Linux Admin I in Dallas, TX at Prestige Staffing

Date Posted: 8/5/2019

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Job Description

JobID: 22561

Linux Administrator

Our client located in north Dallas is seeking a Linux Admin to join their fast growing team. This person will be responsible for maintaining existing corporate IT resources on various platforms; including hardware, operating systems, software upgrades, security patches, and virus protection when applicable.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure system availability, functionality, integrity and efficiency, and maintain system configuration and performance tuning
  • Implement changes utilizing a defined change management process
  • Maintain and troubleshoot high availability systems in multiple Data Center locations
  • Research, review, recommend, implement, and document server/software solutions related to the Red Hat and CentOS Linux operating systems
  • Supports decisions to determine when and what hardware upgrades are required based on emerging software requirements and able to work with other teams to determine these requirements in the best interest of the business
  • Implements security procedures and tools to ensure security measures are in place
  • Work with leadership to establish priorities, goals, and tasks
  • Seeks guidance when working on priorities, goals, and tasks, as they are delegated
  • Setup and configure enterprise class server hardware from box to rack
  • Designing and coordinating the installation of systems in a business critical environment
  • Maintain and troubleshoot high availability systems in multiple Data Center locations
  • Develop and write systems and applications documentation
  • Research, review, recommend, implement, and document server/software solutions related to the Red Hat and CentOS Linux operating systems
  • Determine system problems and coordinate hardware and/or software solutions
  • Implements security procedures and tools to ensure security measures are in place
  • This job requires evening and weekend work in response to needs of the system being supported

Requirements:

  • Scripting experience – BASH, Perl, Python
  • MySQL configuration and setup, basic SQL commands
  • Must be able to work a rotating schedule including weekends and evenings
  • Very strong communications skills and analytical aptitude with the ability to express technical concepts effectively, both verbal and in written form
  • Strong hardware/software troubleshooting and network diagnostic skills are essential
  • Ability to work independently
  • Punctuality and dependability is required
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Must be able to be coached and take on challenging projects
  • Takes direction well
  • Passionate about learning new technology

Qualifications:

  • RHCSA
  • Experience working with Linux, SAN, VMware, and Dell Servers
  • Experience working with automation tools, including SaltStack
  • Experience working with an installation environment, including Cobbler
  • Experience with PowerDNS, MySQL-backend DNS server(s)
  • Experience working in mid to large size enterprise environments

About Prestige

Prestige Staffing is an award-winning, nationally recognized leader in professional staff augmentation serving the IT and Healthcare industries. Our clients range from Fortune 500 companies to small entrepreneurial enterprises. We partner with these progressive companies in their search to hire the best full-time and contract talent needed to deliver on their company mission.

Most recent accomplishments include the Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest Growing Companies (2013-2016) and Inavero’s Best of Staffing (2011-2017), recognizing the top 2% of staffing agencies for service excellence in North America.