Job Description :
Job Title: Linux Systems Administrator

Job description:
Key responsibilities include performing general server administration tasks, monitoring and optimizing system performance and reliability, operational workflow development, and managing enhancements/upgrades and providing - Various levels of support. Develops and maintain system documentation for Lab/Data Center configuration and customizations.
Lead Technical efforts for software upgrade, patch updates, data migration, for server software.
Apply configuration and tuning standards in accordance with Linux recommendations and client requirements.
Develop and maintain system documentation for server/software configuration and customizations.
Conduct system performance analysis and performance improvements in collaboration with Architects, Engineers and Network Engineer to insure system efficiency.

Minimum 3-5 years experience with Linux server administration.
Expertise in administration of HPC cluster, Lustre, OpenStack cloud, NFV, Big Data hardware and software
Knowledge of computer diagnostics and installation, to include hardware/software troubleshooting and networking
Demonstrated experience working with infrastructure related components such as running network cables, installing servers in equipment racks
Familiarity with the operation and configuration of networking protocols, network interface card installation, switches, routers and similar components
Ability to work in a fast paced environment and offer effective solutions under tight deadlines
Strong problem-solving and root cause analysis skills
Must be capable of lifting 1U and 2U rack mounted servers up to 35 pounds and familiar with the use of Rack Jacks and general data center safety procedures
Follow written and/or - Verbal instructions for custom operating system and application installs
Maintaining and auditing lab assets and routine inventory control
Preferred skills:
Knowledge of data center power system i.e. PDU, 120/240v would be helpful
Knowledge of wire and cable management would be a plus
Knowledge of IP-KVM would be a plus
Years of experience required for this positions: At least five years direct I.T. industry experience