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Senior Linux System Administrator
Ref No.: 17-02343
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Client: District of Columbia Retirement Board
Work Location: Washington, DC
Duration: 1 Years +2 years (Optional)
Interview: In Person

Job Description:

Required Experience:
  • 7+ years of hands-on experience in production environment for Linux environments is required
  • Experience deploying Linux (RHEL) for Oracle Enterprise Database/Oracle RAC is strongly desirable
  • Proficient understanding of Oracle databases running on Linux (RHEL) servers
  • Experience working with scripts such as Perl, CGI, and shell scripting is required
  • Experience with SAN enterprise storage technologies and protocols - (iSCSI, FC, FCoE, NFS, CIFS etc.)
  • VMware Virtualization technology is required
  • Proficient understanding of Network concepts (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP )is required
  • Proven experience with creating, implementing, and maintaining scripts for process automation, infrastructure monitoring, and proactive reporting
  • Knowledge of Active Directory and Windows servers 2008 & 2012 is strongly desirable
  • Knowledge in VMware vSphere 5.x, vCenter, vMotion, VMware HA, and Clustering is strongly desirable
  • Knowledge and understanding of information security principles including Operating System hardening
  • Knowledge of networking, client server architecture, cloud computing and enterprise system architecture
  • Proficient scripting and troubleshooting skills
  • Familiarity with Symantec NetBackup is desirable
  • Familiarity with Altiris Application Suite is desirable
  • Familiarity with SolarWinds is desirable
  • Highly proficient in DB backup and recovery technique
  • Proficient in shell script programming to automate routine DBA tasks.
  • Proficient understanding of Oracle databases running on Linux (RHEL) servers
  • Customer service skills

  • Proficient written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Analytical skills and problem-solving abilities
  • Proficient in both Linux and Windows environments
  • Linux shell scripting skills
  • Proficient PL/S1QL programming skills
  • Ability to perform professional level technical documentation and presentation.
  • Detailed and proficient troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly and concisely to non-technical users.
  • Ability to function with an enterprise perspective and to work with technical staff, management and other entities staff on technical design and business issues is critical
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment

Work Conditions:
  • 40-hour on-site work week
  • On-call support outside of working hours for 7 days per month
  • Non-Business Hours Support is available as "on-call” support hours. A flexible work schedule will be used to handle any efforts outside the core business hours to include overnight and weekends.
  • Emergency support may be required in emergencies where time is of the essence for system repairs and restoration. Contractor personnel shall provide support as needed, within reason, until the emergency is resolved.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:
  • Contractor Personnel shall have a minimum of seven (7) years direct professional experience architecting and implementing Linux systems and a bachelor's degree in the field of Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related technical discipline, or related field is required.
  • In addition to experience and educational requirements, certification in Red Hat Linux is also highly preferred.
  • Security certification, certifications in Windows Server administration and VMWare administration are desirable.

3 Reference Required
  • Candidate shall identify three (3) examples of work assignments that he/she have completed that were similar to this requirement.
  • For each contract, the candidate shall identify the following logistic information:
1) Program Manager
2) Contracting Officer.
The Offeror shall provide the current address, phone number, and email address for each customer POC.
  • For each example, the Offeror shall provide the following narrative information:
  1. Name of organization.
  2. Name, title, email, and telephone number of point-of-contact for the reference (point of contact shall be accessible and knowledgeable regarding experience).
  3. Type and duration of contract(s) supporting the reference.
  4. The services provided, scope of the contract, and performance objectives satisfied as they relate to the scope of this solicitation.
  5. Whether the proposed personnel are still providing these services and, if not, an explanation of why services are no longer provided to the client organization.
  6. Start and end dates for each example project or contract (Include: MM/YY – MM/YY; Example 06/11 – 08/12).