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Linux Systems Administrator
Ref No.: 17-02752
Location: Germantown, Maryland
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date / End Date: 07/31/2017 to 02/02/2018
Paladin Consulting is currently hiring a Linux Systems Administrator to join our team working onsite at our client's office located in Germantown, MD.

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Job Title: Linux Systems Administrator
Work Location: Germantown, MD
Duration: Long-term contract with option to hrie
Education/Experience Required: 5 years

Skills & Qualifications:

This position is not a Desktop/End User Computing Support position.

Demonstrated experience meeting service level agreements as a OS administrator for systems operating 24/7 with high availability requirements
Experience administering Linux and Windows servers, maintaining the systems to ensure uptime, stability, etc, including OS patching, security and application patching, and adherence to all applicable security, corporate and client policies and standards
Scripting experience (e.g. BASH, PERL, Python)
User and Machine-machine account management, in compliance with all corporate policies
Maintains any firewalls and switches that are within the VODS network and not managed by MTA or another IT supplier
Monitors and maintains communications links;
Provides 24/7 monitoring and support for the servers
Ensures availability and security requirements are met
Manage system network configuration (configure, monitor, updates, diagnostics, for servers, switches, routers etc.)
Maintains servers, OS and COTS software (including Red Hat Linux, Oracle DB, McAfee, MS OS, SQL server, Back Up solutions, etc.)
Performs system back-ups
Excellent trouble shooting and analytical skills.
Good oral and written communications skills

Minimum of 5 years experience required, Bachelors Degree Required, Masters preferred

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