Linux Administrator
LRS Consulting Services - Moline, IL

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The mission of LRS Consulting Services is to deliver outstanding information technology solutions by providing the best IT consultants available. Clients depend on us to deal with them honestly and submit only the highest quality candidates for their projects.

What’s your mission? If you’re looking for a challenge and want to work with a company that values its consultants, we have an exciting opportunity for you. We’re looking for an experienced Linux Administrator to help our client in Moline, IL. This client offers the opportunity of working on a long term engagement with extensions.

Primary Position Responsibilities & Duties
•Strong understanding in administrating linux-based HPC(High Performance Computing) Clusters
•Ability to design, build, and administer HPC environments using standard common architectures
•Ability to create, maintain, and implement scripts in order to reduce administrative efforts
•Monitor capacity, and performance of HPC clusters existing in a number of remote locations
In this position you will also:
•Assist a global team in the administration of the company's server environment. Required to cross administer, implement, support, and troubleshoot complex problems in the following environments: VMWare, Linux, Windows, AIX, and Solaris.
•Implementing on-going infrastructure maintenance and improvements, including off-hours activities
•Participate in a 12 hour, 7 day per week, on-call support rotation
•Respond to support requests received via shared mailbox on a rotation basis
•Providing timely server recovery
•Building, de-installing, and upgrading servers
•Participate in and/or manage medium to large sized projects
To apply, please submit your resume to Visit us online at
LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or citizenship status.
Requirements: The ideal candidate must have the following:

3+ years experience with:

-Managing/maintaining a linux-based HPC environment
-Administrating servers running Red Hat Linux
-Knowledge and experience in using NFS
-DHCP, WINS, DNS, and familiarity with TC/IP networking
-Troubleshooting in a complex distributed environment
-Operating in a multi-platform, multi-operating system, multi-component environment utilizing a large number of server builds and configurations.

Optional Skills: -Experience or knowledge in using HP CMU
-Experience or knowledge in configuring Infiniband switches
-Experience or knowledge in configuring/maintaining HP blade servers in a C7000 enclosure.
-Familiarity with change management in a complex hosting environment
-Scripting experience in PERL
-Knowledge of Active Directory and related security architectures
-Excellent verbal and written skill
-Project management skills and the demonstrated ability to drive for results.

Job Type: This position is not eligible for benefits.
This position is: Contractual

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