Geologics Sr Principal IT Systems Administrator in Burlington, Massachusetts

Sr Principal IT Systems Administrator

Category:

IT

Type:

Contractor

Description:

SR PRINCIPAL IT SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR BURLINGTON, MA SIX MONTH CONTRACT YOU MUST POSSESS AT A MINIMUM AN ACTIVE SECRET CLEARANCE

We are seeking an expert IT systems administrator to support classified and unclassified computing environments with deep and diverse skills in administering Linux infrastructure systems. A successful candidate will be a Linux infrastructure lead joining a team supporting internal customers. In this role, you will: - Design, implement and manage Linux infrastructure (e.g. authentication, fileshare, collaboration servers) to meet the customer requirements. - Develop solutions to complex IT problems that require the regular use of inventiveness and innovation, solutions that are consistent with organizational objectives. Contribute to the development of new techniques and standards. - Lead investigation of system and/or software failures or performance problems and their resolutions. - Supervise routine maintenance tasks and systems administrative activities to ensure reliable and effective operation of the infrastructure systems. Monitor the infrastructure systems and proactively identify and resolve potential problems.

You will often work self-directed, and determine technical objectives and approaches to assignments. You should have extensive experience in supporting a large subset of the following:

  • Standard Unix/Linux network management tools: NIS, DNS, NFS, automounter - Authentication management: PAM, Red Hat Identity Management - Windows/Linux cross-platform authentication services: LDAP, Winbind/Active Directory - TCP/IP networking configuration and troubleshooting in Linux systems - Linux/Unix network security: SELinux, Linux firewalls, tcpwrapper - System performance monitoring and troubleshooting tools

    • Centralized administration tools: e.g. Puppet - Automated system build tools: Kickstart, Cobbler, Jumpstart - Network file services: NFS, Samba - Virtual Machine technologies: VMware ESXi/vSphere, Red Hat KVM - System hardening standards and their implementations on Linux systems: NISPOM, JAFAN, FISMA, DISA STIGs - Linux patch administration in isolated networks - Enterprise storage administration: e.g. NetApp - Backup systems: CommVault, NetBackup, Backup Exec, Veeam - Unix shell programming: sh, perl - Software development tools support: Subversion, Git, ClearCase - Network license administration: e.g. FlexLM - Web servers: Apache httpd, tomcat

You should be customer service oriented, attentive to detail, self-motivated and able to work independently as well as in teams.

Flexibility in approach to finding solutions, the ability to understand and act on the customer needs and priorities, and learn new technologies quickly are some of the qualities a successful candidate will have.

  • You will also need to be willing to respond to occasional off-hours outages and take part in subsequent service restoration efforts.

  • You will need to be eligible to receive Department of Defense security clearance at Secret level or higher within 6 month of hiring.

  • Preference will be given to candidates who hold active clearances.

  • CompTIA Security+ (or equivalent) and Red Hat RHCSA certifications may be required to work in some of the customer labs, and preference will be given to

  • candidates who hold these certifications.

Skills Required - 8+ years of experience in administering Linux operating system environments (Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS). - 4+ years of experience in administering Linux infrastructure systems in an Enterprise environment. - TCP/IP networking fundamentals - NIS, DNS, NFS, automounter - Automated system build tools: Kickstart - Proficiency in Unix shell scripting Skills Preferred - Experience with Ubuntu, Oracle/Sun Solaris - System hardening standards and tools: NISPOM, JAFAN, FISMA, DISA STIGs, ACAS - Virtual Machine technologies: VMware ESXi/vSphere, Red Hat KVM - Authentication management: PAM, Red Hat Identity Management - Backup systems: CommVault, NetBackup, Backup Exec, Veeam - Software development tools: Subversion, Git, ClearCase

Education Required 18+ Years with HS14+ Years with AA12+ Years with BS10+ Years with MS7+ Years with PhD

8 years experience in administering Linux operating system environments (Red Hat Enterprise Linux)

Please email me directly: Maria Maxwell Recruiter - Consulting Division (720) 274-0770 mmaxwell@geologics.com

Requirements:

2856

Location

Burlington , MA

Minimum Experience (yrs):

8

Required Education:

Degree

Benefits: