Linux Systems Administrator

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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 11/30/2016

Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC Durham, NC

Company
Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
J3F5HX601TYLLPZY276
AJE Ref #
576065534
Location
Durham, NC
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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CATEGORY: Management, Information Technology
EMPLOYEE TYPE: Full-Time

LOCATION: US-NC-Durham
EXPERIENCE: Not Specified

CATEGORY: Management, Information Technology
EMPLOYEE TYPE: Full-Time
LOCATION: US-NC-Durham
EXPERIENCE: Not Specified

Job Description

BHJOB8895_51925 Linux Systems Administrator

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS BACHELOR\'S DEGREE:

* Computer or other similar technical concentration.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE AND/OR TRAINING IN LIEU OF EDUCATION:

* Typically Minimum 4 Years.

PREFERRED RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:

* Experience with IBM AIX, Redhat Linux and Oracle Solaris 10 systems administration.

* Redhat Certified Engineer (RHCE)

* IBM AIX Certified Administrator

* Solaris Certified Administrator

* IT automation systems such as Puppet or Chef.

* Advanced knowledge of installations, upgrades and troubleshooting of Red Hat Linux, Linux utilities, scripting and VMware.

* Openstack, RH KVM experience and configuration required.

* Experience with scripting languages such as Perl, Linux/Unix shells scripts, and SQL.

* Working knowledge of web application security, understanding of vulnerabilities and countermeasures.

JOB DUTIES:

* 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.

* Monitors for high availability, system data protection, backup and restore, UNIX central authentication (account logins and other services), user account management, disk storage management, hardware and Operating Systems (OS) maintenance, and application maintenance.

* Writes programs or commands designed to be run by the UNIX shell (shell scripting) to provide instructions to cover systemic business as usual system monitoring.

* Provides more in depth technical support (level two) to internal/external customers for all system issues.

* Escalates issues requiring advanced/expert knowledge and experience with appropriate systems.

* Diagnoses, repairs and remediates bottleneck issues and hardware or software failures.

* Coordinates and communicates with impacted constituencies.

* Maintains UNIX infrastructure environment, server equipment, firmware, and installs Operating System patches and upgrades on current and new UNIX projects.

* Maintains performance tuning according to Service Level Agreements (SLA) utilizing configuration management tools and monitoring tools to report and identify performance trends and capacity planning.

* Deploys change control process for planning and implementing system changes.

* Maintains data center environmental and monitoring equipment.

* Provides data protection, recovery and business continuity; tests and validates disaster recovery and business continuity methods in UNIX environment.

* Performs routine backup and recovery for data protection and integrity for all UNIX servers; monitors UNIX infrastructure which consists of complex sets of equipment and system software; provides proactive remediation using availability and performance monitoring software.

* Develops custom scripts and testing procedures to ensure operational reliability and Disaster Recovery (DR) standards.

* May assist with platform documentation which includes but is not limited to training, platform support and DR documentation is complete and archived.

* Interacts closely with the respective client service representatives and works with all levels of team members across business units within the company.

* Provides team members with detailed platform overview training and supporting documentation for operational, configuration, or other procedural purposes.

* Attends status calls when requested and provides detailed technical support.

DAY-TO-DAY:

* Develops, configures and documents all aspects of systems and services to insure system availability and data integrity.

* Prepares concepts for IT solutions and helps to evaluate the cost effectiveness of these concepts.

* Position requires participation in an after-hours, on-call rotation to service the data centers and assist with incident handling for the purpose of ensuring the daily functions of Assurant's data center.

* Develops, tests and implements technical procedures to maintain or expand service levels.

* Evaluates products, services, applications/tools, software, and industry developments for potential business impact.

* Participates in medium to large business projects; leads small to medium infrastructure projects.

* Performs system maintenance as assigned on Distributed Computing System(s) or its related components.

* Provides level of support for problem resolution both internally and externally.

ROLE EXPECTATIONS SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE:

* A seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of area of specialization; resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways.

* This job is the fully qualified, career-oriented, journey-level position.

JOB COMPLEXITY:

* Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.

* Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

* Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.

SUPERVISION:

* Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments.

PLUSSES:

* Knowledge of HIPPA, PCI, EPIC. A working knowledge of Puppet, Ansible, VMware. And CISCO Cliqr is a plus.

Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. Email recruitinghelp @ disys.com to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.