UNIX/Linux Administrator

Marlborough, MA

Posted: 10/09/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT Job Number: 227179

UNIX/Linux Administrator


  • UNIX/Linux Administrator  is required for a 3-month+  contract  position in  Marlborough, MA.

  • The individual will provide day-to-day UNIX/Linux systems administration support such as daily-checks on server status, ensuring OS backups, responding to server problems/storage additions, performance problems etc.

  • He/she will attend project meetings to understand the UNIX/Linux Infrastructure requirements.

  • Provide medium to high complexity Infrastructure support activities including off-shift support.

  • Complete Infrastructure Engineering and Administration maintenance tasks and analyzes process for improvement.

  • Perform medium to high complexity Infrastructure changes and implementations.

Required Skills:


  • Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent work experience.

  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience installing and building Infrastructure and providing operational support within UNIX/Linux area using the latest technology.

  • Proficient in configuring highly-secure UNIX/Linux systems.

  • Expertise in Linux OS installs, patching and troubleshooting skills

  • Deeper understanding of Linux technologies and tools is a must (RedHat Satellite server, RHN, Storix backup etc.,)

  • Must have UNIX/Linux virtualization experience (VMWare) with in-depth understanding of server hardware.


  • Expertise in Shell programming is a must for this position to automate day to day System Administration tasks as well as to maintain the existing scripts


Desired Skills:


  • Experience with IBM AIX and IBM PowerVM technologies such as Shared Ethernet, NPIV, Dual VIOS, Shared Storage Pool, Live Partition Mobility etc., is a big plus.

  • Experience with Oracle Exadata/Exalogic/Exalytics platform and OVM (Oracle VM) is a big plus.

Duration: 3 months+
PLEASE NOTE: 3RD PARTIES/SUBCONTRACTORS/SUBCONTRACT AGENCIES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THIS POSITION.   SUBCONTRACT AGENCIES NEED NOT APPLY.
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