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Systems Administrator - IV

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a candidate for the Systems Administrator- IV position located in Colorado Springs, CO.
  • LINUX System Administrator Position Overview
  • This is a 3rd shift position with typical hours from 11pm-8am Mountain Time
  • The start and end times will be adjusted based on business requirements  24x7x365 on-call rotation availability is required
  • Minimum eight years of system administration experiences in Red Hat LINUX
  • The LINUX System Administrator is responsible for the operation, maintenance and 24x7x365 support of the high availability server/database/SAN platforms located in both local & remote Data Centers across multiple time zones.
  • Supports daily operations including monitoring, alerting, troubleshooting, capacity management, provisioning, hardware and software configuration, patching, upgrades and performance monitoring/tuning
  • Administers multiple systems including regular after-hour & weekend supports and 24x7x365 in a 99.999% uptime environment
  • Composes clear and concise system documentation and reports 

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Engineering or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Minimum eight years of system administration experiences in Red Hat LINUX
  • Additional two years of technical experiences or one of the following certifications: LINUX LPIC, Red Hat RHCSA, Red Hat RHSE

Required Experiences:

  • Expert knowledge with LINUX (Redhat) administration, in-depth knowledge of RedHat based distros
  • Familiarity with a multitude of OSS tools and utilities for managing, monitoring and troubleshooting Linux infrastructure and networks
  • LINUX/UNIX shell scripting
  • Expert knowledge of system administration of HP C7000 blades, DL380 and DL580 servers
  • Experience with supporting Oracle SQL database including Oracle RAC cluster implementation on SAN platforms
  • Strong knowledge of SAN architectures and Fibre Channel protocols
  • Experience administering servers, backup operations, and systems monitoring in multiple and complex network server environments
  • Experience with Datacenter Migrations, Server upgrades, O/S and firmware patching
  • Expert troubleshooting and diagnostic skills and providing support to Operations personnel
  • Experience supporting mission critical systems 24x7x365 including regular on-call for after-hour and weekend support
  • Experience with meeting high-availability (99.999% uptime) SLAs. Experience with business continuity / disaster recovery failover/failback and runbook documentation
  • Ability to prioritize multiple assigned tasks and execute parallel tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Experience with cyber security, server hardening and DMZ deployment
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Must be able to perform duties with minimum supervision, and participate in cross-functional projects as scheduled

Desired Skills/Certifications:

  • One or more LINUX/Database/SAN/Server/OS certifications 

Job Number: 1710070556
Job Location: CO Springs, CO
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 12/11/2017
Attention: Satish Gadasu
City, State: IRVING, TX 75062
800 Phone: 866/224-2745

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