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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Information Services
Systems Administrator - IV
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GTN Technical Staffing | Colorado Springs, CO
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Job Description

Linux System Administrator

Position Overview

This is a 1st shift position with typical hours from 8AM-5PM Mountain Time

The start and end times will be adjusted based on business requirements 24x7x365 on-call rotation availability is required

-The Linux System Administrator is responsible for the operation, maintenance and 24x7x365 support of the high availability server/database/SAN platforms located in both local & remote Data Centers across multiple time zones.

Supports daily operations including monitoring, alerting, troubleshooting, capacity management, provisioning, hardware and software configuration, patching, upgrades and performance monitoring/tuning

Administers multiple systems including regular after-hour & weekend supports and 24x7x365 in a 99.999% uptime environment

Composes clear and concise system documentation and reports

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Engineering or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Minimum fifteen years of working experiences.

Minimum seven years of system administration experience in Red Hat Linux

Additional two years of technical experiences or one of the following certifications: Linux LPIC, Red Hat RHCSA, Red Hat RHSE

Required Experiences:

Expert knowledge with Linux (Redhat) administration, in-depth knowledge of RedHat based distros

Familiarity with a multitude of OSS tools and utilities for managing, monitoring and troubleshooting Linux infrastructure and networks Linux/UNIX Shell Scripting

Expert knowledge of system administration of HP C7000 blade Servers

Experience with supporting Oracle SQL database including Oracle RAC cluster implementation on SAN platforms

Strong knowledge of SAN architectures and Fibre Channel protocols

Experience administering Servers, backup operations, and systems monitoring in multiple and complex network server environments

Experience with Datacenter Migrations, Server upgrades, O/S and firmware patching

Expert troubleshooting and diagnostic skills and providing support to Operations personnel

Experience supporting mission critical systems 24x7x365 including regular on-call for after-hour and weekend support

Experience with meeting high-availability (99.999% uptime) SLAs.

Experience with business continuity/disaster recovery failover/failback and runbook documentation

Ability to prioritize multiple assigned tasks and execute parallel tasks in a high-pressure environment

Experience with cyber security, server hardening and DMZ deployment

Strong writing and communication skills

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook

Must be able to perform duties with minimum supervision, and participate in cross-functional projects as scheduled

Desired Skills/Certifications:

One or more Linux/Database/SAN/Server/OS certifications

Local candidates only, candidates must be available for on-site interview.

.Not accepting 3rd party candidates at this time.


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About GTN Technical Staffing

GTN Technical Staffing maintains a core team of project and technical leaders that oversee the delivery of high quality solutions. Our consultants include PMI certified project managers, legacy and web application developers, database architects, business analysts, technical architects, security specialists, systems administrators, training and documentation specialists, and more. GTN Technical Staffing has a global presence, with a proven ability to source and hire consultants for IT jobs internationally in such diverse countries as Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, Germany, and more. Are you interested in a recruiting career? If so take a look at some of the characteristics of a successful recruiter, and contact us if you think you are a fit.