Solaris / Linux Administrator
Cognizant - San Mateo, CA

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We are looking for a

Solaris / Linux Administrator

to work in

San Mateo, CA


The resource will be responsible for

Installation, configuration, and maintenance of hardware and software within client’s disaster recovery, development, and production, environments, support deployment of new customers and applications, and to resolve system problems, determine root cause and implement long-term solutions in conjunction with Management, Development and Deployment staff.

Minimum 5 years supporting a 24x7x365 production environment delivering services and resolving problems according to standardized and time-sensitive escalation and notification policies and procedures.

Hands-on experience with x68 and Sun hardware, Solaris and RedHat Linux: UNIX internals, network architectures, protocols (TCP/IP) and application software (WebLogic, Java, MQ Server), monitoring and magagement applications (BigBrother/MRTG/cfengine, jumpstart/kickstart).

Demonstrable, solid experience in script programming (shell & Perl)

Experience installing and configuring Solaris/Linux Operating Systems, application software such as MQ Server, Anti-virus

Superior attention to detail and skills for preparing for production changes.

High degree of accuracy in making changes.

Participation in change control and experience in implementing change requests and performing configuration management.

Good written and verbal communication skills.

Organization Marketing Statement

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH)

is a global IT services and business process outsourcing solutions provider headquartered in Teaneck, N.J. Founded in 1994 as an IT development and maintenance services arm of The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, the company spun-off as an independent organization two years later.

Since 1996, Cognizant has worked closely with large organizations to help them build stronger, more efficient, and agile businesses. By leveraging highly flexible business processes, a seamless global delivery network as well as deep domain expertise, Cognizant delivers a better ‘return on outsourcing’.


Cognizant is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science graduates with 5+ years of experience.

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