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
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