Aquila is seeking a Senior-level Systems Administrator to build and maintain Linux server and client systems.
RedHat LinuxUbuntu/Debian LinuxJuniperCiscoExtreme Networks
Maintain small data center space
Implement rework and redesign of data center (with guidance and some assistance) including asset management of 15 racks worth of equipment
power networking and cabling
Configure and support standalone and virtual servers
VSphere and Linux support
Create and maintain software test-bed systems for engineering development
testing and maintain network configurations
install and configure network switches, firewalls and routersresearch and procure solutions based on engineering needs
Implement and maintain backup
Implement and maintain health monitoring systems
Other systems administration tasks necessary to maintain system use (documentation, troubleshooting, and problem resolution)assembly of racks, rack-mounted servers
Connect all hardware for electrical power, networking, and KVM access
Applicants need the following:
experience with a fast pace environment with proven results.
desire and/or experience to work in a research and development organization is imperative.
must be team oriented.
have strong communication skills.
must be able to work independently and further the goals of the organization without immediate direction.
It is also important to be comfortable dealing with very technical end-users.
You must be able to demonstrate a proven track record with all of these abilities to be considered:
Self-motivated, attitude of ownership, and a strong desire to learn new technologies
Customer service skills, communication skills, and a positive attitude
Attention to detail, comprehensive problem solving and troubleshooting skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to work well under pressure and within time constraints
Ability to multi-task and prioritize work
Ability to work as part of a team or independently
Must be able to effectively follow procedures and interact with stakeholders, vendors, facilities, and purchasing personnel
Ability to create new solutions, streamline current processes, and maintain interoperability between old and new technologies
Minimum 3+ years Linux systems administration
Some network technology support experience, such as understanding concepts such as VLANing and routing
VMWare vSphere administration (4.x and/or 5 experience preferred)
Any Remote Storage – SAN/NAS (iSCSI, FC, FCoIP, etc) Installation and configuration of hardware (rack-mounted, standalone)
Apple/Mac systems administration
Windows systems administration
Scripting ability within Linux/Unix (bash, tcsh, python, etc)
Applicants MUST be a U.S. citizen and possess or be able to go through the process to receive DoD Security Clearance (SECRET)
Keyword: RHEL, RedHat, Linux, Ubuntu, Debian, Juniper, Cisco, Extreme Networks, ESX, ESXi, vmware, vsphere, vcenter
From: Akibia, Inc.