RedHat Linux Systems Administrator
TAD PGS, Inc - Bowie, MD

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TAD PGS, INC. is currently seeking a RedHat Linux Systems Administrator for one of our clients in Bowie , MD.

Must be a US citizen

Must be able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance

Job Description:

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.

The individual will provide dedicated, premium RedHat Linux systems support to Census 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.

This position responds to and closes out Remedy tickets for Systems being supported. He or she 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 the Census Bureau to continue to migrate servers to Linux and blade servers.
Qualifications: *
  • 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 engineering, server deployment, configuration, and management; RedHat 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) *
  • Great Rate *
  • Must live in the DC Metro area

TAD PGS, INC. specializes in delivering secure, reliable and rapidly implemented workforce solutions to the U.S. Federal marketplace, including U.S. Government agencies and their prime contractors. With more than 50 years of experience, TAD PGS, INC. has earned a reputation for accountability, a value that government agencies and prime contractors both demand and deserve.

A wholly owned subsidiary of the Adecco Group, the world’s largest workplace solutions provider, TAD PGS, INC. sources professionals for the full spectrum of federal positions, from administrative to management, and those contracts requiring extremely niche-oriented technical skills and the highest levels of security clearance.

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