Linux System Administrator

system administrator, windows, microsoft, linux, devops, red hat, rhel
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description



Tantus Technologies, Inc. (Tantus) - recognized by the Washington Post as a Top Workplace - is actively seeking a talented and experienced Linux Systems Administrator who enjoys the challenge of building automated solutions for continuous delivery of large-scale, highly available web applications.  The ideal candidate must have experience working in a DevOps model playing an active role with software developers in building solutions. Past experience as a software developer is a plus, but not a core job responsibility. Instead, an understanding of software development processes, tools, and operations is the focus.

What You'll Do

  • Work independently to produce IT work products including application deployment artifacts that are complete and accurate on to UNIX and Windows enterprise platforms.   
  • Demonstrate high proficiency use and administration of the full BMC Control-M suite for automation and job scheduling within the certification environment.  
  • Establish and maintained ongoing healthy working relationships with information technology management, peers, internal or external clients, and/or customers regarding the creation or maintenance of software systems. 
  • Perform system administration engineering and provisioning to support automation and Certification Environments.   
  • Communicate and explain complex systems architectures, designs and implementation strategies to the customer (FPAC). 
  • Manage and support complex daily operations that pertain to the JBoss and Apache applications/servers within Certification and Stress Lab environments. 
  • Provision non-centralized virtual machines (VM) in the OpenStack environment to support automation and certification operations. 
  • Work closely with the development team before tasks and releases are finalized and implemented into the Production Environment. 
  • Install, configure test and maintain software and system management tools.
  • Perform triage and fault diagnosis as required to address escalated incidents.  
  • Manage certificates and ensure installation of new certificates prior to expiration.  
  • Perform daily, weekly, monthly tasks to maintain in scope applications.
  • Install patches, new versions and other software consistent with change management processes.
  • Address security vulnerabilities through patches and as identified through security scans. 

Must Haves

  • 6+ years IT experience with a minimum of 4 years as a system administrator supporting Windows and Linux environments 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related degree from an accredited institution
  • U.S. citizenship
  • Familiarity with DevOps integration/continuous deployment frameworks and best practices
  • Working knowledge of containerization platforms and orchestration tooling environments (Docker/rkt, kubernetes/openshift/rancher/EKS)

Nice to Haves

  • DevOps certification is a plus
  • Experience with a number of widely-available development and administrative tools, languages, databases, and frameworks such as JBoss, Tomcat, WebLogic, PingFederate, Chef, Puppet, Apache, Nginx, Ruby, Python, Git, SVN, etc. a plus
  • Implementation of monitoring and logging tools such as App Dynamics a plus 
  • ITIL Foundations certification is a plus

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Dice Id : RTX157386
Position Id : 6203026
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