Secret Security clearance is required
Technical degree or equivalent work experience
Systems Administration / Systems Engineering experience
Initiative, self-motivation, and continual hunger for knowledge
General Roles & Responsibilities:
Installation and configuration of servers, switches and related equipment
Installation and configuration of operating systems, drivers, firmware, and OS patches
Advanced scripting skills (Bash, powershell or python) for task automation and system monitoring
Demonstrated experience with automating Linux server builds using custom Kickstart configuration.
Demonstrated experience with one or more configuration management tool such as Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack, Oracle Enterprise Manager, etc.
Manage configurations, implementations and maintenance of system management application technologies, including Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0, Microsoft System Management Server (SMS), Dell Open Manager (OM) and other tools used to manage the environment.
Familiarity with configuring server storage – e.g. RAID, multi-pathing, NFS shares, etc.
Work with technical writing staff to develop and document standard processes for server installs, upgrades, and other repetitive tasks
Provide guidance and support to other system administrators and ensure seamless and non-disrupted changes are implemented.
Assist with planning and designing disaster recovery solutions, infrastructure upgrades and deployment processes.
Complete all required administrative duties and paperwork in a timely manner.
A qualified candidate will have a high level of competence and experience in the following areas:
Linux RHEL/OEL, operating systems
Server hardware (Dell and HP)
Excellent communication skills
Network routing, VIP and subnet masking
Time management and the ability to multi-task and re-prioritize based on urgency
It is desired, but not required, that the qualified candidate will also have experience in some of the following areas:
IIS web servers / web services / programming
Oracle RAC databases
F5 traffic management servers
Working knowledge of Oracle Enterprise Linux (OEL)
Cloud computing experience, AWS, AZURE, or VMware cloud