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UNIX System Administrator
Ref No.: 17-00098
Location: FEDERAL WAY, Washington
Position Type:Right to Hire
UNIX System Administrator

Founded in 1996, based in Denver, CO, Softec Solutions is a leading IT staffing solutions and services company that takes the challenge out of finding high-demand technical skill-sets. Softec takes a proactive approach in understanding business challenges and local market analytics, provides customized recruiting solutions, and delivers value and results.

Softec Solutions is currently seeking a UNIX System Administrator with experience in managing UNIX based operating systems for an exciting opportunity with a large health care provider. The UNIX System Administrator will be responsible for maintaining data files and controlling procedures for a complex system of networked computers or for a single group of microcomputers linked to a host workstation, or mainframe.
  • Establishes and maintains user accounts, assigns file permissions and establishes password and account policies
  • installs, upgrades, configures, tests, maintains and supports operating system software in a production environment.
  • Reviews performance logs and monitors system performance.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves basic level system hardware, software and communications problems; may perform configurations and adjustments to enhance database file capacity; performs automated and manual backup and restore processes.
  • Installs, configures and tests software packages.
  • Performs daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
  • Performs daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media, recovery tapes or disks are created, and media is recycled and sent off site as necessary.
  • Performs regular file archival and purge as necessary.
  • Creates, changes, and deletes user accounts per request.
Job Requirements
  • UNIX Administration Experience in an enterprise environment.
  • Experience with RedHat and Linux.
  • Hands on experience installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting servers.
  • Experience with IBM Power HA.
  • Strong scripting skills and knowledge of Korn Shell and Perl languages
  • SQL scripting and database structure.
  • Strong experience with at least one Unix-based OS.
  • Strong Unix and network troubleshooting skills.
  • Experience with running java applications, preferably in a clustered environment.
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree ir equivalent.
Softec Solutions, Inc is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer.