Icon hamburger
US
Admin Clerical in Faulkner,Maryland
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply Now
Thumsup

You’re being taken to an external site to apply.

Enter your email below to receive job recommendations for similar positions.
Default2

Linux Systems Administrator (Red Hat/VMware)

College Park Full-Time
$125,000.00 - $140,000.00 / year
Apply Now

GAMA-1 Technologies is seeking a Linux Systems Administrator to perform systems administration within a Linux environment providing Managed Hosting and private Cloud services. Our Federal customer provides hosting and support of mission-critical systems in an enterprise virtual Linux environment. The successful candidate should be an experienced leader and motivator, highly experienced Linux administrator, a proactive team player with strong analytical and technical communication skills supporting NOAA’s private cloud services, providing our Nation with the weather, water, and climate data, forecasts and warnings for the protection of life and property.

The successful candidate will have experience installing, configuring and maintaining Federal Government clustered servers running on Linux and day-to-day operations administration employing fault tolerance and high availability technologies. Candidates will provide for the installation, configuration, optimization, maintenance, and support for virtualized servers/blades that support various operational, test, and development activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Domain Expert with Red Hat Linux / VMware systems administration, security patching, OS upgrades, troubleshooting problems, and ensuring maximum availability within a 24x7/365 operational environment.
  • Working with the application teams to troubleshoot, maintain, and implement solutions to optimize the Infrastructure operations
  • Manage the installation of new software releases, system upgrades, evaluate and install patches and resolve software and hardware related problems.
  • Efficiency improvements, process creation, and improvement, and managing daily operational integrity.
  • Develop a strong business relationship with our customer.
  • Provide optimization, performance tuning, integration, and testing activities as well as environment configuration and issue resolution activities as-needed.
  • Provide rotational on-call after hours support for a 24x7/365 environment
  • Install in-house and Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) software
  • Perform housekeeping functions, including the deletion of orphaned processes, backing up critical files and maintaining recovery processes
  • Troubleshoot and resolve system hardware and software problems
  • Interface with vendor technical personnel in providing problem resolution
  • Assist in the maintenance of system-level IT security procedures
  • Monitor and support the processes, which move and manipulate environmental data throughout the computing environment
  • Participate and contribute ideas and suggestion to IT architecture planning and implementations.

Required Education/Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience performing Red Hat 7 Linux / VMware vCenter systems administration, security patching, OS upgrades, troubleshooting problems, implementing high availability solutions, and ensuring maximum availability
  • Experience with Ansible and Puppet a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field (i.e., EE, CPE, MIS, IT) or equivalent experience
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance - US Citizenship is required
  • Experience designing enterprise DNS solutions, Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) databases, and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) servers
  • Experience automating system provisioning and handling of operational incidents
  • Strong coordination, organization, teaming and communication abilities along with horizontal integration skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Expertise in designing and optimizing operational change control/change management
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent Customer Service skills
GAMA-1 Technologies

About GAMA-1 Technologies:

ABOUT GAMA-1

GAMA-1 is a rapidly growing technology business that is based in Greenbelt, Maryland. GAMA-1 Technologies provides strategic information assurance, information security, and business enterprise and networking solutions to the Federal Government. Our success is based on the utilization of industry and agency standards, establishment of standardized processes, and IT Services expertise. At GAMA-1, we believe employees should grow, achieve, and develop just as the company grows, achieves, and develops. GAMA-1 is committed to providing our employees with opportunities for career advancement throughout their employment. For more information, visit www.gama1tech.com

GAMA-1 is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

Skills required

Windows Powershell
Linux
Windows Servers
Virtualization
Active Directory
Windows Server 2008
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply Now

Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this job

Report this Job

Once a job has been reported, we will investigate it further. If you require a response, submit your question or concern to our Trust and Site Security Team

CAREERBUILDER TIP

For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.

By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.