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Robert Half International Linux Administrator in Nashville, Tennessee

Description

We are seeking an experienced Linux Administrator to join our Operations Team. The Linux Administrator needs to have a deep and broad knowledge of computer software, hardware, and networks and will be responsible for designing, organizing, modifying, and supporting our company’s on-premise and cloud-based infrastructure. Lastly, this individual will maintain the essentials such as operating systems, business applications, security tools, cloud servers, email, laptop, and desktop computers.

General Responsibilities:

• Identify, recommend, and document IT practices

o Create step-by-step procedure documentation with screenshots.

o Updating existing documentation and identifying and drafting new documentation where appropriate

o Distill work into discreet packages for execution by other team members

o Stay up to date on best practices involving our infrastructure and recommend changes to keep systems and infrastructure secure and robust

o Work under guidance in the specification, procurement, installation, and configuration of server and network software and hardware

• Monitor and diagnose infrastructure and system integrity

o Using independent problem-solving skills: analyze issues, determine possible courses of action, and take steps to resolve them with an eye to long term consequences

o Use available monitoring and diagnostic tools to proactively identify potential issues before they affect end users and recommend new tools

o Evaluate and modify the system’s performance.

o Monitor network traffic for suspicious behavior

o Maintain the integrity of the cloud infrastructure, server deployment, and security.

o Identify weak points and prepare plans to put improvements in place

o Research and diagnose problems that cannot be immediately resolved, working with software, hardware, and service vendors to open and resolve support cases where necessary

o Minimize downtime of IT services by one or more of:

§ Planning maintenance windows during minimal use windows

§ HA Failover / clustering

§ Preventative maintenance

§ Proactive monitoring

§ System / software patches

§ Schedule and validate recovery tests and environment restores

• Configure and maintain system hardware and software

o A solid understanding of Linux and Windows Servers

o Configure and understand key operating system concepts such as paging and swapping, devices, file system concepts, disk management/partitioning

o Configure and understand key system services, including Active Directory, DNS, NTP, and Syslog, SSH/SFTP.

o Familiarity with fundamental networking/distributed computing environment concepts, such as NFS, routing, and iSCSI, IPSEC / L2TP VPN, and VLANs.

o Ability to write scripts in a scripting language (example bash, csh, PowerShell )

o Previous job experience in one or more of: relational databases (SQL), SAN, NAS, VM

o Participate in organizational disaster recovery planning

o Provide off-hours support, when necessary, for system maintenance and downtime events

o Ask educated questions and listen to customers to determine root cause of issues.

Please email jayson.montgomery@rht.com for more information.

Requirements

Top Keys:

  1. Experience with Linux is a MUST

  2. Experience with Active Directory, DNS, NTP, and Syslog, SSH/SFTP

  3. Ability to write scripts in a scripting language (example bash, csh, PowerShell )

  4. Relational Database Experience (SQL), SAN, NAS, VM

  5. Transportation / Logistics Experience (nice to have)

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Salary: $80,000.00 - $95,000.00 / Yearly

Location: Nashville, TN

Date Posted: September 18, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 03930-0011477767

Staffing Area: Technology u0026 IT

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