Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for a Senior UNIX/Linux System Administrator in San Mateo, CA. This is not a Corp2Corp opportunity. This is a long-term contract opportunity with the probability of becoming permanent. 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.

This position will be located in San Mateo, CA. This is an on-site position with no telecommute possibilities


Senior UNIX/Linux System Administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in San Mateo, CA. This is an on-site position with no telecommute.


  • Midrange System Administration teams that provides 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.
  • Unix / Linux System Administration
  • Installation and maintenance of OS
  • Contributor to Incident, Problem and Change Management processes.
  • User Support / Problem resolution
  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of 6 years experience as a Unix/Linux Administrator. 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)
  • Have some understanding with configuration management of large environments, utilizing automation tools such as: Chef, Puppet, Ansible or other configuration management frameworks.
  • Ability to take customer requirements and create scalable configuration models to support them
  • Process Implementation and documentation
  • Experience using Change/Incident Management tools (ServiceNow)
  • Senior in Linux OS Administration.
  • Experience Setting up and Administrating a Disaster Recovery Environment for Monthly testing
  • Experience with Control-M, setting up, Administrating and monthly handling
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems from the Application tier, through the OS and Network tiers.
  • Unix Shell Scripting
  • Must have resided in the US for the last 5 years
  • Must currently possess or have the ability to obtain a Public Trust Security Clearance prior to start.
Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
  • Expertise with custom AutoYaST and Kickstart deployments
  • Expertise with SMT and custom patch solutions for SuSE and Red Hat systems
  • Expertise Ansible / Anisible Tower
  • Expertise with Cassandra
  • Expertise with Oracle CRS (installation/configuration/maintenance)
  • Experience with Kafka
  • Experience with Hadoop
  • SOX/PCI Compliance Management
  • Local to the San Mateo area, no relocation assistance provided.

Application Instructions

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