Sr. Technical Analyst
Tanager, Inc. - Frederick, MD

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Job Description:
The candidate will provide Tier 2 Operational support for UNIX systems. He/she will provide technical analysis and design consulting support for major business applications. The candidate will be responsible for managing project and task deliverable commitments, system changes and application rollouts / upgrades.

The candidate will provides system support for UNIX operating systems and hardware support. This will include but is not limited to:
- Problem management
- Project reporting
- Customer communication
- Rollout of applications and OS upgrades
- Build and configuration of server hardware
- Maintenance of the operating systems and hardware
- Installation of configured server into a production server environment
- Troubleshooting OS and hardware problems for local and remote servers.
- Escalation Support
- Vendor escalation.

Flexibility; may involve in state and out of state travel
Work center provides 24x7 support
At times, off shift work may be required
Experienced RedHat LINUX administrator with advanced knowledge of RedHat Clustering (KVM/XEN) and RedHat Enterprise Virtualization configuration, troubleshooting and management
Candidate must be a Red Hat Certified Engineer
Day to day, hands on LINUX Operating System experience in a large enterprise (datacenter) environment
Advanced knowledge of UNIX Clustering in RedHat LINUX, virtualization (RHEV), package creation and LVM maintenance
Advanced knowledge of hardware configurations and installation processes for HP Proliant systems
Advanced knowledge of routine UNIX administration tasks
Knowledge of Symantec Netbackup Administration on a UNIX platform a plus
Working knowledge of OS patch management and implementation
Working knowledge of change management principles

Technical Skills/Other:
Desktop Productivity skills
Vendor management escalation
Ability to lead and work as a team member in a fast paced environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills

BS/BA degree or equivalent technical certification and/or work experience
5-7 years’ experience with a demonstrated track record of success on open systems, client server environment or in project leadership
Possess technical aspect of systems analysis and design, interpreting business applications, operating systems and network designs