Job ID: 1925717
Location: ANAHEIM, CA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 25, 2019
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Shift: Day Job
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Teleworking: No
The Sr Linux Administrator reports directly to the Infrastructure Service Delivery Manager and will support the Anaheim-based customer’s Server, Storage and Compute Infrastructure. The Sr Linux Administrator will work with the Infrastructure SDM, City IT staff and SAIC Remote Support teams to ensure that the storage, backups, data protection (offsite and DR), Linux and VMWare environments are all functioning and meeting service level requirements. In addition, the Sr Linux Administrator will make recommendations around life cycle management, capacity planning and reporting.
Manage and maintain the operation of all of the server and associated devices in use at the City including ensuring uptime, capacity planning, life cycle management and making recommendations on how to improve performance and availability.
Install, configure, patch, monitor and maintain Linux physical or virtual servers, troubleshoot problems, and repair server hardware
Maintain, update VMware infrastructure, guests and gold image templates
Lifecycle management and technology refresh planning for operating systems and hardware within the City’s Data Center
Inventory and ensure accuracy of records in Service Now (CMDB) and provide support for quarterly auditing
Ensure daily backups, offsite storage and infrastructure (capacity, licensing) are meeting best practices and our defined service level requirements
Ensure storage is available, operating optimally and that capacity reports are being provided to SAIC leadership on a weekly and monthly basis.
Perform routine and advanced system administration duties in a linux environment including configuration, supporting database operations, patching and troubleshooting performance and/or associated application issues as directed
Installs and secures new servers, and maintains the server infrastructure and all forms of systems that support the Data Center environment including cabling, power, space planning, cooling management and all other dimensions in a large, complex environment
Documents standard operating procedures and recommend updates to optimize service delivery in alignment with ITIL best practices
Documents and implements change requests; evaluate change requests for potential enterprise wide impacts
Provides occasional off-hours remote support for planned maintenance work, unplanned support issues, or to meet customer SLAs. May occasionally require on-site work at a data center during off-hours
Demonstrated ability to design high-level and detailed infrastructure architecture of Linux-based solutions such as mySQL, VMware, CentOS, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Bachelors of Science (B.S.) or Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or Management Information Systems and five (five) years or more of related experience; Masters and three (3) years or more of related experience.
Experience in process enhancement, developing and implementing policies and procedures for the Operations team based on ITIL and PMP principals
Must possess strong written and verbal communicators, able to communicate with team members, management personnel, and end users throughout the organization.
Demonstrable experience with one or more of the following:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Samba and Samba Integrations
DNS / Dynamic DNS
HP Proliant Servers
Data Center Operations
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