Linux Systems Administrator w/ TS/SCI
at Geologics Corporation

Date Posted: 9/14/2020

Job Description

Linux Systems Administrator  w/ TS/SCI 
Location:Jackson MS
Duration: 1 year contract to hire   
Very Competitive Compensation   
Active TS/SCI with CI Poly Required
***US Citizenship REQUIRED*** It does not help to apply without citizenship. We cannot accept any other form of work authorization (H1, EAD etc) or do corp to corp.
Seeking a Senior Linux Systems Administrator to provide Linux system maintenance and Helpdesk support to maintain high priority operational systems at a high level of availability and resolve problems based on mission criticality and guidance.  This position is staffed as an 8x5 position (with after hours call-in responsibility) which may require a modified work schedule.
Duties and responsibilities include:
Performs Tier 2 application maintenance on assigned mission systems running a variety of operating systems to include Linux, and VMS. VMware administration responsible for configuration, maintenance, monitoring and overall support of multiple VMware environments. Setup, install, configure ESXi and blade servers, maintain and restore VM backups and snapshots. Update system process documentation, guides, diagrams, and SOPs as needed. Performs routine and preventative maintenance such as general computer tasks, application loads, disk utilization, system loading and system monitoring. Detects, isolates, documents, quickly reports, and resolves system outages or problems encountered during operations of the operational system baseline, which includes collecting diagnostic data, restoring the system operation, developing workarounds, and other activities necessary for recovery of a system. Documents problems in logging and discrepancy reporting tools. Collects data describing the environment at the time of the failure and performs other activities in support of Tier 3 maintenance provider DR investigation and resolution. Performs system monitoring, analyzing and documenting performance and conducting trend analysis as required. Supports system engineering groups as required for ongoing analysis and integration efforts. Works with other Tier 2 maintenance engineers across multiple locations providing enterprise-level maintenance support, with customer visibility, into all Tier 2 maintainer actions and responses. Provides oversight and guidance to entry/junior level system maintainers.
Required Skills:
- Must have a BS Degree in a related technical discipline and minimum of 4 years experience with software application maintenance on systems running a variety of operating systems to include, VMS and Linux OR possess 12 years of equivalent experience working with customer in technical operations in lieu of a degree
- Must have good communication skills to effectively and accurately exchange information across a multi-location enterprise, with customer visibility, into maintainer-based actions and responses
- Must have the ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment with changing priorities
- Must have a current CompTia Security + certification or must obtain the certification within first 60 days of employment
- Must be available to work after hours on a call-in basis
Desired Skills:
• VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
• Redhat Linux certification
• Oracle 11g RAC database
• Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform
NOTE: AGAIN - MUST BE US CITIZEN to be eligible for this position. There is no relocation or expense package offered for this position. Rates are all inclusive W2 hourly wages. No 1099, No third parties, no C2C
For this and other positions contact:
April Bright
Senior Recruiter

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Contractor
  • Location: Jackson, MS
  • Job Type: Management
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 9/14/2020

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