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Linux System Administrator
Ridgefield Park, NJ

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Job Description

Job Description

Position Summary:

The Linux System Administrator is responsible for effective installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. The system administration tasking will be focused on improving the stability and performance of the system, maintaining and improving the security posture of the systems, continuous monitoring of system health, and troubleshooting issues that arise.


* Responsible for deployment and management support of Linux x86(Red Hat Preferred).
* Perform Capacity and Performance Management.
* Must be able to troubleshoot hardware and software issues.
* Efficient communication with different groups.
* Follow Change Control based on process guideline (ITIL).
* Perform off-hours maintenance as required and on-call support.
* Develop/detail technical specifications and provide technical direction.

Job Requirements


* Bachelor's degree in a related field REQUIRED.
* 5 years working experience with Linux (Red Hat preferred, certifications a plus).
* Knowledge of the Linux kernel and kernel modules.
* Experience with Raid Manager Software like AIX LVM.
* Familiarity with open source tools, monitoring systems.
* Experience with Web server administration (Apache).
* Experience configuring HA clusters with Red Hat Enterprise Linux HA Add-on.
* Working exposure to networked storage (SAN, NAS).
* Perform installations/patching of operating system, software installation, and system backups - data recover
* Ability to create scripts to automate tasks (Bash, Python...)
* Hardware troubleshoot (Dell, HP) tracking, resolution, and routine maintenance (firmware/security updates)
* Working in structured change management processes, ability to follow internal rules and regulations
* Strong technical aptitude and ability to research and solve complex issues independently

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription, 401(k), PTO (Paid Time Off)

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