Senior Unix/Linux Administrator (WEEKEND SHIFT)

Bachelor's degree, 6 years' experience, Experienced in: Linux (SuSE and Red Hat) and Unix shell scripting, Experience using Change/Incident Management tools (ServiceNow), Automation tools such as: Chef/Puppet/Ansible/etc., Expertise with custom AutoYaST and Kickstart deployments, Expertise with GIT/ GitLab/Ansible/Ansible Tower
Contract W2, 1 Months
Depends on Experience
Work from home available Travel not required

Job Description

Please note that this is a 1 month contract position. Please note that work will be performed on-site in Eagan, Minnesota.

We are searching for a top-notch Senior UNIX/Linux System Administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Eagan, MN. This is an on-site position with no telecommute possibilities.

This position is for a weekend shift. Hours are Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 8am – 8pm and 4 hours during the M-T work days scattered for meetings as needed. The 4 hours will most likely be allowed to be complete remotely, but the Fri, Sat, Sun shifts will be on-site. Initial training will be Monday – Friday 7:00am – 3:30pm.

You will join the Midrange System Administration teams and provide UNIX/Linux System Administration services for the Client. The scope includes the full range of system life-cycle phases including, Build, Application/Service Provisioning, Operations and Decommissioning.

Roles and Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Unix / Linux System Administration
Installation and maintenance of OS
Contributor to Incident, Problem and Change Management processes.
User Support / Problem resolution
Automating existing processes


To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:


Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of 6 years’ experience. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
Experience dealing with management of large (>1000 systems) environments
Experience with Linux (SuSE and Red Hat)
Experience with patch management.
Have some understanding with configuration management of large environments, utilizing automation tools such as: Chef, Puppet, Ansible or other configuration management frameworks.
Ability to take customer requirements and create scalable configuration models to support them
Process Implementation and Documentation
Experience using Change/Incident Management tools (ServiceNow)
Senior in Linux OS Administration.
Ability to troubleshoot problems from the Application tier, through the OS and Network tiers.
Unix Shell Scripting

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
Expertise with custom AutoYaST and Kickstart deployments
Expertise with SMT and custom patch solutions for SuSE and Red Hat systems
Expertise with GIT/ GitLab/Ansible/Ansible Tower
Expertise with Cassandra
Expertise with Oracle CRS (installation/configuration/maintenance)
Experience with Kafka
Experience with Hadoop
SOX/PCI Compliance Management
Local to the Eagan, MN area, no relocation assistance provide


Applicants must include their telephone number. Reference job number A1975

Dice Id : NETSO
Position Id : A1975
Originally Posted : 2 weeks ago
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