Linux System Administrator in Long Beach, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 8/6/2018

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    24 weeks
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Job Description

5+ years in an IT support role and 5+ years in beyond entry level System Administration role.

• 10 years Current Linux administration enterprise experience (Primary focus)
• At least 1 solid scripting language (Perl, sh, bash, python.. ect)
• Strong experience and understanding of PAM Authentication and integration of 2FA.
• Patch management experience.
• Certified in at least one distribution of Linux.
• Desired skill set for Linux: Red Hat, Tomcat, DNS and associated security.

• Provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Develops solutions that are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.
• Confers with senior personnel, users and outside vendors to identify computer data access requirements.
• Assists in developing, deploying, and validating security policies, processes, procedures, and tools.
• Promotes security awareness to mitigate security risks.
• Collaborates with senior personnel to define and establish safeguards to protect information against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure to meet emergency data processing needs.
• Monitors and analyzes information security reports to identify current threats, determine appropriate solutions, and implement approved security measures.
• Installs patches, modified security files, controls file and data access, and corrects errors.
• Manages users’ system access to meet security requirements.
• Performs risk assessments against complex and diverse computing environments and take action to ensure correct functioning of data processing activities and security measures.
• Supports implementation of hardware and software security measures for transmission and storage of information.
• Collaborates with senior personnel in the definition and documentation of computer security and emergency measures, policies, procedures and tests.
• Performs system monitoring using approved tools and processes to validate system health. Assists with the analysis of system resource trends and gathers customer requirements for capacity planning.
• Establishes backup and restore procedures to ensure system and data availability.
• Assists in the definition and maintenance of disaster recovery procedures to ensure business continuity.
• Works in conjunction with senior personnel in the design of the delivery system (e.g., hardware, operating system, middleware, network configuration, data structure) to meet business requirements.
• Performs delivery systems installation, configuration and disposition of servers and workstations to support the architecture.
• Validates end-to-end system functionality through unit and integration testing.
• Participates in customer and IT Change Boards to understand business requirements and provide analysis to determine changes required.
• Collaborates with senior personnel in performing risk assessments on proposed changes to determine impact on customer business processes and systems downtime and proposes changes as needed.
• Implements system changes across large, complex and diverse server environments by using standardized defined methods and procedures for efficient and prompt handling of all changes to improve day-to-day operations.
• Participates in the design of the configuration management plan.
• Collects, maintains and reports IT infrastructure information across distributed systems and multiple support groups.
• Updates information that describes computing systems and networks including all hardware and software components.
• Initiates change requests in accordance with established change procedures to assure compliance with baseline configuration.
• Evaluates business impact against environmental conditions (e.g., server configuration/performance, network performance, drive settings, error logs, etc), analyzes potential solutions and takes action to resolve problems across complex and diverse server environments.
• Documents resolutions/analyses according to support procedures.
• Conducts root cause analysis where required to identify causes of problems resolved and develop and deploy mitigation plans.

Volt offers a candidate referral bonus, please inquire for more details.  (Conditions and restrictions apply)

Please call 760-710-3674 or email at for any questions. 

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.