Patch Technician

unix, linux, vmware, windows servers, ibm bigfix, shavlik protect, patch management, patch technician, patch updates, production promote life cycle
Full Time
Up to $90,000
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Primerica currently seeking an UNIX Patch Technician to work at our corporate office in Duluth, Georgia:

The Patch Technician will work in a team-based environment performing technical duties supporting Patch Management. The role will be responsible for executing patches and configuration updates through the production promote life cycle. The Patch Technician acts as a threat and vulnerability resource assisting with daily operations specifically the remediation of identified vulnerabilities ensuring compliance and security goals. This role works with IT Security Administration, business teams and infrastructure teams to track, and remediate open vulnerabilities on identified systems with in negotiated service levels and assure testing in the development and test environments prior to promotion to production.


Principal Responsibilities

  • Assess vulnerability & patch information from compliance scans for Microsoft Windows, UNIX, and Linux

  • Provides remediation services to infrastructure teams based on vulnerability & policy compliance scans

  • Ensure patch configuration is up to date ensuring compliance

  • Utilize tools to automate patch deployment, such as IBM BigFix, Shavlik Protect

  • Responsible for patching assets in test and production environments while ensuring quality

  • Participate in Change Advisory Board and technical review meetings to discuss patching, vulnerability impacts and considerations


Required Skills

  • Minimum 3-5 year operational experience remediating/patching systems in an Enterprise environment

  • Basic knowledge and proficiency in UNIX and Linux servers

  • Knowledge in Windows servers is a plus

  • Ability to coordinate with cross-functional work teams toward task completion

  • Written and verbal communication skills are a must

  • 24/7 support as required



Primerica is a Main Street Company for Main Street North America. Our goal is to create more financially independent families. We are located in Duluth, GA. Primerica employees support our representatives to provide appropriate solutions through term life insurance, mutual funds, annuities and other financial products. We insured more than 5 million lives and have over 2 million client investment accounts. Our stock is traded on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “PRI”.

Six years in a row Primerica has been recognized by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution as one of the best workplaces in Georgia! Over the past five years Primerica has consistently been voted Best Employer by Gwinnett Magazine in its special "Best of Gwinnett" winner editions.

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Duluth, GA, 30099

Dice Id : 80151467
Position Id : 6910
Originally Posted : 4 months ago
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