Linux Systems Administrator

Role: Linux Systems Administrator
Status: Contract
Estimated Length of Assignment: 9 months
Location: Remote
Schedule: 40 hours per week, 1st shift
Pay Range: $48 to $50 per hour
The Linux Systems Administrator will be part of the operations team that addresses server, application and user issues. Typical duties include administering servers, granting certain access to user accounts and responding to break and fix system issues by investigating and resolving system problems.
  • Assist with systems build and configuration to support architecture of new systems
  • Assist in the daily operational roles of a Linux/Unix admin for both on-prem and cloud server, user assistance request, monitor ticket queue, monitor/resolve server alerts
  • Facilitating access requests for resources
  • Creating and securing certain user accounts
  • Investigating, troubleshooting and fixing server availability and performance issues
  • Monitoring and maintaining request and incident queues
  • Performing validation testing
  • Collaborate with global teams to identify and implement process improvements
  • 5+ years of experience as a Linux Administrator
  • In-depth knowledge of Linux: RedHat, CentOS, Debian, etc.
  • Familiarity with VMWare and SAN management and concepts
  • Expert in Shell, Perl, and/or Python scripting
  • Solid knowledge of protocols such as DNS, HTTP, LDAP, SMTP and SNMP
  • Additional Linux certifications (RHCT, RHCE and LPIC) will be considered an advantage
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills