Job Summary

Linux Systems Administrator Job in Rochester NY

  • Location:
    Rochester, New York
  • Job reference:
  • Category:
    System Administrator
  • Contract Type:
    Direct Hire

Linux Systems Administrator Job in Rochester NY:
Direct Hire or Contract to Hire
Under general guidance, provides technical expertise in the design, implementation, maintenance and support of systems and applications that support business applications.  This person will manage and administer on premise and cloud based infrastructure services, including virtual infrastructure, operating systems, storage, maintenance and security patching, backup and disaster recovery preparedness, and performance monitoring.
Orchestration and automation are key deliverables of the individual with this role.  Scripts, code, and development are required in order to allow for the quick and seamless delivery of solutions within both cloud and on-premise solutions.  
Specific Responsibilities of the Linux Systems Administrator Job in Rochester NY:
• Analyze use case requirements, design solutions, and deploy on premise or cloud based infrastructure.
• Provide expertise in on premise virtual infrastructure, specifically in clustered high availability environments.
• Provide assistance in integrating on premise solutions with Amazon Web Services.
• Orchestrate and automate the deployment of solutions hosted on both Amazon Web Services and on-premise infrastructure.
• Perform proactive performance monitoring, analysis, alerting, reporting, and tuning.
• Perform proactive capacity analysis and provision solutions.
• Perform maintenance activities including deploying patches and ensuring that firmware and software are up to date.
• Provide incident and problem analysis, resolution, and follow-up to ensure platform stability.
• Maintain an Interoperability Matrix in order to ensure cross-vendor compatibility.
• Create and maintain technical documentation including solution designs and reference guides
• Evaluate and recommend new products and services that will help enhance the delivery of infrastructure services.
• Perform implementation and maintenance activities during business hours as well as outside of business hours.
• Maintain a broad knowledge of technology, equipment, and/or systems.
• Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
• Provides 24-hour on-call support.
Preferred Requirements of the Linux Systems Administrator Job in Rochester NY:
• Bachelor’s degree in related discipline such as Computer Science, Business, Mathematics, Statistics, Science or Engineering and 4-5 years of related experience; preferably 2-3 years in a supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Prefer 5-7 years of experience working with I.T. systems.
• Must possess and maintain a valid New York State License, have a satisfactory driving record and have access to reliable transportation
• Expertise with VMware vSphere 5.5 or later.
• Knowledge of server hardware and storage array networks (Cisco UCS and NetApp a plus).
• Expertise with Linux Operating Systems (Windows a plus).
• Experience with orchestration and automation tools including Puppet.
• Strong scripting skills (PowerShell, Python, Bash, Ruby, Perl, etc.).
• Experience with Amazon Web Services (Cloud Formation a plus).
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
• Ability to provide on-call support as required.
• Ability to perform after-hours and weekend maintenance and implementation activities.
• Ability to travel to and from Data Center facilities.
• Ability to actively participate in a team environment
• Ability to learn new technologies quickly.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time and meet required deadlines.
• Ability to contribute both individually and as part of or technically leading a team
For more information or to be considered for the Linux Systems Administrator Job in Rochester, NY please apply directly to this posting.

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