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Linux Systems Administrator 

adzuna-us  |  United States  |  

United StatesOakwood Ave, CT, 06850
Information Technology/Computing
Work Type:
Work Time:
Full Time



Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S.

are encouraged to apply.

We are unable to sponsor at this time." Job Description: Candidates should have in-depth, hands-on experience of the Linux OS - specifically RHEL 5, 6 (7 is a plus), Red Hat Satellite, and source code management (SVN, Git).

Additionally, they should be familiar with scripting, i.e.

bash and python, ruby or perl not just running manual commands off a KB and able to run, maintain, and write scripts.

Experience with configuration management systems like CFEngine, Chef, or Centrify.

VMware vSphere, and/ or aws is a plus.

Experience with infrastructure automation and orchestration.

Responsibilities: SysAdmins will respond to incidents and as well as handle support requests for a variety of technologies related to our Linux service.

As a queue owner, SysAdmins will be responsible for the general health of the queue (resolving tickets, identifying trends, finding the technical cause of problems) as well as recommending process/ system changes to eliminate incoming workload, optimizing team process, and escalating where appropriate.

SysAdmins will also have project responsibilities (i.e.

executing some of the improvements identified by them or others on the team) and will own small projects within their respective area.

The position is for a primary day shift (8-10 hours per day).

Participation in a team 24x7 weekly rotation is part of the role.

More extended off-shift time may be needed but these would be planned significantly in advance, and generally associated with project work where maintenance windows need to be observed.

This is not a low level position.

The person will need a deep understanding of their respective area.

But this is also a hands-on operations position.

Engineers that only want to do projects and/or design and architect solutions will not be happy with this role.

Qualifications: Break/Fix, Provisioning & Decom, Patching, Migrations, Documentation Analyzing, troubleshooting and resolving system OS, software, and performance issues At least 5 years of experience in relevant technologies Hands on knowledge of the Linux operating system environment Must be able to work well in an ambiguous and changing environment Core Skills/Technologies: RHEL 6, 7 Red Hat Satellite Source code management (SVN, Git) Intermediate bash scripting and experience with a scripting language like python, perl, or ruby Configuration Management systems like Ansible, CFengine, Chef, Puppet Additional Skills/ Technologies: Centrify, SSSD VMware, vSphere AWS Azure - provided by Dice