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UNIX System Administrator II
Ref No.: 18-00320
Location: Federal Way, Washington
Position Type:Right to Hire
Experience Level: 4 Years
Role: UNIX System Administrator II
Location: Federal Way, WA
Duration: 1+ Year (potential to go PERM after the Contract period)
Interview: Phone & Skype for Non-Local candidates



This position requires a broad knowledge of planning, installing, configuring and supporting the various operating systems from purchase to decommissioning.
Duties: Primary Production Support Duties:
  • Identify, review and remediate security advisories and vulnerabilities for UNIX systems.
  • Work incoming tickets for production related issues, including accessibility and performance issues.
  • Review incoming work and use current tool sets to automate response and resolution.
  • Help support Puppet Enterprise managed production systems.
  • Analyze system utilization and trending to plan for system/application/storage growth.
  • Perform system maintenance and upgrades on IT maintenance weekends.
  • Helps develop, document, and implement operating standards.
  • Create and maintain procedures and system runbooks within a wiki structure.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation for after hours support.
  • Coordinating the installation and configuration of new hardware.
  • Configuration of virtualized I/O subsystems.
  • Audit and remediate OS related security issues, as well as a patching schedule.
  • Aids in installation of applications as required by development and application teams.
  • Participate in new technology reviews like Hadoop, clustering technologies, Openstack, and CM systems.
  • Occasional travel may be required.
  • Coordinating the installation and configuration of new hardware.
  • Configuration of virtualized I/O subsystems.
What we are looking for specifically is a UNIX Admin with the following skills and experience:
Required Skills:
  • 4 years experience with UNIX security remediation
  • College degree in computer science or equivalent education and experience
  • 4+ years' experience with UNIX operating systems (IBM AIX, LINUX Red Hat )
  • Hands on experience managing IBM virtual I/O devices via VIOS using etherchannel and NPIV
  • Scripting skills for system administration
  • Excellent communication skills written and verbal
  • Experience in troubleshooting network connectivity in a secure environment
  • Experience managing LVM, NFS
  • Experience with enterprise systems management tools (HPSA, Puppet)
Preferred:
  • Working knowledge of Vsphere client and component management
  • Experience with performance tuning for Oracle databases running on AIX
  • Experience with Red Hat Satellite or other software repositories
  • Working Knowledge of PowerHA
  • Working Knowledge of Storage Area Networks
  • Working Knowledge of Infrastructure Security best practices
  • Working Knowledge of Samba or GPFS
  • Disaster Recovery process review and testing
  • GIT or other SCM tools.
Education:
  • College degree in computer science or equivalent education and experience
  • 4+ years' experience with UNIX operating systems (IBM AIX, LINUX Red Hat )
If interested, respond with your updated resume to chakravarthi.savalam@ispace.com or can reach me @ Direct: 310 929 7976