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POSITION: 6502 Systems Administrator– Lexington, KY


LOCATION: Lexington, KY

JOB TYPE: 1 year contract

COMPENSATION: up to $36.50 per hour doe


HOURS: Regular business hours

Seeking a Systems Administrator with 5+ years of UNIX experience. You will join a focused, professional team that is responsible for maintaining a global 24x7x365 IT shop. The following skills are required:

- High skill with most Solaris, AIX, and/or Linux administration commands and utilities

- Ability to write scripts in some administrative language (Perl, Tk, Bourne shell, etc.)

- Experience with building and configuring Apache HTTPD and Apache Tomcat

- Configuration and understanding of NIS, FreeIPA, DNS(BIND), DHCPD

- Experience with installation/maintenance/backup of Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL

- Familiarity with automated configuration systems such as CFEngine or Puppet

- Experience configuring monitoring software such as Nagios, WhatsUp Gold, Zenoss

- Solid understanding of IP networking as it relates to local area networks, work with

- Network Engineers to troubleshoot advanced network issues

- Define, document, and perform system maintenance and diagnostic procedures

- Assist in creation and deployment of disaster recovery & business continuity plans

The following skills are desired:

- Degree or certificate in computer science related field

- Unix virtualization technologies including Solaris LDOM/zones and AIX LPARs/WPARs

- Knowledge of Enterprise storage systems and replication technologies including NetApp, Nimble, EMC, and EqualLogic

- Experience with Enterprise backup solutions and software (NetBackup, CommVault)

- Knowledge of virtualization technologies such as VMWare, HyperV and/or Zen.

- Experience performing simple administration tasks on Cisco network equipment (VLAN changes, Shutdown port, view bridge table, view arp table, etc)

- Participate in architecture, capacity planning, budgeting, and forecasting activities


- Acts as a front line interface to users

- Responds quickly to monitoring system alerts and incoming tickets

- Creates and maintains new NFS/CIFS shares and iSCSI LUNS

- Install/upgrade hardware and the storage system operating system

- Install/upgrade hardware and Unix/Linux operating systems and applications

- Virtualization of current Unix/Linux environments

- Participates in planning and purchasing process

- Shares responsibility in a 24x7 on-call rotation

•** NOTE: No Corp to Corp, H1B or 3rd party recruiters. This position requires working on site and is not a remote work opportunity. OPT and EAD status will be considered.

Interested and qualified candidates should send an updated resume with salary requirements to: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

Job Requirements


Job Snapshot

Contact Name Jose Pavon
Contact Phone 0 Ext.-1
Post Date 2/3/2015
Location Lexington, KY
Employment Type Contractor
Job Type Information Technology
Education None
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Negligible
Job ID 11401-1
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