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Linux System Administrator job

  • Location:
    Spring, Texas
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  • Category:
    System Administrator
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Our client is a global leader within the oil and gas vertical.  They realize the value of smart individuals who are thinkers and doers, and they believe the work experience should be personally meaningful and impactful.  As a result, they are very concerned about and are constantly searching for ways to improve the overall health, well-being, and morale of the team.   It’s the underlying reason on why they are the best in the industry.

Job Description
The individual in this position will work as a member of a global team; a high degree of working hour flexibility along with time zone awareness and consideration for cultural differences is required. The Unix System Administrator’s role is to operate and tune Unix/Linux systems, servers, and related components to ensure high levels of availability and security of the supported business applications. Unix System Administrator also participates in the planning and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure Unix/Linux system provisioning and maintenance that is consistent with company goals, industry best practices, and regulatory requirements
Job Skill Requirements:
o Maintain Linux/Unix core systems.
o Performs OS/Software installations and/or upgrades as required
o Analyzing, designing and developing the upgrade process for release of applications and servers.
o Researching and troubleshooting technical issues.
o Developing and promoting standard operating procedures.
o Ensuring Unix workstation/server data integrity, as requested by company’s controls.
o Strong knowledge on Red Hat Linux (Mandatory).
o Strong knowledge on HP-UX (Mandatory).
o Prior experience in installing, configuring, and maintaining Unix / Linux servers, networks, and clusters.
o Advance understanding and prior experience in using HP OpenView and other performance monitoring tools.
o Understanding of SAN technologies.
Additional Job Requirements
o Must speak, read and write English fluently. Possess strong coordination skills.
o Able to articulate technical issues to a non-technical audience.
o Able to refine requirements from business end users, update technical design specification documentation.
o Act as a mentor and focal point for more inexperienced admins.
o Technical Analysis & Problem solving skills.
o Able to be productive when working asynchronously with colleagues located around the globe.
 *Due to client restrictions, we are unable to accommodate corp to corp arrangements for this job. Ability to work on a W2 is required.

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