Unison Systems is looking for a “Linux Administrator” for one of
our downtown Denver, CO clients. This candidate will ensure the
effective and efficient delivery of information systems throughout
the client company. They will be responsible for a combination of
production support and new project initiatives. The Linux
Administrator will be required to install new servers, work with
file structures, manage and monitor storage and system performance,
facilitate backup jobs, and support a large user community in a
multi-platform, multi-location environment.
Both hardware and OS maintenance will be performed on production,
development, QA and training servers. This position will require a
high level of organization, excellent communication skills, and the
ability to prioritize projects in a dynamic environment. This
candidate will help to provide management with the information
needed to properly plan for environment growth, development of, and
adherence to policies and procedures and standards is expected.
RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:
Analyze and apply applicable OS patches and applicable
Monitor and analyze application and system performance
Daily review of system logs to identify, track, and report
application and/or OS issues and events.
Analyze system utilization and trending to plan for
Creates and modifies system scripts to handle automatic processes
in the system.
Assists in performing and documenting procedures for disaster
Perform system maintenance and upgrades on IT maintenance
Help to formulate and document standard operating procedures.
Create and maintain system documentation
Participate in an on-call rotation for after hours support.
Actively monitors a ticket queue for new tasks.
Installs and configures new hardware.
Adds users and printers to the operating system as requested by
Aids in installation of applications as required by development and
Performs other duties as assigned or requested by management.
Occasional travel will be required.
4+ years experience with Linux Debian/Ubuntu
Puppet configuration management software
VMWare Virtualization software
Hands on experience with Virtualization of UNIX systems
Shell scripting and/or Perl skills for system administration
Excellent Communication Skills
HIGHLY DESIRABLE SKILLS:
Oracle VM VirtualBox
Red Hat Satellite administration
4+ years experience with other operating systems (IBM AIX, Red Hat
Working knowledge TCP/IP and networking fundamentals
Working knowledge of general server hardware and support
Working knowledge of Storage Area Networks
Working knowledge of Infrastructure Security best practices
Experience with enterprise systems management tools
Location: Downtown Denver, CO
Duration: Thru 2014
Pay Rate: Pending Experience
Unison Systems Inc. is a full-service IT consulting firm that
specializes in both IT contingency based staffing and end-to-end IT
Business and Software solutions. As an independent, locally owned
consulting firm that has been in business since 1997, we have 3
main areas of expertise: Software Life Cycle Support, Data
Warehouse Support, and Infrastructure Support.