Linux/Unix System Administrator

Owings Mills, MD
Jan 22, 2022
Jan 24, 2022
Full Time
Job DescriptionThis is the job summary written up by the manager:Our current need is a contingent worker to function as a Linux/Unix system administrator with a focus on Middleware services in a production support role. The candidate will plan, manage and deliver system enhancements/fixes, software upgrades, customer support, system maintenance, and incident resolution.5-10 years experience as a Systems Administrator in Unix Shell, Linux, and/or Windows scripting, SSL/TLS certificates, Autosys job scheduling, load balancing, and the implementation of alerting and notifications and monitoring systems performance and availability.Required Skills -Strong managed file transfer experience including file transmission protocols (SFTP, FTPS, HTTPS, Connect: Direct)Strong knowledge/understanding of PGP encryptionAbility to troubleshoot SSH connectivity/authentication issues (SSH key-based authentication)Ability to troubleshoot SSL connectivity/configuration issues (understanding of SSL certificate concepts)Understanding of multi-tiered application architectures and ability to troubleshoot/diagnose interconnectivity issues between componentsKnowledge and/or understanding of perimeter security concepts (DMZ, Firewalls, IP Whitelisting)Preferred Skills -Experience in the IBM file transfer products including SFG, Sterling Integrator/B2B, use of the Sterling Control product as well as Connect: Direct.Knowledge and/or experience with common AWS services (S3, SQS, SNS, IAM, EC2, ECS, Lambda).Strong knowledge/understanding of TCP/IP network routing concepts (common TCP protocols such as DNS, HTTP, SSL/TLS, IP routing).Experience with F5 application delivery controllers.The successful candidate will have an overarching understanding of Managed File Transfers operations and support and must have strong troubleshooting skills (ie infrastructure vs. application problem triage), and the ability to operate independently, and demonstrate initiative.Experience in the IBM file transfer products including SFG, Sterling Integrator/B2B, use of the Sterling Control product as well as Connect: Direct is preferred.The successful candidate must have a record of transparency, demonstrated ability to communicate in both writings and verbally to management, applications support, development, and other functional teams. The role requires collaboration within the team and across the organization to gain support in achieving our objectives and supporting the business. Working with internal and external clients in supporting file transfer needs - developing, provisioning, troubleshooting is required.Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering, or related field required10+ years' experience requiredProven work experience as a system or network administratorJob Types: Full-time, ContractPay: Up to $61.00 per hourBenefits:Dental insuranceHealth insuranceLife insurancePaid time offProfessional development assistanceReferral programVision insuranceSchedule:Monday to FridayAbility to commute/relocate:Owings Mills, MD 21117: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Education:Bachelor's (Required)Experience:Linux: 5 years (Required)UNIX: 5 years (Required)Systems Administrator: 5 years (Required)Unix Shell, Linux, and/or Windows scripting: 5 years (Required)Autosys job scheduling: 5 years (Required)load balancing: 5 years (Required)implementation of alerting and notifications: 5 years (Required)monitoring systems performance and availability: 5 years (Required)managed file transfer: 5 years (Required)SFTP/FTPS/HTTPS: 5 years (Required)License/Certification:SSL/TLS certificates (Required)Work Location: One location