Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for a Linux Systems Administrator in Melbourne, FL. This is not a Corp2Corp opportunity. This is a long-term contract opportunity with the possibility of hire. In addition to competitive, market-rate based pay, TCI provides all our Consultants with Comprehensive Medical/Dental Insurance, 401k, Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability benefits.
Please note that this position requires US Citizenship and a Public Trust Security Clearance prior to start.
The Linux Systems Administrator will support our Government/Military client. As the Linux Systems Admin, you will support software engineering during the development of a new OSS system by provisioning and managing the virtual environments (VM) and installing and configuring the Linux based Red Hat Operating System.
  • Monitor and maintain the system hardware performance. The position ensures that system hardware, software, and related procedures adhere to the system’s design and architecture.
  • Manage system access user accounts and develop the procedures for system configuration to support production builds.
  • Assist program teams with technical analysis, and support the testing and roll-out of new patches.
  • Performs software installations and upgrades to RedHat and Windows operating systems and layered software packages and maintains them in accordance with established policies, procedures and service level agreements.
  • Manages and directs proactive and reactive systems administration activities to ensure the availability, integrity, and reliability of networked and stand-alone systems. Administers assigned Enterprise systems such as enterprise data storage administration (EMC/NetApp), enterprise server virtualization (VMWare) to ensure systems are functioning properly.
  • Troubleshoots hardware, software, and wide area network related problems associated with the assigned Enterprise system(s).
  • Coordinates with server and operating system vendors to resolve issues, arrange service, and obtain support. Develops schedules for the installation and monitoring of local network and stand-alone information resources.
  • Installs and provides support for internal development software and applications
  • Monitors and tunes the system to achieve optimum level of performance. Ensures server data integrity by evaluating, implementing and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions.
  • Ensures data/media recoverability by implementing a schedule of system backups and database archive operations.
  • Conducts routine hardware and software audits of servers for compliance with established standards, policies, procedures and configuration guidelines. Knowledgeable of networking associated with a LAN based server and workstations.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering/Science/IT Security and minimum 6 years related experience; OR a Master’s degree with minimum 4 years related experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of systems administration experience (preferably in RedHat).
  • 5 to 7 years of experience in the network systems administration field performing the specification, selection, evaluation, testing, deployment and operation of Linux, CentOS and Windows Operating Systems (OS) and servers.
  • Understanding and/or experience with the following: RedHat Linux - Basic Network concepts, Linux kickstarts, Server installation.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience with CentOS, including upgrades from 6 to 7, (or RHEL).
  • Minimum of 4 years of Linux operating system security configuration.
  • Minimum of 4 years of RPM builds for software packages.
  • Experience with Splunk and Zabbix.

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