• Sr Linux Systems Administrator

    Job Locations US-PA-Cranberry Township
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  • Overview

    Our Client, a leader in the financial investment industry, has an immediate need for a Linux Systems Administrator. The position is located north of Pittsburgh, PA.  This is a full time permanent position.  Ideal candidates must have at least 7 years of experience in Systems Administration of Linux 6x or 7x.


    • Install, Configure, and Administer the operating system, peripheral devices, networking protocols, and file shares.
    • Perform system administration; security, file and directory permissions, adding/deleting users, etc.
    • Perform software administration; vendor supplied, third-party, and licensing.
    • Ensure system optimization; monitor, troubleshoot and resolve performance issues as they relate to; process, CPU, memory, i/o network, and web server.
    • Assist in the research, evaluation, and purchase of future hardware platforms.
    • Work closely with the application teams to provide integrated planning for operating system upgrades, database upgrades, application upgrades and hardware migrations.
    • Add optimizations to the applications when and where necessary (e.g. logging, security, performance)
    • Continually update architecture and process documentation.
    • Mentor junior system administrators and participate in continuous improvement efforts within TSG - CI and across BISD.



    Technical Skills:

    • System Administration of Linux 6x, or 7x required
    • Experience working with Microsoft System Center Operations Manager, Nagios or similar performance monitoring product required
    • Experience working with virtualization, including VMware, KVM, or Xen preferred
    • Experience in clustering strongly preferred
    • Experience in Docker or equivalent product preferred
    • Experience with IBM MQ Websphere Application Server (WAS) administration and monitoring preferred- Experience with LDAP, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Routing and Routed Protocols, and NFS preferred
    • Java experience preferred
    • Experience with Oracle or SQL databases, Sharepoint, SSL/TLS, Microsft IIS, Apache, Weblogic, and Tomcat and host-based firewalls preferred


    • Red Hat Certified System Administrator or equivalent preferred


    • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Science, Math or related experience required

    Prior applicable experience:

    • Minimum of five to seven years of experience in System Administration of Linux 6x, or 7x required. Ten years preferred.


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