Sr. SUSE Linux Administrator
Lorven Technologies - Lake Forest, IL

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Our Direct Integration Client is looking for a Sr. SUSE Linux Administrator For a Long Term Project in Lake Forest, IL below is the Detail requirement.

Job Title: Sr. SUSE Linux Administrator

Location: Lake Forest, IL

Duration: Long Term

Rate: Open

Job Description:

Mandatory Technical / Functional Skills:

· Work with other Linux/UNIX admins to install, build, configure, patch and support numerous landscapes of physical and virtual SLES Linux servers.

· Ensure high availability of Linux systems through ongoing monitoring of performance and capacity

· Compile/report/trend monthly statistics on the SLES Linux landscape to Infrastructure management

· Document and streamline existing manual processes via scripting

· Follow all existing change management, incident management and compliance processes

· Investigate, identify and resolve critical incidents through the use of analytical, diagnostic and troubleshooting skills and tools.

· Install and maintain the operating system and related software products.

· Provides periodic reports to users and managers of systems status.

· Experience on SUSE LinuxSystem Administration Configuring/Troubleshooting LVM, NFS, NIS, DNS, Multi-Pathing, EMC Powerpath,Performance Monitoring.

· Configuration/Troubleshooting Experience on SUSE Cluster.

· Experience on Veritas Volume Manager & VeritasNetbackup in with Linux OS.

· Install and configure SLE 11 knowledge.

· Basic kernel crash dump debugging experience .

· Nagios ,CUPS,SUSE Autoyast deployment,Strong SUSE/Linux support or administration,Strong shell scripting experience (bash, ksh).

· Program debugging skills (C, C++, shell scripts) ,Xen virtualization ,Heartbeat/Pacemaker high availability clustering

· Experience with multiple storage technologies: Hardware & Software RAID, LVM, DRBD, iSCSI, Fibre Channel, DASD, Multipath.

· Knowledge of Korn/ BASH/ Perl shell scripting required.

· Kernel update/understanding,RPM Packaging and Linux OS (Suse 10x/11x) & AIX Administration/Support.

· Working knowledge with SUSE Linux OS Updates.

Roles and responsibility:

· System X Hardware (Blade/Blade Center)

· Linux OS (Suse 10x/11x) & AIX Administration/Support

· Korn/ BASH/ Perl shell scripting required skills

· Linux Monitoring

· Debugging Skills

· RPM Packaging

· Day to day administration

· Kernel update/understanding

· Networking, TCP/IP

· SUSE Linux OS Updates

· Virtualization/Hypervisor support software (Xen) *required skill

· Understanding of Storage technologies - iscsi, sas, drbd, ( drbd required skill)

· React to fix field escalated issues promptly

· Develop and validate work-arounds

· Interface closely with development for short and long-term software fixes

· Education/mentoring of other team members

· Experience on REDHAT 4.x, 5.x System Administration o Configuring/Troubleshooting LVM, NFS, NIS, DNS, Multi-Pathing, EMC Powerpath, RAIDMAN, Load Balancer, Performance Monitoring)

· Fedora Linux Administration

· Veritas Volume Manager & Veritas Netbackup

· Excellent Verbal/Written Communication Skill

· ITIL V3 Trained/Certified

· Experience in managing 24x7 production support and Projects

· Must be able to manage time effectively and to deliver on commitments

· Must be able to operate well in a team environment and when under pressure

· Strong knowledge in UNIX/LINUX environments running Oracle DB, SAP etc

· Drive problem resolution to root cause

· Implement best practices and procedures for key Unix Technologies

· Front ending customer / front office meetings for technical and SLA related discussions

· Experience on Solaris or HPUX would be added advantage

· Knowledge of Storage Administration

Desirable Technical / Functional Skills:

· Knowledge of HP hardware and NetApp SAN storage/fabric architecture.

· Experience with VMware virtualization products including but not limited to ESX, vSphere, and vMotion.

· Experience in Systems Administration of SuSE Linux systems in a large scale production environment.

· Familiarity in Cisco, Oracle databases, SAP, IBM Power system.

· Experience on SUSE LinuxSystem Administration Configuring/Troubleshooting LVM, NFS, NIS, DNS, Multi-Pathing, EMC Powerpath,Performance Monitoring)

· Configuration/Troubleshooting Experience onSUSE Cluster

· Experience on REDHAT 4.x, 5.xSystem Administration o Configuring/Troubleshooting LVM, NFS, NIS, DNS, Multi-Pathing, EMC Powerpath,RAIDMAN, Load Balancer, Performance Monitoring)

· Fedora Linux Administration

· Veritas Volume Manager & VeritasNetbackup

· Excellent Verbal/Written CommunicationSkill

· ITIL V3 Trained/Certified

· Experience in managing 24x7 productionsupport and Projects

· Must be able to manage time effectively andto deliver on commitments

· Must be able to operate well in a teamenvironment and when under pressure

· Strong knowledge in UNIX/LINUX environmentsrunning Oracle DB, SAP etc

· Drive problem resolution to root cause

· Implement best practices and procedures forkey Unix Technologies

· Front ending customer / front officemeetings for technical and SLA relateddiscussions

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