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Requisition Number: 38451
Position Title: Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Location: Bethesda MARYLAND United States
Duration: On-going
Recruiter Name: Praveen Arjunan
Recruiter Email: praveen.a.ilink@tajtech.com

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:
•Hands-on provisioning of services, monitoring, upgrading hardware and software, configuration management, and understanding and maintaining peripheral services and software
•Take direction from the team lead and work within a team-environment to achieve organizational goals
•Provide technical solutions to a wide range of problems and user requests through an established trouble ticketing system.
•Develop and maintain custom tools in Puppet, Python, Perl, Ruby, and Bash to automate the UNIX infrastructure
•Install, configure and maintain CentOS and associated applications in an automated Puppet environment
•Perform standard administration tasks (packaging, OS installs, patch management)
•Provide UNIX support to Client's internal developers and researchers.

Position Requirements:
•Comfortable with the Linux or UNIX CLI
•Resumes should include one to two paragraphs of prose for each position detailing a specific problem that the candidate took ownership for, the solution adopted and how it was implemented
•Demonstrated significant experience in Linux Systems Administration (5+ years)
•Highly versed in Linux administration and best practices
•Knowledge of cloud technologies
•Familiar with enterprise network architectures
•Experience with automated configuration management (Puppet, Chef, etc… Puppet is preferred).
•Fluency in programming/scripting skills for automation in at least two of Bash, Ruby, Python, and Perl
•General understanding of Linux internals (system calls, file systems, processes, etc…)
•General understanding of TCP/IP and related protocols (HTTP, FTP, NFS, etc…)
•Familiarity with large, complex Linux environments
•Comfortable dealing with users with varying levels of IT knowledge
•Team player who is nevertheless able to work with minimum supervision.

Bonus Points
•Experience in a large, highly available Linux environment
•Experience with configuration management tools
•Experience with Git
•Experience supporting large web applications environment (we have 3.5 million users per day)
•Knowledge of cloud technology such as AWS and GCP

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