Sr Unix/Linux Administrator

  • ASD, Inc.,
  • Arlington, VA
US Citizen, BS or equivalent +10 yrs related experience, Linux, VMWARE, Puppet or Chef, Clustering,
Full Time, Contract Independent, Contract W2, C2H Independent, C2H W2, 3 YEARS
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

**Due to Clearance Requirements: Candidates must be US Citizens and successfully pass an extensive background investigation determining financial suitability**

Location: 3501 N. Fairfax Drive, Arlington, vA



To qualify, you must meet these basic qualifications:
o Ten plus years of experience with Linux servers in virtualized environments
o Ten plus years of experience with the fundamentals of Linux scripting languages (BASH, PERL, Python)
o Ten plus years of experience installing, configuring, and maintaining services such as Bind, or Apache, or MySQL, or nginx, etc.
o Ten plus years of experience maintaining Linux patch management platforms such as (RedHat Satellite, Foreman, Spacewalk)
o Seven plus years of experience with configuration management tools, such as Puppet or Chef
o Familiarity with load balancing firewalls, etc.
o Proficient with network tools such as iptables, Linux IPVS, HAProxy
o Experience with virtualization technologies, such as VMWare vSphere, KVM, or Xen
o Ability to build and monitor services on production servers
o Familiarity with web-based technologies, including reverse proxy servers, SSL certificate configuration, three-tier architecture, or service oriented architecture,
o Familiarity with web-servers, including JBoss, WebLogic, or Apache Tomcat,
o Experience with implementation and maintenance of Linux Containers and Docker
o Knowledge of servers and switches
o Experience with Active Directory, DNS or other Windows core services.
o Five plus years of experience recompiling the Linux kernel
o Three plus years with Veritas or similar clustering experience


It would be great if you also had these desired active certificates:
o Linux+ (CompTIA)
o Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
o Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
o Linux Foundation SysAdmin / Engineer Certification-To qualify, you must meet these basic qualifications:


Task and responsibilities in this role include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Exceed expected quality of service on maintenance & deployment of upgrades, enhancements and modifications to systems
  • Support ServiceNow ticket queue requests and document resolutions completely and accurately
  • Lead a team of Unix Systems Administrators, provide technical management oversight, assign work across the team, and mentor junior team members
  • Manage Unix/Linux maintenance to coorindate activities with database and application teams
  • Follow best practices to adhere to enterprise architecture.
  • Extensive knowledge of Unix/Linux-related tasks and activities
  • Collaborate with Knowledge Management teams to draft operational documentation
  • Collaborate with Engineering and Problem Management teams to perform Root Cause Analysis
  • Able to analyze alerts from various monitoring tools and take appropriate actions during troubleshooting
  • Must have demonstrated a high level of problem analysis and resolution skills
  • Administer and maintain Unix/Linux server infrastructure in production
  • Maintains system performance by performing system monitoring and analysis, performance tuning, troubleshooting system hardware, software, and operating system issues
  • Research and recommend automated approaches for system administration tasks where possible.

Posted By

Salig Chada

Dice Id : asdinc
Position Id : 2019-53572
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