DevOps Linux System Administrator
at Ronin Staffing

Date Posted: 8/19/2019

Job Description

Title: DevOps Linux System Administrator #DSIO138212BR
Pay: DOE
Location: Pasadena, CA 91105
Length: Long-Term Contract

Job Summary:
Looking for a DevOps Linux System Administrator to work with a team of System Administrators supporting customers  as well as at the customer site at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.  Job duties include all aspects of system administration including installation, configuration, implementation, and maintenance of Linux servers, both hardware and virtual.

The System Administrator will be responsible for disk storage devices, SAN and NAS devices, and network equipment. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • building, configuring, and troubleshooting open source and commercial applications
  • system backups and restoration
  • user support
  • documentation of system architecture and processes
  • documentation of end user instructions

Education (including Major) / Work Experience:
B.S./B.A. with at least 6 years of experience that demonstrate technical, communication and development skills. May substitute experience for education. (i.e., Associate’s degree plus 10 years of directly related experience, no degree plus 14 years of directly related experience.)

Required Skills:

  • Six years of System Administrator experience using Linux
  • In depth knowledge of Linux with a focus on Redhat/CentOS, including system design, configuration, maintenance, upgrade and administration
  • Strong knowledge of Storage Technology, both local and hosted, including design, implementation, maintenance, upgrade / transition planning and execution.
  • Strong knowledge of NFS
  • Experience with LDAP and/or Active Directory
  • Experience with networking (Troubleshooting, DNS, protocols, hardware and software)
  • Strong knowledge of virtualization (VMWare, Docker, OpenStack, etc.)
  • Strong in configuration management practices and related tools such as Puppet, Git, Packer.
  • Experience in the installation, configuration, and maintenance of both public licensed and Commercial-off-the-Shelf software tools
  • Scripting experience such as shell and php
  • Experience with a trouble ticketing system
  • Experience with Amazon and/or Microsoft Cloud
  • Excellent user interface / interpersonal / written and verbal communication skills

Desirable Skills

  • Experience supporting Microsoft Windows computing environments. 
  • Experience with hardware running Linux or Windows operating systems.  
  • The ability to operate in a team environment consisting of both internal and external members, co-workers and customers
  • The ability to document and electronically store daily task information, architecture, processes, and user instructions
  • Experience with monitoring tools such as Nagios, Zabbix, Cacti and Ganglia
  • The ability to work independently

Job Snapshot

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Founded in 1999 as a woman- and minority-owned IT staffing organization, Ronin Staffing has grown into a full-service staffing search firm that recruits and places qualified and quality candidates with expertise in a wide range of areas, including Engineering, Aerospace, Administration, Accounting/Financing, to name a few. We offer contract-only, contract-to-hire or direct-hire services to our clients and our contractors alike.

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