Linux Systems Engineer (Thornton, CO)
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Linux Systems Engineer (Thornton, CO)
Ref No.: 18-04879
Location: Thornton, Colorado
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date / End Date: 08/20/2018 to 02/19/2019
Paladin Consulting is currently hiring a Linux Systems Engineer to join our team working onsite at our client's office located in Thornton, CO.

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Job Title: Linux Systems Engineer
Work Location: Thornton, CO
Duration: Long-term contract with option to hire
Education/Experience Required: B.S. Degree, Computer Science or similar engineering degree or equivalent work-related experience 

Skills & Qualifications:
  • Minimum 5 years proven industry experience in a production support role for a large enterprise or service provider environment performing fault analysis using common troubleshooting tools and techniques. 
  • Strong experience and knowledge with administration of various Unix and Windows based server operating systems (following list is in order based on importance): 
    • Linux Server OS Admin (tier II level) 
    • ESX/VMware Admin (tier II level) 
      • vSphere/vCenter 
      • Site Recovery Manager 
    • Windows Server OS Admin (tier I level) 
    • Windows Clusters 
    • Active Directory 
    • Network configuration - 
      • IP addressing 
      • Routing 
      • DNS 
      • Teaming 
    • SAN Connectivity 
    • Basic scripting 
    • Citrix
    • Working experience with HP OMi, NNMi and BIG Plus. In addition to other SNMP and monitoring tools experience, such as Zenoss, CA SystemEdge, Netsnmp) 
    • Working knowledge of other Unix based operating systems (Solaris, AIX, HPUX) 
    • Strong Working knowledge of storage and backup technologies (EMC, Netapp, NetBackup). 
    • Experience with ServiceNow ITSM platform a Plus. 
    • Ability to facilitate discussions to resolve technical issues with multiple teams. 
    • Strong customer service and communications skills (written and oral) are required. 
    • Solid operational support experience and technical troubleshooting skills. 
    • Working knowledge of networking standards and device connection troubleshooting 
    • Working knowledge of Symantec End-Point Protection and ability to troubleshoot and remove a virus 
    • Ability to learn and respond to demands in a fast-paced, highly technical environment and to manage multiple projects and responsibilities. 
    • Ability to effectively work in a team environment as well as independently. 
    • Good organizational, time management and service delivery skills.  
Preferred Qualifications:
  • B.S. Degree, Computer Science or similar engineering degree or equivalent work-related experience 
  • MCSE or RHCSE certification 
  • Completion or progress towards higher level VMware certifications such as VCP, VCAP, Data Design and Data Center Admin
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