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Sr. Linux Sys Architect (SME) in Arlington, VA at SNI Technology

Date Posted: 4/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our client provides legal, tax and compliance professionals with critical information, practical guidance and workflow solutions. We leverage leading technology and a global network of experts to deliver a unique combination of news and authoritative analysis, comprehensive research solutions, innovative practice tools, and proprietary business data and analytics. Our client is an affiliate of a global business, financial information and news leader.

Our client is seeking a Senior Linux Architect to provide world class systems management and engineering skills for this global Red Hat-based computing environment.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with management of Linux server infrastructures (RHEL5 & RHEL6)
  • Configure systems according to standard systems build practices
  • Monitor, evaluate and solve hardware and/or software-related performance issues

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science & 5 years of progressively responsible experience within the realm of systems administration engineering
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must function as a member of a team and thrive in a fast paced, interrupt-driven systems environment
  • Monitor resource usage, making required recommendations and adjustments
  • Participate in on-call production support activities
  • Coordinate activities with Vendors
  • Responsible for contributing to the development of the organizations goals and objectives
  • Recommend improvements to facilitate better management and monitoring of the environment
  • Proactively create procedures to prevent and reduce the severity of outages
  • Assist with the installation, configuration and management of the Linux infrastructure
  • Analyze system performance and knowledge of system parameters to improve the utilization of system resources
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Immediate need for a contractor; essentially a senior-level Linux Architect.

The individual would be providing for our Solutions Architect while we prepare and execute the migration of our two primary datacenters over the course of 2018. As such, they will be performing day-to-day operational tasks on our production and non-production environments, and will be expected to act as an escalation resource and mentor for our more junior engineers. A well-rounded set of skills and experience are critical to their success in this role.


Interview Process:

Phone interviews with company's architects. Beyond that would be an on-site interview.



Skill


Level


Classification



DNS - Principles/Concepts


Expert Level


Must Have



Linux (pref RHEL 6/7)


SME (Engineer/Architect)


Must Have



Puppet or Chef or Ansible


Solid Understanding


Must Have



Red Hat Satellite


Admin level


Must Have



Atlassian Tools


Jira/Confluence User


Nice to have



F5 LTM


Admin level


Nice to have



Solaris Ops Center


SME (Engineer/Architect)


Nice to have



Splunk (ability to use for triage)


Admin level


Nice to have



Storage (NetApp/Pure)


Admin Level


Nice to have



VMware ESX


Admin level


Nice to have