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Linux Administrator
Ref No.: 17-00740
Location: Bartlesville, Oklahoma
Position: Linux Administrator
Location: Bartlesville, OK
Contract Duration: 6 Months

Job Description:
  • Provides and updates documentation of network and operating procedures and guidelines.
  • Performs security assessments and provide recommendations for existing configurations.
  • Ensures a secure and robust environment for the administration system.
  • Performs maintenance on servers and desktops. Performs patch/security updates to physical and virtual servers. Ensures proper security protocols and guidelines are followed.
  • Protects the network from vulnerabilities.
  • Monitors and performs replication, backups and recovery. Monitors, improves and maintains the disaster-recovery environments.
  • Uses project management tools and techniques to implement new initiatives.
  • Reports project status. Works with end users or lower-level staff to achieve common goals.
  • Performs cost/benefit analysis of proposed IT projects.
  • Provides system analysis/troubleshooting by reviewing logs and working with application teams on production issues. Leads projects for infrastructure and systems upgrades/implementations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Typically requires 7-10 years of experience. Senior level. Understands advanced aspects of discipline and is viewed as an expert in a given field.
  • Applies broad range of competencies to develop solutions to complex problems. Influences others to achieve objectives.
  • Often provides specialized/technical/functional guidance to others within department and/or business asset.
  • Installing, configuring, and maintaining servers using the Red Hat, Oracle, or Suse Linux operating system.
  • Evaluate existing application and database requirements for projects, design solutions that address business needs, and implements efficient and cost saving server solutions
  • Provide key technical data including, but not limited to, capacity planning, implementation, configuration, and usage reporting
  • Monitoring log files, performance issues, and the production environment for mission critical systems
  • Participate in an on call rotation for UNIX/Linux support issues.
  • Configure both physical and virtual servers to meet project and customer requirements based on internally developed processes using global standards
  • Develop and promote standard operating procedures
  • Ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines
  • 5-7 years Linux admin exp
  • Detailed knowledge of Bash and Korn shell scripting
  • Knowledge and experience with Red Hat, Oracle, or Suse Linux.
  • Knowledge and experience with puppet, RedHat satellite, RedHat IdM, and SpaceWalk.
Education Level Required:
Engineering Graduate Or Relevant Experience.