Senior Linux/VMWare Systems Administrator Job
SAIC - Fairfield, NJ

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Senior Linux/VMWare Systems Administrator (Job Number: 309165)


The SCIO Operation within the Logistics and Engineering Solutions Business Unit of SAIC in Fairfield, NJ. is currently operating a datacenter that is housing new and exciting server technologies. Targeting several of the business critical applications and hardware for “The Cloud”. This activity offers a great opportunity to a candidate endowed with the commensurate skills.

This is a day shift position.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for management, design, strategy, implementation, operational policies, systems and operating environments as it pertains to the current critical server and future physical to virtualization infrastructure. Development of functional IT operating requirements with development and production teams. Design and implementation of Enterprise backup and recovery solution including disaster recovery. Exercises independent judgment in working on complex problems where new methodologies and techniques are evaluated for obtaining results. Provides management of and control over complex systematic and operational software, hardware events where independent or team achieved analysis requires immediate or scheduled remediation. Scheduling and planning of major system upgrades, planning, creating and maintaining operational level documentation. Providing technical guidance to others where needed. All of which are critical to the success of the current programs and any future new business endeavors.

Required Skills/Experience/

We are looking for a Bachelor degree plus 8-10+ years of experience. Work experience of 4 can be substituted in lieu of degree.

Must have the ability to obtain a secret clearance.

Advanced working knowledge of IT Systems, Security, Protocols, Networks, Windows and Linux Operating systems and infrastructures. Strong organization and communication, interpersonal and team oriented skills. Highly experienced with standalone and virtual server environments including disk management, San’s, D2D Backups, P2V and V2V migrations, performance monitoring/troubleshooting, incident/change management, license control, documentation, standardization, backup and recovery.

Desired Skills Experience:

High level of knowledge and experience working with IT systems, network infrastructures and security systems. Extensive experience with installing, supporting Windows and Linux Operating Systems. An in depth experience with standalone, virtualization, migration, failover and clustering environments. Highly motivated, fast learning innovative individual who can quickly adapt to these new technologies including private and public cloud offerings. Team collaboration, strong communication, project management and interpersonal skills. Adept at managing and troubleshooting complex business critical server software, hardware, application, network and systematic performance issues. Proficient with the installation, configuration and command line interface within Linux. Experience with EMC VNX San Technologies, data domain, recovery point, VMware, vCenter, vSphere, Unisphere, Xen.

The Logistics and Engineering Solutions Business Unit (LESBU) provides professional technical services and solutions in the core business areas of logistics services, logistics information technology, systems/sustaining engineering, product support, and transportation engineering and consulting.

SAIC Overview:

SAIC is a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health. The company's approximately 41,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. Headquartered in McLean, Va., SAIC had annual revenues of $11.1 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2011. For more information, visit SAIC: From Science to Solutions®

Job Posting: Jun 28, 2012, 1:53:20 PM
Primary Location: United States-NJ-FAIRFIELD

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

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