Senior System Administrator-RedHat LINUX
Top5 Inc - Frederick, MD

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Top5 Inc. is currently recruiting for:
A Senior Unix Administrator (HP-UX) to work with one of our most important clients in Frederick, MD. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting HP Servers as part of the client's ERP system consolidation.

  • Installing and maintaining OS and coordinating layered products on servers.
  • Perform setup and administration of RedHat Enterprise Virtualization and Clustering
  • Coordinating server maintenance through a well defined change control process as necessary to support systems.
  • Assist application developers and DBAs when system admin help is needed (i.e., creating UNIX accounts, writing scripts to perform sys admin functions, etc).
  • Perform necessary OS-level system modifications to support applications
  • Provide application development support on Monday-Friday 08:00-17:00 shift
Required Skills:
  • 5-7 years experience with a demonstrated track record of success on open systems, client server environment or in project leadership
  • Installation, administration, support and monitoring for Redhat LINUX
  • Deep understanding and hands-on experience supporting virtual servers and server clusters
  • RedHat OS performance tuning required
  • 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
  • Scripting experience in Korn shell or Perl is required
  • Knowledge of Symantec Netbackup Administration on a UNIX platform a plus
  • Strong communication and documentation experience
  • Working knowledge of OS patch management and implementation
  • Working knowledge of change management principles
  • Experience administering servers connected to a SAN (preferably an EMC SAN)
  • Experience supporting remote developers is required
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