Linux/ Unix System Administrator in Rio Rancho, NM at Volt

Date Posted: 4/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our client, a global electronics manufacturing company is looking for a Linux/ Unix System Administrator for their facility in Albuquerque (Rio Ranch), NM.

This is an estimated 6+ months Contingent position and is offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. We are among the largest Staffing Companies in the USA for Contingent/Temporary and Direct Hire placements, and support many of the top rated IT, Engineering and Aerospace companies in the USA.

Competitive hourly pay rate PLUS one time sign on bonus available!!

Job Description:

Seeking an experienced, highly motivated, System Administrator to support HPC computing infrastructure. As a Sys Admin you will be responsible for installing, configuring and troubleshooting hardware such as servers, storage devices, network switches and KVM switches, as well as a variety of core services and application software running on CentOS.


Responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to):
• Installing, configuring, and troubleshooting wide variety of hardware in the data center.
• Moving hardware between racks and re-cabling
• Receiving shipments and tracking inventory
• Troubleshooting the automated provisioning process (Cobbler, PXE, Kickstart, DHCP, DNS)
• Responding to alerts from the monitoring system
• Upgrading operating systems and applications
• Using Chef and Git to configure infrastructure resources
• Installing, configuring, tuning and troubleshooting Infiniband and Omni-Path fabrics


Minimum Qualifications:
• Must physically reside in New Mexico
• 5 years of experience as a Linux/Unix system administrator including experience with bash scripting, TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, NTP
• Experience with Git
• Experience with configuration management using tools such as Chef, Ansible, Salt or Puppet (Chef is preferred)
• Strong written and verbal communication skills


Nice to have Qualifications:
• Experience installing Hardware RAID controllers
• Experience with storage devices (DDN, NetApp, JBODs)
• Understanding of Infiniband networking
• Understanding of Omni-Path networking
• Experience with multiple versions of RHEL, CentOS, SLES and Ubuntu.
• Experience creating and managing virtual machines with KVM/QEMU
• Experience with Cobbler, PXE, Kickstart
• Experience with FreeIPA
• Experience with IPMI, Conman, Powerman
• Experience with Slurm
• Experience with Zabbix or other monitoring tools
• Experience with Gerrit
• Experience with Ruby or Python

Volt has over 60 years of staffing experience. We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions. We offer many direct hire full-time positions as well as many contingent/temporary positions. We offer our Workers competitive pay and benefits, as well as educational programs and re-deployment assistance.

Volt is publicly traded on the NYSE MKT under the symbol "VISI".  To learn more about Volt, please visit: http://www.volt.com. Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.