Linux Administrator
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
4d ago
source : CareerBuilder, LLC

Linux Administrator

On behalf of our client in the Retail Sector, PROCOM is looking for a Linux Administrator

Linux Administrator

  • Will assist with providing administration, troubleshooting, configuration, installation, deployment, maintenance, upgrades, and high availability design projects.
  • Provide direction and day to day support for the systems infrastructure (Cisco UCS / RHEV Managers).
  • Provide direction and day to day support for the virtualization infrastructure (RHEV / KVM, and Docker).
  • Provide direction and support for private and public cloud environments (OpenStack and Openshift).
  • Provide high-availability operational support and automate solutions across the infrastructure.
  • Ensure that all supported environments are monitored to provide alerts when there are problems, including performance (Nagios / GroundWorks)
  • Ensure that all supported infrastructure environments are fully documented, including procedures for their use and management.
  • Participate in the design, planning, and implementation of new projects / technologies and ensuring that the solutions are highly available and performing.
  • Work with the OS Administration and Engineering Section to develop and document standards and procedures.
  • Work with the OS Administration and Engineering Section and application development groups to ensure that they have the resources required to support the application environments.
  • Be responsible for overseeing major projects for critical and highly visible projects supporting key functional groups across the Enterprise.
  • Project level support will require working across multiple functional groups.
  • Provide day-to-day Tier 3 level operational support including responding to incidents, troubleshooting, and executing corrective action.
  • Assisting Tier 2 support with after action reports such as Root Cause Analysis Reports, to include researching potential incident / problem mitigation and preventive measures and assisting with putting those measures in place.
  • Ensure effective security, operation and peak performance of UNIX / Linux server and virtualization management environments.
  • Assist with hardware maintenance and lifecycle planning.
  • Development of customer support processes, technical planning, and work coordination
  • When necessary, interact with software vendors to reach problem resolution; may include opening a service call, providing logs, and responding to advice received by phone call or email.
  • Linux Administrator Mandatory Skills

  • 7+ Years of Senior UNIX Engineer / Administrator experience supporting a medium to large user base (3,000-10,000 users).
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.x and 7.x.
  • Red Hat Network Satellite Server 5.x and 6.x.
  • Working knowledge of networking protocols and components including TCP / IP, DNS, NFS.
  • Experience designing and implementing High Availability and Disaster Recovery solutions.
  • Experience with automated system builds and configuration management tools including Red Hat Satellite Server, Foreman, and Puppet.
  • Technically fluent in the design and use of multiple Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Managers in a distributed environment.
  • Outstanding communications and organization skills.
  • Ability and desire to work both independently and with a team.
  • Must have hands-on experience performing tuning of clusters.
  • Proficiency in one or more scripting languages (bash, Perl, Python, Ruby).
  • Linux Administrator Nice to haves

  • Bachelor's Degree or 5 years of equivalent work experience in IT related work.
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Certification
  • Linux Administrator Assignment Start Date

    ASAP- 6 months to start

    Linux Administrator - Assignment Location

    Remote (North York, Toronto)

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