Unix and Linux System Administrator

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Contract W2, Contract Independent, Full Time, 7+ mos
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

My client located in Washington DC, has an opening available for a Unix/Linux Administrator.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Install and maintain up- to-date Operational System software, patch levels, firmware, drivers, and related program products. Configure and customize software in accordance with site requirements.
  • Suggest and promote System Changes in accordance with documented SOPs (Standard Operational Procedures). Provide continuous monitoring, troubleshooting, and first level maintenance of the various application servers, systems and associated peripherals, including adequate follow up on Problem Resolution tracking using the ServiceNow tool.
  • Engage in system capacity planning and monitoring and generate health and usage reports of systems. Review and monitor service indicators to meet the agreed upon service levels. Interact with software and hardware maintenance providers in enforcing adequate levels of support to installed hardware and software.
  • Provide support to other technical staff in performing account management, disk space management, backups, baseline security administration, testing of system features, and other systems administration activities.
  • Produce and maintain appropriate documentation and charts describing hardware setups, diagrams, operational procedures, and overall inventory. Produce weekly reports of activities and operational status of systems under his/her control. Monitor and review use of systems for client's access control policy violations in line with client's guidelines.
  • Ensure that the defined decommissioning and disposal procedures are followed for all hardware systems and media. Report and respond to critical security events and take corrective measures per defined security incident management processes.
  • Follow and comply with policies, processes, and procedures. Participate in audits, as needed, producing necessary documentation, reports, and explanations, and implement corrective and preventive action plans approved by unit managers.

Required Experience:
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering.
  • Role Specific Experience: 3+ years of experience. System administration experience in Red Hat operating system. Knowledge of various Linux system parameters and monitoring agents. Experience in modifying them. (NTP, SNMP, IP configurations, login config etc)
  • Experience in installing and configuring oracle software, Jboss, apache, Pega etc. Experience in operations to keep stringent uptime service levels. Understanding of disk, volume, file system management projects.
  • Experience in configuration management tool Chef. Experience in programming using any one of languages like, C, C++, Python, Ruby etc. Experience in implementing desired state configurations using Chef.
  • Knowledge in the computer algorithms, data structures and optimization concepts in coding. Experience in DevOps field. Experience in AWS and related automation tools in AWS.

Contractor Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401(k)

*Benefits are available only to W2 Contractors.

Thank you for representing NTT DATA Services, a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 300,000 professionals based in over 88 countries. NTT DATA Services emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process and IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We're part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 85% of the Fortune 100. Visit www.nttdataservices.com to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.

Posted By

Manpreet Pannu

Company Information

NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA means Business

NTT Group one of the largest Telecommunications Companies in the world owns NTT DATA Services. 
NTT Group is ranked in the top 5 largest global IT services provider in the world. Collectively, the integrated company generates $108B in annual revenues with over 300,000 employees across 88 countries. 

Visit https://www.nttdata.com/americas to learn how NTT DATA Americas' Strategic Staffing group provides our clients with top notch technical talent to augment their core IT staff. Our approach is customer centric, partnering to assist you in achieving your strategic goals and IT initiatives. We get to know your company’s culture and the type of technical staff that thrive within your organization. We understand your specific technical and business requirements, timing, and budget

Dice Id : 10229323a
Position Id : 19-12264
Originally Posted : 1 month ago

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