Job Description :
The Linux System Administrator position will provide a high level of technical support for Linux system hardware, operating system and system software. This position would also assist with network administration functions and assure adequate connectivity to the network.


Handle server/ software installations, upgrades, configuration and administration of the Linux 64 bit cluster systems.
Monitor, analyze and tune system for performance.
Capacity planning.
Coordinate service level management and hardware maintenance/ installation.
Troubleshoot hardware, software and network issues. Determine areas requiring maintenance, repairs and upgrades.


A minimum of five (5) years of experience with providing system administration in a Linux large scale Enterprise environment is required.
In-depth working knowledge and experience with the Linux operating system is required.
Experience in planning, designing, configuring, patching, tuning and troubleshooting servers within a VMWare based architecture.
Experience with Linux Cluster Services.
Experience with Puppet Enterprise solutions.
Experience with Enterprise monitoring tools.
Experience with Enterprise logging and log analysis tools.
Strong Shell scripting experience is required.
Experience with network protocols (ICMP, IGMP, UDP, TCP) is required.
Working knowledge of Yum and RPM patching methodology.
Experience with server backup and recovery tools; TSM is preferred.
Working knowledge of Brocade fiber switches.
Working knowledge and experience with IBM SAN attached storage is required.
Working knowledge and experience with IBM’s SRDF replication technology is required.
Experience with large-scale Oracle/PeopleSoft 9.1 or higher environments is preferred.