Job Description :
DirectClient: Texas Department of Motor Vehicles(TXDMV)
Solicitation#TXDMV201701
Title: Linux/Server Administrator
Location: Austin TX
Duration: Until 9/30/2017 with possible 1 year extension

Job Description:
Worker will perform highly complex (senior-level) application deployment and server administration work in support of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV), Information Technology (IT Worker will be responsible for organizing, directing, and managing activities for maintaining software and infrastructure releases. Receive requests from development team. Worker will eEnsure requests are being handled in a timely manner. Prefer strong Java, UNIX and Powershell experience. Experience with Software Development Life Cycle.
Work involves the implementation, maintenance, and monitoring of server hardware, software, coordinating design and installations of hardware/software, service requests, issue resolution, policy development, monitoring, analysis of existing hardware and software, and evaluating potential improvements to the infrastructure, software, and services. May train others. May assign and/or monitor the work of others when leading special projects. Work may require contact with governmental agencies. Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Extensive knowledge of:
Program/project planning, development and management methodologies
Release and incident management procedures
Disaster recovery and business continuity principles and practices
Expert skill in
Analyzing issues, facts and available information to develop logical solutions; researching inconsistencies of facts or data; drawing correct inferences from information and making recommendations that support business decisions
Analyzing and organizing technical data
Designing, installing, and maintaining systems, including software applications
JAVA, Powershell, and Unix scripting
The use and support of applicable computer systems

Proficient skill in:
Assigning, reviewing and monitoring the work of others, including leading projects and project teams; coordinating labor, materials, and equipment; prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
Other Attributes
Shows integrity and ethical behavior; respects confidentiality, business ethics and organizational standards
Exercises logic and reasoning to define problems, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
Maintains composure when handling problems, stressful situations, continuous change or unexpected developments
Responsible for organizing, directing, and managing activities for maintaining software and infrastructure releases
Monitors and manages day-to-day operation of servers and software, ensuring service level agreement (SLA) compliance, policy and procedure development, including performing scheduled tasks and special projects.
Essential Duties
Responsible for TxDMV server environment (Windows/Linux/AIX) including, but not limited to, design, installation, support, and configuration of physical and virtual (VMware) servers and appliances.
Analyzes and troubleshoots logs and tracks the nature and resolution of problems; monitors usage to ensure security of data and access privileges.
Coordinates and performs testing of vendor hardware and software.
Keeps current regarding relevant hardware/software products for system enhancements; researches and recommends network and server hardware and software as well as improvements for policies, procedures, and processes.
Participates in network system testing and validation of the Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) and Business Continuity Plan (BCP); provides input and feedback to DRP and BCP activities.
Assists with the development and maintenance of Server documentation for procedures and processes.
May provide on-the-job training for Server Administrators in the operation, installation, and maintenance of the Server environment.
May administer Active Directory, end user accounts, profiles, file sharing, access privileges and security; Internet/Intranet support; network and remote connectivity hardware/software support.
May provide Internet/Intranet Support; network and remote connectivity hardware/software support.
May maintain e-mail accounts; anti-spam and anti-virus servers; updating anti-virus definition files; voicemail and call features; Storage Area Networks (SAN
Performs other job-related duties as assigned

II. WORKER SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Requirements:
Years Skills/Experience
5 Linux/Redhat administration- NIS,NFS, shell scripting, performance tuning, monitoring, backups, patching, system diagnostic, package management
5 Strong JAVA development
5 Tomcat, WAS, Apache, Websphere
5 Cron jobs, batch jobs
3 JIRA, Jama, Confluence, Bamboo, Fisheye, Subversion – installation, configuration, updates and patching.

Preferences:
Years Skills/Experience
Degree Bachelor''s degree in computer science, computer information systems, management information systems, business administration, public administration, or a related field, plus five (5) years of experience in server administration. Experience and education may be substituted for one another. (Experience requirements may be satisfied by full-time experience or the prorated part-time equivalent
3 AIX administration
3 Xwindows/X11
3 VMware / vSphere
3 Web Server and HTTP Administration