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Linux System Administrator
Ref No.: 17-00656
Location: Warrendale, Pennsylvania
Requirements:
Minimum of five years of experience in System Administration of Linux 5x,6x, or 7x required
Red Hat Certified System Administrator or equivalent preferred
Ability to create kickstart scripts for deployment of virtual and physical servers
Experience working with Microsoft Operations Manager, Nagios, Splunk, or similar monitoring product required
Experience working with virtualization, including VMware, KVM, or Xen preferred
Experience working with Docker preferred.
Experience with IBM MQ Websphere Application Server (WAS) administration and monitoring a plus
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

Responsibilities:
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
Assist in On – call Support duties