RedHat Linux System Administrator (Contract)

Employer
NewTown Solutions
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Hours
Full Time
Our client is seeking an experienced Linux Red Hat Administrator to evaluate products and upgrades for appropriateness. This individual will oversee and implement system upgrade strategies. The qualified candidate will assist in the design, implementation, and maintenance of complex solutions as well as develop and analyzes highly complex system standards, thresholds, and recommendations to maximize system performance. The candidate should have experience in developing solutions for complex business issues and be responsible for informing client management of appropriate developments in technical support products. They will also provide technical leadership to internal/external personnel on highly complex system installation processes. Candidate must be able to install and maintain the Red Hat Linux Server operating system and various Linux applications and services such as Apache, TomCat, Kerberos, LDAP, MySQL, Satellite Server, Bind, and Postfix, Bash, Python, and Perl scripting. Required Skills: Experience in installing and maintaining a Red Hat Linux Server operating system and various Linux applications and services such as Apache, TomCat, Kerberos, LDAP, MySQL, Satellite Server, Bind, and Postfix, Bash, Python, and Perl scripting. Experience working with computer hardware, operating system software and desktop applications with a specific concentration in one or more areas. Experience working with one or more structured programming languages, design principles, and applications. Required Education: Bachelor's degree in an Information Technology discipline - Computer Science, Telecommunications, Engineering or related field plus a minimum of 4 years of work experience - or - MS Degree plus a minimum of 2 years' work experience. Microsoft and Cisco Certifications Additional Information: Candidate must be Public Trust Eligible and be granted a public trust clearance prior to starting work. OPEN TO US CITIZENS ONLY. Due to the nature of the work, only US citizens (either born or naturalized) will be considered for this role. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin. This position does not qualify for sponsorship. NO THIRD PARTY RESUMES PLEASE. Applicant must be able to prove authorization to work in the US as part of Form I-9 verification. If you are interested and available for this position please use the apply process where you found this job or apply directly on our website at the following URL: ?ID=00003420 Last Updated: 04/02/17