Linux Administrator

Full Time

    Job Description

    Job#: 1346062

    Job Description:

    **To apply please send resume to **

    *W2 candidates only, no C2C accepted*

    Job Title: Linux Administrator

    Estimated Duration: The client approximates that this project may last up to 6 months with potential for permanent opportunities. However, there is no guarantee of employment for any length of time.

    Location: ONSITE in Winston-Salem, NC

    • Hours of Operation: 8am-5pm Monday-Friday

    • 3 -7 years of Linux Administration experience required. Red Hat Linux 7 or 8 experience is preferred.
    • Essential Job Functions:
      • Installation
      • Backups/Restoring
      • User administration
      • HelpSystems BoKS
      • Performance Tuning
      • Patching (Satellite/Tower)
      • CIS Hardening standards
      • SFTP Administration
    • Scripting knowledge is needed
    • Python, PowerShell, Bash, Ansible, Splunk query language
    • VMware experience required
    • Firewall experience required
      • IPtables/NFtables
    • Basic networking understanding
      • Routing
      • VLAN
      • NIC bonding
    • Ability to provide technical documentation

    • Install and maintain all server hardware and software systems, as well as manage server performance and availability.
    • Maintain all system backups and aid in the restoration of all operations, as well as give all users with the necessary training.
    • Create and manage all system tools for all scripts and automation processes, as well as oversee all capacity planning.
    • Integrate all essential software and address any difficulties across numerous technologies, as well as design and offer backup support for business servers.
    • Evaluate all papers per system requirements, as well as all design and development activities, and administrate all sophisticated processes.
    • Create an infrastructure to handle all business requirements and execute frequent system troubleshooting to fix all difficulties.
    • Monitor daily systems, evaluate the availability of all server resources, and carry out all Linux server tasks.
    • Assist in the setup and deployment of all virtual machines, as well as the installation and backup of all configuration procedures.
    • Maintain and monitor all patch releases, as well as devise multiple patch installation procedures and keep all systems up to date per NIST standards.
    • Manage all resource performance and assure optimization, as well as provide support for all applications and maintain an ideal level of customer service.
    • Maintain and monitor all system frameworks, as well as provide after-hours assistance for all systems and keep up to date on Linux expertise.
    • Troubleshoot all tools, maintain numerous servers, and back up all files and script management servers.
    • Test all new software, maintain patches for management services, and conduct audits on all security procedures.

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