Linux Systems Administrator

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Location
Piscataway, New Jersey
Industry
Information Technology (Computer and Mathematical Occupations)
Job Type
Full-Time
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Various Shifts Available)
Salary
US$ 35.00 - US$ 50.00 per hour
Ref. Number
S_43052
Contact
Hassan, Ahmad, Spherion
Phone
609-734-0003
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Job Description

The Linux Systems Administrator is responsible for all aspects of systems administration including networks, applications, application servers, and telecommunications. This includes implementation, configuration, coordination, control, maintenance, troubleshooting, security and usage monitoring. Flexible schedule for a 3-6 month long assignment, no travel needed.

Responsibilities:
-Assists with installation, configuration and maintenance of servers;
-Monitors and maintains all security and access standards to Linux servers;
-Monitors and performs patching/upgrades and maintains all security and access standards to Linux servers;
-Monitors and maintain backup and recovery procedures;
-Monitors automated backups daily;
-Participates in disaster recovery testing;
-Build\deploy tools that report system health and trouble
-Assists with managing inventory of all corporate infrastructure assets;
-Assists with capacity monitoring and planning;
-Provide users with technical support for workstation problems;
-Provides support to current technical staff regarding system administration and usage;-Log analysis to identify potential system issues
-Evenings and weekends as needed.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Various Shifts Available)

Skills:
-Basic network/failover configuration
-Excellent written and oral communication skills.
-Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
-Excellent interpersonal skills.
-Highly self-motivated and directed.
-Keen attention to detail.
-Proven analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities.
-Exceptional customer service orientation.

Education:
Bachelors

Experience:
1-4 years

Qualifications:
-Associates or Bachelor?s degree in IT or related experience;
-Minimum of three ? five (3-5) years? experience;
-Experience in managing and configuring the following technologies:
-Red Hat Linux
-Oracle Linux
-Data center experience (rack/stack)
-NIS and NFS
-CIFS, SSH, DHCP, DNS (Bind)


If interested you can also submit your resume to NjJobs@spherion.com or call 609-734-0003.

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