Information Technology

Employment TYPE

Contract

LOCATION

New Bern, North Carolina

DATE POSTED

April 12, 2019

INDUSTRY

Information Technology

POSITION(S)

1

SALARY

Negotiable

Job# J483

Linux Sys Admin

About The Opportunity

The NC needs an expert level Red Hat Enterprise Linux system admin on an as-needed basis to assist in maintaining their Linux environment. Most work to be performed remotely but some onsite work may be needed for required instances

Job Description

  • Day to day support is not required. The contractor will be utilized as requirements materialize throughout the period of performance.
  • It is anticipated that the majority of services will be delivered via remote access, but onsite support will be required during a one-day initial system orientation session and anytime the required support cannot be delivered remotely.
  • The City will make every effort to schedule support sessions in advance, but there may be instances in which emergent issues force us to request support with little or no advance notice.
  • Requirement
  • Our requirement is for an expert level Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrator with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience. Preferably, a significant amount of this experience will be with Red Hat Enterprise Linux versions 5.10 and 6.7.
  • The required services could potentially include any system administration task, but the anticipated most common needs will be as follows. These tasks are not listed in any particular order.
  • Installation of operating system security patches
  • User account management
  • Installation/configuration of backup agent software
  • Log review & analysis
  • Troubleshooting/resolving operating system malfunctions and performance issues
  • File and directory permissions management
  • Scheduling cron jobs
  • Shell scripting
  • Expansion of disk volume sizes
  • Working with Oracle DBA personnel to resolve problems that overlap the operating system and database environments
  • Though not required, some experience with Oracle and Oracle Application Server will be considered a plus.
  • Technical Environment
  • The Linux servers for which this support will be provided host the City’s Oracle-based financial, human resources, payroll, and utility billing systems. They are scheduled to be replaced by a new ERP system over the next two years. No major upgrades of their operating systems or Oracle are planned during that time, and only security patches which are absolutely necessary will be installed.
  • The servers are virtual machines, hosted on VMWare.
  • Server 1
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.10
  • Oracle 11.2.0.3
  • Oracle 11.2.0.4
  • Server 2
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.10
  • Oracle 11.2.0.3
  • Oracle 11.2.0.4
  • Server 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7
  • Oracle 12.1.0.2
  • Server 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7
  • Oracle 12.1.0.2
  • The City will maintain Red Had Enterprise Linux subscriptions for these servers. We will also maintain Extended Lifecycle support for the two RHEL 5.10 servers.

Required Skills

  • Expert level Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administration Required 5 Years
  • Experience with the Installation of operating system security patches Required 5 Years
  • Experience with user account management Required 5 Years
  • Experience troubleshooting/resolving operating system malfunctions and performance issues Required 5 Years
  • Experience with Shell scripting Required 5 Years
  • Experience with Linux v5.10 Required
  • Experience with Linux v6.7 Required

Duration

4 Months

Please Contact me to discuss the hiring process!

Drake Jones

Sr. Executive Recruiter
Contact: (310) 929-8421 Ext: 105
Email: drake.jones@staffactory.com

Hi! My name is Drake. I love to help our placed consultants when they face any problem. Not only this, I work with consultants who have applied for any job with us and introduced them to our company culture. Additionally, I make sure that I do telephonic follow-ups with all the consultants working with us and let them know about the current status of their applications. I also make sure that our consultants are happy with the results.