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Randstad Unix/Linux Server Support Technician in Raleigh, North Carolina

Unix/Linux Server Support Technician

job details:

  • location:Raleigh, NC

  • salary:$30 - $60 per hour

  • date posted:Tuesday, November 27, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Finance and Insurance

  • reference:657989

job description

Unix/Linux Server Support Technician

job summary:

Randstad is looking for a Server Support Technician to provide support for Unix/Linux Server environment for a long term contract.

Job location can be in Raleigh, NC, Richmond, VA, or Lynchburg, VA

Shift: M-F 8am-5pm

General job description:

The Server Support Technician maintains server infrastructure and resolves server-related incidents.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor, analyze and troubleshoot server performance/capacity issues

  • Maintain server operating system, configuration standards and patch levels

  • Assist in image creation and definition, testing and distribution

  • Resolve customer access issues, add, delete modify users

  • Assist with server network troubleshooting

  • Assist with enforcement and maintenance of security policies and procedures

  • Enforce process for moving server/application into production

  • Build and configure new servers

  • Create and maintain server documentation

  • Provide 2nd level technical consulting

  • Manage and document problem resolution within ticketing system

  • Provide 24/7 on-call support for Unix/Linux Server environment

Skill Set

  • Possesses the ability to work well, integrate, coordinate, and knowledge share with a diverse, virtual team

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required

  • Strong knowledge level of Red Hat Linux

  • Working knowledge level of Red Hat High Availability Clustering

  • Working knowledge level of Red Hat Virtualization

  • Working knowledge level of VMware vSphere and the ability to manage ESXi and vCenter Server Appliance via command-line functionality

  • Working knowledge of configuration management/automation systems (Puppet, Chef, Ansible)

  • Working knowledge level of "Cloud" infrastructure and providers (Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, OpenStack)

  • Understanding of containerization technologies such as LXC and Docker (Kubernetes / OpenShift)

  • Expertise with LVM-based file systems, thin-provisioned volumes, snapshots, ext3/4 and XFS file system recovery

  • Thorough understanding of server hardware and peripherals, including boot from SAN, multipathing, and networking

  • Able to demonstrate superior creative, innovative and problem-solving skills

  • Able to interpret data, draw conclusions and make recommendations

  • Able to analyze devices, designs, materials and processes

  • Bachelors' Degree or equivalent in a technical discipline

  • 2-3 years' experience, at least one of those years as an associate administrator

Certifications desired:

  • Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA) or above

  • VMware VCA Certification

location: Raleigh, North Carolina

job type: Contract

salary: $30 - 60 per hour

work hours: 8 to 5

education: Bachelors

responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor, analyze and troubleshoot server performance/capacity issues

  • Maintain server operating system, configuration standards and patch levels

  • Assist in image creation and definition, testing and distribution

  • Resolve customer access issues, add, delete modify users

  • Assist with server network troubleshooting

  • Assist with enforcement and maintenance of security policies and procedures

  • Enforce process for moving server/application into production

  • Build and configure new servers

  • Create and maintain server documentation

  • Provide 2nd level technical consulting

  • Manage and document problem resolution within ticketing system

  • Provide 24/7 on-call support for Unix/Linux Server environment

qualifications:

Certifications desired:

  • Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA) or above

  • VMware VCA Certification

skills: Skill Set

  • Possesses the ability to work well, integrate, coordinate, and knowledge share with a diverse, virtual team

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required

  • Strong knowledge level of Red Hat Linux

  • Working knowledge level of Red Hat High Availability Clustering

  • Working knowledge level of Red Hat Virtualization

  • Working knowledge level of VMware vSphere and the ability to manage ESXi and vCenter Server Appliance via command-line functionality

  • Working knowledge of configuration management/automation systems (Puppet, Chef, Ansible)

  • Working knowledge level of "Cloud" infrastructure and providers (Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, OpenStack)

  • Understanding of containerization technologies such as LXC and Docker (Kubernetes / OpenShift)

  • Expertise with LVM-based file systems, thin-provisioned volumes, snapshots, ext3/4 and XFS file system recovery

  • Thorough understanding of server hardware and peripherals, including boot from SAN, multipathing, and networking

  • Able to demonstrate superior creative, innovative and problem-solving skills

  • Able to interpret data, draw conclusions and make recommendations

  • Able to analyze devices, designs, materials and processes

  • Bachelors' Degree or equivalent in a technical discipline

  • 2-3 years' experience, at least one of those years as an associate administrator

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