Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for a UNIX/LINUX System Administrator in Eagan, MN. 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 UNIX/LINUX System Administrator will join the Midrange System Administration team and provide UNIX / Linux System Administration services for an assigned set of applications. The scope includes the full range of system life-cycle phases including, Build, Application /Service Provisioning, Operations and Decommissioning.
  • This position will specifically be working on the team to migrate the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Distribution from SLES 11 to SLES 12.
  • Upgrade of the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Distribution from SLES 11 to SLES 12
  • Perform routine Unix / Linux System Administration functions.
  • Installation and maintenance of OS.
  • Contributor to Incident, Problem and Change Management processes.
  • User Support / Problem resolution.
  • Automating existing processes.
  • Ability to take customer requirements and create scalable configuration models to support them.
  • Process Implementation and documentation
  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of 6 years of Linux/Unix experience. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Experience dealing with management of large (1000 systems) environments.
  • Experience with Linux (SuSE and Red Hat).
  • Experience with patch management.
  • Have some understanding with configuration management of large environments, utilizing automation tools such as: Chef, Puppet, Ansible or other configuration management frameworks.
  • Experience using Change/Incident Management tools (ServiceNow)
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems from the Application tier, through the OS and Network tiers.
  • Unix Shell Scripting.
  • Must currently possess or have the ability to obtain a Public Trust Security Clearance prior to start.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience upgrading SUSE environments.
  • Expertise with custom AutoYaST and Kickstart deployments.
  • Expertise with SMT and custom patch solutions for SuSE and Red Hat systems.
  • Expertise with GIT/ GitLab/Ansible/Ansible Tower.
  • Expertise with Cassandra.
  • Expertise with Oracle CRS (installation/configuration/maintenance).
  • Experience with Kafka.
  • Experience with Hadoop.
  • SOX/PCI Compliance Management.

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