Linux System Administrator

Permanent

Vignetic

Linux System Administrator New York City, NY

Title:  Linux System Administrator

Job Type:  Permanent

Primary Location:  New York City, New York

The Challenge:

Vignetic is looking for a Linux Systems Administrator who will support ongoing production maintenance and phased rollout implementation of the HR, Benefits, and Timekeeping functions of HR/Payroll systems.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the installation, maintenance, and configuration of the Unix servers supporting the infrastructure of critical citywide applications.
  • Function as one of the technical administrators for the group and work with various teams.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks to meet project deadlines.

Essential Skills & Qualifications:

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in computer science, engineering or a related field and four years of satisfactory full-time experience related to datacenter engineering and operations, cloud engineering and operations, complex IT infrastructure engineering; or
  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and eight years of satisfactory full-time experience related to datacenter engineering and operations, cloud engineering and operations, complex IT infrastructure engineering; or
  • Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” or “2” above.

Preferred Skills:

  • Strong experience in RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) operating system administration.
  • Strong experience in GIT and Ansible Automation Platform.
  • Strong experience in scripting like shell, PERL and Python.
  • Experience in AIX systems administration.
  • Ability to provision bare metal installs, configure, operate, and maintain systems.
  • Perform OS upgrades and patch installations.
  • Strong knowledge of Server virtualization, micro partitioning, Dynamic LPAR, and VMware VM.
  • Strong knowledge of VMware administration and support experience.
  • Strong knowledge of VMware vSphere (ESX and ESXi), vCenter Operations Manager.
  • Strong knowledge of Oracle RAC Architecture, configuration, and implementation.
  • Support Backup, Recovery, Performance and Tuning of AIX and RHEL systems.
  • Experience with Symantec NetBackup. VMware NetBackup implementation experience a plus.
  • Experience with monitoring tools such as BMC Patrol a plus.
  • Willing to learn new tools and technology.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize work and meet project deadlines.
  • Must be self-motivated and work well with other groups.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Working with an enterprise wide, large scale matrix environment.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written), interpersonal, and organizational skills are required.

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