• Senior Linux Systems Administrator

    Requisition ID
    2018-5832
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Locations
    US-TX-Dallas
    Category
    Technology
    Employment Duration
    Temporary Full-Time
  • Overview

    Provide second and third level support to WDM users, perform daily tasks to ensure smooth operation of the Unix/Linux infrastructure and execution of infrastructure projects to support WDM’s business objectives.

    Responsibilities

    • Install, configure, operate and maintain Red Hat Linux systems
    • Install, configure, operate and maintain Red Hat Satellite and Red Hat Kickstart servers
    • Install, configure, operate and maintain Puppet server
    • Monitor system availability, capacity and performance. Address all detected deficiencies
    • Automate repetitive/common system management tasks
    • Standardize system configurations, ensure systems comply with WDM’s security standards and create processes to monitor and maintain the configurations
    • Create, maintain and automate system deployment processes and procedures
    • Support backup/restore operations using Netbackup
    • Successfully troubleshoot and resolve all issues
    • Execute and manage OS and Application Patch processes
    • Ensure that all support requests, projects and other tasks are reviewed, prioritized, addressed and completed in a timely and proficient manner
    • Ensure that all systems policies, standards, procedures, checklists, agreements, diagrams, inventory, etc…. necessary to administer Unix/Linux servers and related infrastructure are properly documented and adhered to
    • Coordinate with members of the Unix/Linux team, rest of the organization and any others needed to ensure proper implementation, support and maintenance of systems

    Qualifications

    • 10+ years’ Red Hat experience administering hundreds of physical and/or virtual servers
    • Extensive experience with Red Hat Satellite and Red Hat Kickstart for provisioning, patching, configuring and managing Red Hat servers
    • Experience with installing/configuring/using Puppet for large scale system configuration, policy enforcement, configuration management and auditing
    • Experience implementing compliance (SOX, HIPPA, HITRUST, PCI etc….) requirements for hundreds of physical and/r virtual Red Hat servers
    • Knowledge of networking and networking protocols
    • Knowledge of server utilization of SAN and NAS storage
    • Experience with Nagios, Solar Winds is desirable
    • Experience with Solaris 10, Solaris 11 is desirable but not required
    • Experience with VMWare is desirable but not required

    Education

    • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or related field or equivalent work experience

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