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Unix/Linux Administrator



Posting ID: JP-001980022

Full Time
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IT Systems Engineers are responsible for monitoring, installation, UNIX based technology solutions. IT Systems Engineers provide technical support, troubleshoot problem and perform scripting/programming to ensure stable and efficient operation of technology solutions. · Performs installation, monitoring, testing, configuration, migration, maintenance and troubleshooting of UNIX operating systems. · Manages system/application environment and ongoing operations · Ensures that the technologies are updated with current, stable, and compliant architecture and applications that meet enterprise standards · Researches, designs, implements and tests technology solutions · Proactively monitors and reports performance and utilization of assigned technologies · Troubleshoots software and/or hardware issues/failures · Resolves alerts and performs remediation activities · Manages problem or escalated tickets and tasks and out of cycle requests from systems/software owners · Collects and presents data for reporting and planning · Assists with developing tactical strategies, processes and procedures related to systems/application administration · Determines migration and upgrade impacts and diagnose/resolve complex technology/application errors · Collaborates with IT and business area partners on work groups and initiatives · Determines best course of action for meeting business needs · May provide input into infrastructure architecture designs · Writes programming/scripting · May participate in Disaster Recovery planning and exercises · Ensures execution and alignment to architectural standards and blueprints. · May contribute input to infrastructure architecture · Performs on-call activities as needed for the environment and technologies Other duties as assigned Requirements: Required: · 4 or more years demonstrated proficiency and experience in design, implementation, monitoring and troubleshooting UNIX operating systems/platforms. Bachelor’s degree in an IT related field or equivalent work experience · Extensive working knowledge of multiple technologies and their interfaces and integration · Competent working in one or more environments highly integrated with an operating system. · Extensive experience implementing and administering/managing technical solutions in major, large-scale system implementations · High critical thinking skills to evaluate alternatives and present solutions that are consistent with business objectives and strategy. · Ability to manage tasks independently and take ownership of responsibilities · Ability to learn from mistakes and apply constructive feedback to improve performance · Ability to communicate technical information clearly and articulately · Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment Preferred: · Experience analyzing business requirements and translating them into technical solutions


RHEL, AIX, PowerVM, OpenShift, Unix, Linux, VCenter

Top Skills Details:

1. 3-5 years of Unix/Linux Admin experience - must have specific experience with RHEL/AIX administration as they are 60/40 respectively- they use PowerVM to manage the AIX servers; 2000+RHEL servers in the environment 2. Any experience with VCenter/Nutanix- they utilize VCenter to manage the RHEL servers 3. Any exposure to OpenShift is a huge plus; also any experience handling audit/compliance request in relation to the Linux/Unix platform is a desired

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Candidates need to have strong knowledge of AIX as well as Red Hat Linux. If resource performs well, they would look at converting to FTE~ perm salary would be approximately $95k - pay rates must be in line with perm salary.

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Aja Franco


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