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Senior UNIX System Administrator

New York, NY · Information Technology
Senior UNIX System Administrator

One of our clients, a Global Market Research Company, is looking for a Senior UNIX System Administrator

Permanent position with excellent compensation package and benefits.
This position can also be a contract to hire opportunity.
Location: Remote position (then NYC)


Please read the description below and to be considered immediately email your resume to barryr@brainsworkgroup.com with your rate/salary requirements.
Senior UNIX System Administrator
  • Be part of a team which supports all UNIX based technology platforms globally with a focus on implementing next generation of Big Data processing systems designed on Hadoop technology.
  • Lead company in maintaining existing technology platforms while designing next generation of UNIX based computing platforms.
  • 7+ Years of significant RHEL administration and configuration experience
  • Management of Virtualization technologies (VMWARE, RHEL KVM, etc)
  • 5 Years supporting IBM Sterling Integrator MFTP
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Azure Architecture, configuration, Automation, DevOps and Azure Technology a big plus.
  • Ability to script in one or more of the following languages (Ruby, Python, Javascript, Shell and Bash)
  • A technical understanding of Hadoop systems and benefits of Hadoop in large Big Data environments
  • In-depth experience in Linux kernel parameters, troubleshooting kernel based errors, experience in various file systems (including Veritas FS, LVMs, and ext3 and 4)
  • Experience in optimizing, monitoring and deploying applications within a distributed hybrid cloud environment
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to deliver with minimal supervision
  • Ability to create technical documentations including drawings and system processes
  • Have a broad set of technology skills across many areas associated with Linux (Red Hat, CentOS, Fedora) and the ability to manage mission critical 24 x 7 large UNIX based processing systems while designing next generation computing platforms.  
  • This  position is exposed to other Data Warehouse, BI, and server technologies such as Ab Initio (ETL), Oracle RDBMS, SAS, Sybase IQ, MicroStrategy, clustering and virtualization. 
  • Support 24 x 7 existing UNIX based systems running on Linux RedHAT version 6 – 7
  • Support IBM Sterling B2B Integrator MFTP – Business process development and coding
  • Create and maintain IBM Sterling Integrator Workflows
  • Support and Maintain Azure technology and deployment including working with Microsoft DevOps
  • Support and diagnose issues related to IBM Sterling Integrator
  • Patch, upgrade and build systems as required by customers ensuring all policies and procedures are implemented
  • Work with the team to investigate, prototype, propose and develop next generation technology options for distributed computing
  • Proactively performance tune existing systems, seek for opportunities to enhance delivery of services to end customers
  • Build adhoc scripts to gather system information, automate manual tasks for efficiency (Shell / Perl), build documentation and standard operating procedures
  • Manage, monitor and scale cloud infrastructures using Puppet, Ganglia, Nagios and other open sources tools
  • Part of the Platform team to support 100+ RHEL, HP/UX, and virtual servers
  • Partner with Networking and Storage teams to innovate and support new technologies
  • Collect and review system data for capacity and planning purposes
  • Work closely with clients to provide technical insight and analytics
  • Develop puppet modules for configuration management
  • Create scripts to improve automated installations and maintenance
  • Provide Operational support including maintenance (software updates), hardware break/fix, and interfacing with vendor tech support
  • Candidate will be 50% on Linux day to day administration, 30% on project based work and 20% on innovation, research and development
Bachelor in a technology field or applicable work experience
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Or email: barryr@brainsworkgroup.com
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