis skills and problem-solving techniques to situations to provide fast and effective solutions.
  • Ability to prioritize workload effectively and work well under pressure.
  • Ability to work on your own initiative.
  • The ability to comprehend and communicate clearly and effectively on a wide range of technical issues with people at all levels.
  • Experience of diagnosing and fixing technical problems across a variety of hardware platforms.
 
skills: Qualifications and Skills

  • Extensive knowledge and proven experience of installing and supporting many Linux distributions, specifically Debian and Ubuntu.
  • Extensive knowledge of standard system tools with the ability to use them to automate complex system tasks.
  • Proficient on bash; Python or other scripting language is a plus.
  • Knowledge of other operating systems including Mac OS X and Windows and how they interoperate would be an advantage.
  • Ability to apply analysis skills and problem-solving techniques to situations to provide fast and effective solutions.
  • Ability to prioritize workload effectively and work well under pressure.
  • Ability to work on your own initiative.
  • The ability to comprehend and communicate clearly and effectively on a wide range of technical issues with people at all levels.
  • Experience of diagnosing and fixing technical problems across a variety of hardware platforms.

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