Red Hat LINUX Systems Administrator


Thinkfind Corporation

Salary: $50 – $60 per Hour

Red Hat LINUX Systems Administrator Fort Worth, Texas

Outstanding opportunity for a Red Hat System Administrator to work with one of our innovative and growing clients. As a Red Hat Administrator, you will perform regular maintenance of Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems (RHEL). You will support the development and deployment of new applications as needed in RedHat Enterprise Linux; integrate the RHEL platform with existing Windows Based applications and management infrastructure; install new/rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements. You will manage and maintain large number of Windows/RedHat servers; support the deployment of new systems, maintaining, upgrading, replacing and improving long-term performance of the systems; setup or implement monitoring processes and/or tools and report on server and application performance; manage the deployment of Operating System patches, drivers and firmware; perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs.

A Bachelor’s Degree in a Technology related discipline and/or at least 3-5 years of related experience in Information Technology for critical Enterprise infrastructures is essential. Solid experience developing and implementing large-scale, complex, highly-available Infrastructure architecture support critical business applications is a must. 3+ years’ experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, experience with RHEL 7 and 8 and experience with RHEL in a virtualized environment is ideal. Knowledge of patching large inventory of Linux servers required. Must be able to troubleshoot down to a fault. Previous management of Linux Environment required. Red Hat Linux Administrator VI Editor or equivalent Bash Scripting required. Experience with Ansible, Zabbix, Python and VMware/Vsphere and Mysql/MariaDB all strongly preferred. Experience with systemd, firewalld, yum, rpm networking & installing LVM is needed. The following in any combination is a plus: Security/hardening (SCAP); Config management (Puppet, chef, ansible, etc…); Scripting (shell, python, ruby, perl); Knowledge of ITIL concepts (problem, incident, change management); Knowledge of Agile concepts; and, Containerization concepts (OpenShift, Kubernetes, Docker). Strong preference for RHCSA (Certified Sys Admin) or RHCE (Certified Engineer) or equivalent. Current certification preferred, but a previous and expired cert (RHEL 6, 7 or 8) will be considered. You must be a self-starter, problem solver, and have strong written and verbal communication skills. Timeliness and the ability to prioritize work accordingly when it comes to outages and projects is essential. Communication is key; must work well within a team of people and have a personality that meshes well with others.

Desired Skills: Red Hat Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, RHEL, Bash, Ansible, Zabbix, Python, VMware/Vsphere, Mysql/MariaDB.

**Local candidates preferred; Remote position with occasional on-call and onsite work. Will be required to be onsite once a month for training **

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