Senior Systems Administrator

Saxonburg, Pennsylvania | Direct Hire

Post Date: 05/10/2017 Job ID: 14586 Industry: Network Professional

Senior Systems Administrator - Linux
Saxonburg, PA

We have a full-time, direct hire opening in the Saxonburg, PA area for a Senior Systems Administrator.

Required Background and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems or Computer Science with 5 years of System planning, design and management of highly-available server and storage platforms supporting business critical production applications and databases
  • RedHat Linux
  • Strong protocol background (NFS, DNS, DHCP,, , TCP/IP, SFTP/FTP)
  • Scripting and automation tools (Bash/shell, python, perl, ruby)
  • Excellent Server troubleshooting skills (networking issues, system crashes, applications not working, etc)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience creating and managing Linux based servers to known standards and actively managing them throughout their lifecycle. 
  • Kickstart or other system deployment experience
  • Experience managing backup, recovery, OS upgrades and security patching on a scheduled basis
  • Experience with Relational Database storage/ backup management and Tier 1 ERP Applications
  • Experience with virtualization using Oracle VM and VMware
  • Experience dealing with firewalled environments and making basic services work there.
  • Experience with performance tuning, capacity planning, disaster recovery planning and storage management
  • Windows Systems and directory services knowledge
  • Good project planning and execution and project management skills
  • Ability to determine roadmap for Linux environment

Nice to have:

  • Experience managing servers in multiple time zones across the US, Europe and Asia
  • Strong System diagramming skills (Microsoft Visio)
  • Knowledge of Systems tools to manage Linux, Unix and Windows environments (Solar Winds, CA-Service Desk, Password Vault, Infoblox).
  • Strong focus on cross platform solutions.
  • Experience with change control processes, as well as version control systems (ex: CVS, subversion, etc)
  • Experience with data center networking infrastructure
  • Experience with a configuration management system such as Chef, Puppet, Salt or equivalent technology.


Senior Systems Administrator - Linux - 14586

Travis Heider
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