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Linux Systems Engineer
Ref No.: 18-02343
Location: Thornton, Colorado
**CANDIDATES WILL NEED TIER II LINUX/UNIX & VMWARE EXPERIENCE AND TIER I WINDOWS EXPERIENCE**

Contract to Hire
 
Work schedule is Thur-Sat and every other Wed 7pm-7am (overnight shift)
 
  • 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:
  • 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
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIREMENT:
This assignment is a US Government Contract which requires all applicants to be US Citizens.

NO SUBCONTRACT REQUIREMENT:
No third-party applicants will be considered. If you are a third party contracting company, please do not respond to this position.