Senior Linux Administrator

  • Kansas City, MO
  • Posted 14 days ago | Updated 8 days ago


$60 - $64
Contract - W2
Contract - Independent
Contract - 6 Month(s)



Job Details

One of our direct clients (leading Railroad company in North America) is looking to hire a contract resource for the Senior Linux Administrator at Kansas City, MO.
Job Title: Senior Linux Administrator
Location: Kansas City, MO
Duration: 6+ Months contract (contract further possible extension)
Role Description:
As a Senior Linux Administrator responsible for Linux operational support, troubleshooting, maintenance, upgrades and expansion, on-call rotation. In addition, they will provide support to provisioning/operational staff, as well as work closely with the architecture group in design support and validation of new designs and installations.
  • Provide direction and advice pertaining to capacity planning.
  • Provide direction and advice pertaining to future installations and design.
  • Provide direction to automate and orchestrate future use of Linux environments (Tanium, Orchestrator, automation suites).
  • Configuration management utilizing Ansible, SaltStack, Puppet, Chef, Desired State Configuration (DSC).
  • Scripting languages (PowerShell, bash, python).
  • 10+ years Infrastructure experience.
  • 1 to 3 years virtual infrastructure experience.

Knowledge in the following preferred: (NOT mandatory)
  • Virtualization Technologies using VMware/Nutanix/Hyper V (MS suite).
  • Provide direction and advice pertaining to design and configuration of converged infrastructure.
  • Cluster experience (SLES, RH would be good).
  • Storage Technologies using Dell/EMC and Netapp.
  • Networking technologies including, but not limited to TCP/IP, DNS, Routing Protocols, Switching.
  • Strong Communications Skills, both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated experience documenting environments, runbooks, etc.
  • Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and automation technologies.
  • Infrastructure as Code platforms: Terraform, Packer, Azure Resource Manager/CloudFormation templates.
  • Enterprise service bus platforms.