Acentia is a premier provider of technology and management solutions that provides state-of-the-art lifecycle information technology (IT) services to Health, Government, and Commercial IT clients.
At Acentia, we understand that our employees are our greatest asset. Our goal is to create an environment where employees can do important, purposeful work and be rewarded for individual and team success.
You will work among the best and brightest in the industry. You will be a part of an organization dedicated to advancing your career and one that embraces participation and rewards achievement. We are looking for individuals that are passionate about the mission they support and are committed to the customers they serve.
Acentia is seeking a UNIX Storage Administrator to join our team.
The UNIX Storage Administrator will manage and maintain UNIX and Linux servers hosting a variety of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS), internally developed application software, and databases.
It is the responsibility of this team to provide reliable, secure, state-of-art IT services in the area of Systems Administration, including overall support for current and new functions involving enterprise UNIX/Linux standards, enterprise UNIX/Linux servers, legacy UNIX servers and related activities.
Current operational information:
Operating Systems: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.x/5.x/6.x, CentOS 5.x/6.x
Automated Installation: Spacewalk (or Red Hat Satellite) - Kickstart
Patch Management : Spacewalk
System Configuration Management and Automation: Puppet
System Firewalls: Linux IP tables/Shorewall
Intrusion Detection Systems: Tripwire Enterprise
Storage: SAN and NAS – NFS Server and Client – Fiber Switch Configuration – LUN Masking – Zoning – Snapshots
Monitoring: Nagios, Splunk
Log Management: Syslog/Syslog-ng/Splunk
Scripting Languages: sh/bash/ksh
Network Services: SSH/SCP/SFTP – HTTP – RSYNC – DNS – FTP – NFS
Backup & Recovery: NetBackup 6.5.x and 7.x
The Storage and Backup Administration Team manages and maintains Storage and Backup hardware and software at the Denver Federal Center and across the Regions. It is the responsibility of this team to provide reliable, secure, state-of-art IT services in the area of Storage and Backup Administration, including overall support for current and new functions involving enterprise data management standards and related activities.
Management & Administrative responsibilities:
Coordinates interaction across all channels in “real time”
Provides administrative management support and coordination for weekly, monthly, and other periodic reporting and documentation requirements
In depth customer management to acquire and retain customers and increases customer satisfaction
Capable of evaluating and assessing if time already spent with customer is sufficient to prioritize the work with current team assignments
Project team and project management experience for workload balancing and coordination of team and project activities.
Storage Administration - Current operational environment:
Storage Arrays : Dell Compellent, Sun StorageTEK
Architecture in Denver : One Compellent Series 40 array - Two StorageTEK 2540 arrays - One StorageTEK 6140 array - One StorageTEK 6180 array
Architecture in Sacramento : One Compellent Series 40 array
Replication : Compellent array in Denver replicates specified production LUNs to the Sacramento Compellent array
Connection Technologies: Fiber Channel, iSCSI and NAS
Backups Devices - Current operational environment
Backup Devices : Quantum and Sun
Architecture : One Quantum Dxi5500, Two Quantum Dxi6500, One Quantum Dxi7500, Sun L180
Replication : One Quantum Dxi6500 will replicate all backed up data to the other Quantum Dxi6500 in Sacramento for Disaster Recovery
Connection Technology : Fiber Channel
6 Years experience with Linux System Administration, Red Hat preferred
2 years experience with UNIX/Linux shell scripting: bash, sh, ksh or equivalent from an automation and monitoring standpoint
Recent experience in an enterprise production support environment
Experience with automated and unassisted Operating System Installations using Kickstart
Experience with centralized system configuration management and automation systems in a production environment, Puppet preferred
Experience configuring and troubleshooting host-based firewalls, IPtables or Shorewall preferred
Experience with Intrusion Detection Systems (e.g. Tripwire)
Experience in high - availability environments (e.g. LVS/Heartbeat, ldirectord, HAproxy)
Experience with centralized log management, Syslog-ng/Splunk preferred
Experience with monitoring and process management systems (e.g. Nagios, Ganglia)
Ability to identify existing tools to support everyday tasks and perform troubleshooting
Experience with Backup solutions such as Netbackup and as well as SAN and NAS Storage (Compellent, Oracle/Sun/StorageTEK, Equallogic) technologies
Knowledge of the following technologies: LDAP, NFS, NTP, FTP, DNS, Sendmail or Postfix, Kickstart/Cobbler, DHCP, Yum, Git or Subversion, Puppet, LVM, Clustering, server virtualization, VMware preferred
Knowledge of Apache, Tomcat, JBoss administration experience is a plus
Experience with the following technologies:
Storage management and administration, provisioning and replication
Enterprise Fiber channel and Ethernet storage networks (SAN)
Networking and storage protocol standards: SCSI, FC, FCoE, Zoning, ISL, NPIV, LUN Masking/Presentation, Storage Virtualization
Storage in highly virtualized VMware environments
Must have working experience with large scale storage systems, Dell Compellent experience preferred
Brocade SAN fabric environment with storage provisioning skills, including disk assignment, fabric zoning and LUN masking
Working experience with storage principles in low latency / high performance environments
VMware/Linux/Windows operating systems
Knowledge of TCP/IP networking DNS, LDAP, NFS, SMTP, Account Management
Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline (Preferred)
Must be able to pass a MBI (Minimum Background Investigation)
Credit Check required
Acentia takes pride in a positive and friendly atmosphere with the drive to succeed. We are looking for people who will contribute to our culture with a positive attitude and the ability to multitask and problem solve. Come join us!
To learn about our company history, goals and team members go to www.acentia.com .
Must be US citizens or permanent residents.
Please no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates; this position is W-2 only.
Relocation will not be offered.
EEO/AA employer. Female, minority, veterans and disabled candidates are encouraged to apply
Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for 5C.
If you want the distinction and benefits that come with being employed by a world-class organization that offers you the opportunity to support critical programs essential to the continued safety and prosperity of the United States, while allowing for personal and professional growth, then we would like to hear from you….
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