UNIX/Linux Sr. Systems Administrator

Company Name:
Robert Half Technology
Robert Half Technology is currently hiring a UNIX/Linux Sr. Systems Administrator for a contract to full-time opportunity with a growing company in Greenville, SC. Email your resume directly to charlie. today! The Systems Engineer role is to strategically design and implement enterprise information systems and server architectures that support core organizational functions, and assure their high availability. This individual will gain organizational commitment for all systems and software plans, as well as help evaluate and select all technologies required to execute infrastructure-based initiatives. Additionally, the Systems Engineer provides technical leadership across the organization, from strategic decision making, to project planning to reactive tactical task execution. The successful candidate will evaluate, analyze, design, coordinate testing, integrate, monitor, forecast, and plan capacity of computing resources in the data centers. This position requires design and operational experience in UNIX/Linux and operational experience in Windows 2003/2008 (Active Directory). Role and Responsibilities: 1. Design and implement long-term strategic goals and short-term tactical plans for managing and maintaining corporate Data Center systems running Linux and Windows OS. 2. Develop, document, and communicate plans for investing in systems architecture, including analysis of cost reduction opportunities. 3. Conduct research on emerging technologies in support of systems development efforts, and recommend technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and systems flexibility. 4. Where applicable, design, develop, and oversee implementation of end-to-end integrated systems. 5. Demonstrated experience with providing infrastructure support for the following relational databases: SQL Server, Oracle; Open Source DBs (MySQL, Postgres, Mongo). 6. Engineer, administer, and support complex environments that consist of various operating systems, enterprise storage arrays, virtualized resources, and multiple networks for a customer facing, revenue-dependent infrastructure stack. 7. Optimizing existing computing resources to meet application needs 8. Providing capacity planning recommendations based on metrics to help establish and maintain standards, uniform procedures, and 24/7 service levels across all computing platforms (inclusive of computing platform and current/planned systems technologies) 9. Leveraging the knowledge in planning for process and performance improvement; providing technical consultation to various groups within IT 10. Staying updated with new technologies and best practices; participating as a Subject Matter Expert in enterprise-wide technology change programs having an effect on computing systems infrastructure environment
With more than 100 locations worldwide, Robert Half Technology is a leading provider of IT professionals on a project and full-time basis for initiatives ranging from web development and systems integration to network security and technical support. Through our alliances with industry-leading organizations such as HDI and the Microsoft Partner program, we have access to client companies that other staffing firms don''t. In addition to our free job search services, we provide our candidates with access to free online technical training and a competitive benefits and compensation package. Robert Half Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In 2013, our company once again was listed on FORTUNE magazine''s list of "World''s Most Admired Companies." (March 18, 2013). Apply for this job now or contact our branch office at o learn more about this position. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.
Req ID: 03
Functional Role: Systems Administrator
Country: USA
State: SC
City: Greenville
Postal Code: 29601
Compensation: $42.85 to $46.16 per hour
Requirements: Professional Qualifications and Requirements: 1. Exceptional analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities. 2. Ability to quickly develop an understanding of the organizations goals and objectives. 3. Superior written and oral communication skills. 4. Excellent architecture and technical support documentation skills. 5. Strong interpersonal and consultative skills. 6. Ability to conduct research into emerging technologies and trends, standards, and products as required Technical Qualifications and Requirements: 1. 5-7 years designing UNIX and/or Linux OS based infrastructure for critical applications 2. 5-7 years supporting UNIX/Linux based server environments utilizing SAN attached storage 3. 3-5 years of experience with Windows administration to include Active Directory 4. 3-5 years supporting UNIX/Linux systems for Oracle Database. 5. 2-4 years of experience building and supporting servers in a virtual environment 6. Experience with data protection and server hardening 7. Experience supporting Windows Clustering preferred 8. Experience supporting Windows systems for SQL Server environment preferred 9. Experience working within an ITIL framework preferred 10. Experience working in a PCI-compliant and/or PHI environment is a plus Educational Requirements: Bachelors Degree from an accredited University Industry certifications, preferably UNIX/Linux related; ITIL a plus Email your resume to charlie. today!

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