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Linux Systems Administrator - Des Moines


Des MoinesIowa

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Andrew Behr

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JN -032019-13147

Job Description

AVID Technical Resources is partnering with our client to find a Linux Systems Administrator for a long-term contract opportunity in Des Moines, IA. 
Responsibilities include:
  • Installing and configuring Linux servers and application residing on Linux servers
  • Developing and maintaining system documentation
  • Providing Tier III support
  • Virtual Center administration and troubleshooting
  • Windows Server administration
  • Applying patches and upgrades
  • Upgrading and configuring system software that supports infrastructure applications or Asset Management applications
  • Performing ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required 
  • Configuring CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.
  • Providing backup to Sr. Windows Engineer and Storage and Virtualization Engineer as needed
  • 5+ years of Linux Systems Administration experience
  • Fluent in various flavors of Linux: CentOS, RHEL and Oracle Enterprise Linux
  • Windows Systems Administration and Active Directory experience
  • Strong hands-on VMware experience, including vSphere and administration of VMware clusters
  • Strong knowledge of MS Windows 2008, 2012, 2016 servers
  • Experience troubleshooting system level problems including server failure and OS tuning
  • Experience with Samba, CIFS and NFS mounts
  • Ability to create and manage BASH scripting
  • Experience with Nagios monitoring software
  • Ability to schedule and manage Cron Jobs
  • Experience configuring and managing Apache Web servers including SSL Certificate configuration, reverse proxy and load balancing configuration
  • Experience with VMware Horizon View Virtual Desktop
  • Experience configuring and managing other application server and middleware technologies such as JBoss, AS/Wildfly, IBM MQseries
  • Experience developing and maintaining Atlassian applications such as but not limited to: JIRA, Confluence and Bamboo
  • Experience configuring and managing Apache Tomcat
  • SOLR experience
  • Alfresco experience
  • Experience with DBMS software including, but not limited to, Oracle, MySQL, MS SQL Server and MongoDB
  • Strong knowledge of Active Directory and Terminal Services
  • Strong knowledge of DNS, DHCP, LDAP, SMTP and TCP/IP networking
  • Knowledge of SAN storage, VMFS, iSCSI, NFS, etc.

About AVID Technical Resources:
AVID (Applications, Voice, Internet, Data) Technical Resources is a contract and permanent IT recruiting company. Headquartered in Boston, AVID specializes in placing information technology professionals with either an Infrastructure Support or Applications Development background.
Since our inception in 2003, AVID has grown to be among the leading IT recruiting firms in the area. This explosive growth has led to a number of awards and recognition. Inc. Magazine recently listed AVID on their exclusive Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Privately-Held Companies in the US. AVID was named one of the Leading IT Staffing Agencies in the Northeast by Forbes Magazine and the Boston Business Journal ranked AVID Technical Resources the 7th Fastest Growing Privately-held Company in Massachusetts.
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