• United States Of America, Usa
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  • 5 - 8 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

This position is a Sr UNIX System Administrator role aimed to provide Expertise in a Service Provider Operation Support System (OSS), to improve operations performance on a major US Government contract at Scott AFB, IL

Provide Tier III Application support on Linux and Solaris OS Interacts with Tier II OSS Operations Staff to identify Systems administration inefficiency
Evaluates vendor products and custom developed solutions that address all systems administration aspects of the IT infrastructure
Provides recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery
Duties can include establishing administrator and service accounts, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocating mass storage space
Provides escalation support on a M-F business hours schedule

Scope and responsibilities include
Applies extensive technical expertise, and experience to real-world scenarios
Problem Solving
Develops technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity
Work is performed without appreciable direction Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives and approaches to assignment
Erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in failure to achieve major organizational objectives
Must have excellent people and organizational skills to professionally interact with internal and external organizations Represents the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects Interacts in a customer-facing capacity with senior leadership on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations

Additional Responsibilities
Interact with Application Owners and Operators to provide an optimal operating environment
Establish trust within the operational community to address pain points
Engage/negotiate with operations stakeholders to develop software behavioral requirements; to be translated by software development into minimal viable product
Seek ways to automate and proactively improve the operational environment
Implement tools and processes for efficient and effective operational management of the environment -- change management, monitoring, alerting, incident handling, customer request handling, etc
Detect and Resolve system problems, enhance system performance and reliability
Seek ways to automate patching and upgrading applications and OSs to maintain STIG and security compliance
A motivated self-starting personality, able to work independently while maintaining patience with constant interruptions and multiple requests
Strong speaking, listening, and writing skills are critical for presentations to varied audiences in terms non-technical leadership can understand
Strong organizational skills with ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and responsibilities
Comfortable working with confidential /sensitive/ secret or proprietary information

Skills and Qualifications
A passion to automate EVERYTHING!
Experience in Server/system integration, automation, within large scale global OSS environments
Powerful Linux shell skills (bash scripting, output parsing, etc)
Expertise in Python or other scripting and automation languages a plus
A thorough knowledge of networking principles to included TCP/IP
Experience with both client and server hardware/software, management tools, storage technologies, enterprise networking, virtualization, and security technologies
Experience and ability to lead projects; work individually on projects, as well as, a team player
Knowledge of storage solutions (SAN, NAS) Working knowledge of network appliances, firewalls, switches, and routers are a plus Working knowledge of Oracle Database

Experience, Education, and Certifications
Compliant with DoD 8570 IAT Level I baseline certification or higher
Bachelors degree from an accredited college with 3 years of public sector experience, or 5 years related experience in Public Sector
Linux , RHCE or equivalent knowledge highly preferred

Work location
St Louis Metro (Scott AFB IL)
Required Clearance

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : IT-Hardware/Networking, Telecom
Functional Area : IT Hardware : Hardware Products & Services
Role : H/W Installation/Maintenan ce
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 20th Feb 2020

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