Linux System Administrator - $55/hr - Oakland, CA -
We have this immediate opening for a LINUX SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR to work form Oakland, CA / Arlington, VA. Kindly submit resumes with the required information to submit. Title: Linux Systems Administrator Location: Oakland, CA / Arlington, VA Duration: 6-12 months+ Rate: $50-55/hr Job Summary Client is seeking a Systems Administrator. Candidate will be responsible for maintaining a complex infrastructure for the delivery of Client products, with a focus on Linux Administration, but also will be required to support many different technology components within the Client infrastructure. We are currently seeking a Systems Administrator to work in either Client’s Arlington, VA or Oakland, CA office. Candidate can work from home, but should be available to work part-time in the office. Essential Functions/Responsibilities • Install new/rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks. Identify approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary • Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning Minimum Qualifications • 4-6 years system administration experience • Key Success Factors: o Troubleshooting o Strategic vision with respect to technology o Complex thinking o Communication • Ability to effectively communicate issues and resolutions to all levels of the organization • Strong technical aptitude and ability to research & solve complex issues independently • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities while delivering high quality results • Strong analytical skills, business planning, and project management skills • Collaborates effectively with others to identify and resolve issues • 4 year degree technical major, such as engineering or computer science Experience installing and maintaining the following technology components required: • Linux Operating System (various versions) • Linux web & middleware products, such as Apache, Tomcat, Nginx, Jboss, Membase • Linux Services, such as, Wordpress, Joomla • Linux scripting tools, such as Bash, Perl, Python, PHP, and Powershell Experience with the following technology is preferred, but not required: • Sonicwall firewalls • F5 Load balancers • Riverbed WAN optimizers • HP and Dell network switches • EMC or Dell Equal Logic SAN Storage • VirtualIron or VMWare virtualization software • Monitoring tools, such as IPMonitor, Zenoss, Perfmon • Database products such as Oracle, MySql or MSSql • Cloud services such as AWS, Linode and Rightscale • Windows server and IIS • Configuration and Software Management tools, such as Chef, Cobbler, Git, Jenkins We are a hard-working, fun-loving office, and we’re looking for the right fit—someone with great communication skills and a solid work ethic who picks up skills quickly.Candidates who are selected will have to take up a employment and background verification. Required information to submit: Name as per social security card :? Rate Confirmation $/hr on 1099/C2C: ? Current Location:? E-mail:? Phone Number:? Availability:? Relocation:? Communication Skills on a 1-10 scale:? Work Status (US Citizen/ Green Card Holder/H1B):? If on H1B, your employing company name, name of the contact person with phone number and email ID: ? IT Experience: ? Skills No. of Years of Exp
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