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Linux/Unix System Administrator

Company: The Computer Merchant, Ltd.
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Reference # : 21-01006 Title : Linux/Unix System Administrator Category: Information Technology Location : Scottsdale, AZ Position Type : Right to Hire Experience Level : 3 Years Start Date : 04/27/2021 Description Job Title: Linux/Unix System Administrator Location: Scottsdale, AZ Job Description: Our client, a large defense contractor, has an immediate opening for a Linux/Unix System Administrator to work from their Scottsdale, AZ facility. As an Advanced Systems Administration Specialist, you'll serve as a front-line interface to users with technical issues by conducting systems analysis and development to keep systems current with changing technologies. Your duties may include installing new software, troubleshooting, granting permissions to applications and training users. You'll also be responsible for the day-to-day support of server services by performing server administration for physical and virtual server operating systems and configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting of physical and virtual hardware and network related interfaces on servers. And, you'll perform OS and vendor software patching on servers and monitor physical and virtual servers performance using monitoring tools. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience. CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Installing, hardening, and patching Linux/UNIX operating systems
  • Experience with compliance controls: STIGs (Security Technical Implementation Guides), RMF (Risk Management Framework), DFARS (Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement)
  • Experience with Kickstart/PXE Boot used to automate installation of operating system
  • Experience with patching of RedHat Linux/CentOS/Solaris from Repositories or local file system
  • Experience with LDAP/Active Directory
  • Experience with Tenable software for compliance with STIG requirements.
  • Experience with NAS storage device (preferably NetApp) administration (ONTAP 9.x or higher)
  • Experience installing, configuring, and writing ansible playbooks for automation supporting infrastructure production and development environments
  • Working knowledge to create and run scripts to automate repetitive processes What you'll experience:
  • Technologies that aren't just top-notch, they're often top-secret
  • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what's next
  • Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it's discovered What you bring to the table:
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience
  • Solid understanding of server based operating systems
  • Enhanced troubleshooting skills within the server OS as well as both networking and storage technologies
  • Working knowledge to create and run scripts to automate repetitive processes What sets you apart:
  • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
  • Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled.

Keywords: The Computer Merchant, Ltd., Scottsdale , Linux/Unix System Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Scottsdale, Arizona

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