Linux Middleware System Administrator
BridgeView IT - Atlanta, GA

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Linux Middleware System Administrator, GA

Seeking Linux Middleware System Administrator Atlanta, GA Contract

BridgeView IT is seeking a Linux Middleware System Admin to develop and stabilize Linux based application environment and provide ongoing support for the duration of the project. The emphasis is placed on the support of Open Source Applications packages and configuration, and user support of these types of applications. Second, Heavy Linux Administration Expertise is highly desirable. Travel less than 10%.

Contractor benefits are available for this position which includes national plan options for medical, dental and vision insurance, as well as a matching 401K plan.

Required Skills:
Linux,(7-10 years of experience) Pearl ( 4-6), Java(7-10), Python(7-10), Various opensource products(7-10)
Demonstrable knowledge of Linux Redhat server O/S
Demonstrable Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of IIS platform and tasks (security, application pooling, SSL certificates, etc.)
Understanding of n-Tier application architecture concepts with understanding of different environments and their usage
Experience with Python/Bash/Perl scripting
Experienced with installing, configuring, compiling third party middleware applications and developed applications in Linux environment. Including but not limited to; Java, Python, Bash, Perl, version control systems, data visualization tools, web frameworks and annotation platforms, browser-based tools, statistical machine learning and data modeling tools, databases.
Familiar with statistic analysis, mathematics development tools and general understanding of networking/LAN/WAN/DMZ concepts
Familiarity with scheduled jobs and job monitoring tools
Knowledge of troubleshooting tools and techniques related to networks and systems i.e. remote access tools, Linux Support tools, connectivity tests, etc.
Creation of simple queries, running pre-defined scripts, configuration, security, and interpreting logs and traces.
General understanding of various IT security concepts as they relate to production environments.

Overview of responsibilities:
Installation, configuration and compilation of off the shelf and developed applications in Linux environment (focused on Redhat).
Experience in supporting Java and Python applications.
Deployment of application upgrades and fixes.
Re-creation, analysis, troubleshooting, and diagnosis of incidents relating to off-the-shelf and proprietary applications.
Determination of root cause of incidents (configuration vs. defect)
Liaison with appropriate teams for the development of corrective actions or viable workarounds to resolve incidents.
Responding to automated alerts on the health of systems.
Executing scheduled or unscheduled tasks relating to operational maintenance and monitoring of applications.
Performing routine audits of systems for the purpose of preventative maintenance of applications and reporting on their status.
Adhere to Client and ITIL guidelines for Incident, Problem and Change Management.
Effective call management including logging, monitoring / updating, prioritizing and resolving calls in a timely fashion.
Ensures all work is carried out and documented in accordance with required standards, methods and procedures.
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