Red Hat Linux Administrator - Remote


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Job Description

Our client based in Holyoke, MA has a 1+ year REMOTE contract opening for a Red Hat Linux Administration.

Must have solid experience with RHEL, Ansible, and VMWare

Will be responsible for all aspects of system administration, architectural design and ongoing maintenance for a large Red Hat Linux and VMware vSphere installation base.

Individuals should be comfortable working in a team environment and excel in collaborative problem solving.

This position requires the candidate to work on multiple priorities simultaneously and the ideal candidate will be well organized and capable of managing a busy work schedule with multiple demands on their time.

- Monitor server performance and take appropriate actions (e.g. tune)
- Perform operating system upgrades and assuring the quality of fixes and enhancements
- Assist others in analyzing and resolving system and application problems
- Promote a culture of compliance by understanding and following IT policies and procedures
- Provide technical knowledge needed to ensure effective and efficient changes to the IT infrastructure
- Assist with root-cause analyses
- Assist with efforts to prepare for and participate in IT audits
- Assist with development of Request for Proposals and evaluation of responses
- Assist with development of standards and procedures for specifying and maintaining servers, storage, and special purpose work stations
- Code development with Ansible, Python, BASH, etc.

- 10+ year of Linux experience
- A Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science, Information Systems, a similar engineering field or equivalent experience is required
- Must have experience with automations solutions including Ansible Core and Ansible Tower.
- Must have excellent time management and communication skills
- Must be able to work independently or with no supervision
- Must have excellent communication skills
- Must be able to multitask and work on many emerging priority items simultaneously.
- Must have experience with RHEL 6,7,8 System Administration
- Should have a solid understanding coding and scripting (Ansible, BASH, Python, etc.)
- Should have Knowledge of Source Code Control Systems (Git, Bitbucket).
- Experience with Pacemaker/DRBD Clusters a plus
- Experience with Veritas Netbackup a plus
- Experience with Cloud technologies (AWS, CloudStack) a plus
- Experience with monitoring tools (Nagios, Zabbix, Prometheus) a plus
- Experience documenting technical solutions utilizing Atlassian Confluence and Gliffy a plus

Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)