RedHat Linux Tier 2 Sys Admin Consultant
Period of Performance: Now thru Long Term
Delivery Location: Bowie, MD
Security Clearance: US Citizen
Minimum Clearance Level Public Trust
Site Maryland ? Bowie
Schedule Full time
Shift Type Day Job
The RedHat Linux Systems Administrator is a technical consultant with master level skills in the areas of RedHat Linux systems engineering, server deployment, configuration, and management. Will provide dedicated, premium RedHat Linux systems support to Systems. Operations will include 24x7 on-call systems support. Will be expected to interface and work closely with system vendors such as Red Hat, IBM, Egenera, as well as the end user community to define problems, solutions and make proactive recommendations. Respond to and close out Remedy tickets for Systems being supported. May be required to support on-call access for mission critical systems. Systems support includes but is not limited to:
? Ensuring proactive management and quality assurance
? Plan and implement system changes and adjustments in a way that maximizes system availability
? Processing and resolving Census customer support service requests
? Working closely with the customers, Business Unit personnel and support staff to quickly resolve issues
? Evaluating and reporting system performance
? Performing system/hardware configuration tasks
? Performing documentation tasks
? Day-to-day hardware support of all Blade devices (i.e., firmware upgrades, errors/failures, configuration, etc.)
? Testing new Blades, advanced configuration techniques (application clustering and failover) and operating systems functionality.
? Assistance in developing test plans, gathering performance data during testing and analysis of results to assist in developing production architecture for the application.
? Have the necessary skills to perform configuration management, risk analysis and contingency planning and work with designated security staff to assist in performing security reviews and audits.
? Provide support for the blade server hardware and various software tools used within facility to continue to migrate servers to Linux and blade servers.
? Education: BS or MS in Information Technology, Computer Science, or similar
? At least (5) years current enterprise RedHat experience
? RHEL v. 4, 5, 6 experience
? VMware v. 4, 5 experience
? SAN / multipathing experience
? Master level skills in the areas of: RedHat Linux systems
Cluster Suite, Mulipathing, Kickstart, Bonding, and XEN virtualization.
? Desirable: RedHat certifications (either RHCSA or RHCE) and scripting experience
? Excellent customer relations skills
? Willing/ available to participate in the on call rotation (24/7 for seven days every six weeks)
? Willing/available to work the early shirt beginning at 6:30AM
? Must live in the DC Metro area