Linux/VMWare System Administrator



Posted Under: Syracuse, New York jobs in IT / Software / Systems; IT / Software / Systems jobs in zipcode 13201
Posted On: 2017-11-20 22:00:00

<span>Job Title: Linux/VMWare Administrator, Syracuse NY<br>&nbsp;<br>Our client, a growing fun company to work for based here in Syracuse, New York, is seeking to grow their Linux / VMware Administration team.<br>&nbsp;<br>We are searching for a full-time Linux / VMware Administrator to help them architect and maintain our infrastructure. The Senior Linux / VMware System Administrator works with a team of motivated, articulate and knowledgeable IT professionals. &nbsp;The Senior Linux System Administrator must be familiar with VMware and Linux operating systems and software, able to provide sound proofs-of-concepts, willing to perform cross-functional duties as necessary to aid the team, and have a proven history of creating tools and automating routine IT/Business tasks.<br>&nbsp;<br>Responsibilities:<br>&nbsp;<br>Responsibilities include, but are not exclusive to, the administration, support, and maintenance of the following:<br>&nbsp;<br>&bull;VMware administration including host installation and configuration, guest provisioning and maintenance activities.<br>&bull;Storage network administration and maintenance.<br>&bull;System administration, performance tuning, monitoring, maintaining fault tolerance, account management for internal and lab environments.<br>&bull;OS installation, support, performance tuning, monitoring, applying service packs, etc.<br>&bull;End user support for system infrastructure (server and network)<br>&bull;Proactive monitoring of server systems (e.g. uptime, failover, anti-viral, anti-spamming, etc.)<br>&bull;Maintain and support backups for servers and clients<br>&bull;Participate in long-term strategies for IT<br>&bull;Writing of tools, scripts, etc., as necessary to aid the team<br>&bull;Receiving, racking, cabling and installation of new systems to be built and put into service<br>&bull;On-call as needed to aid the team<br>&bull;Support miscellaneous systems as necessary to aid the team<br>&nbsp;<br>Qualifications:<br>&bull; Bachelors degree or 4 years of relevant work experience and/or relevant certifications<br>&bull; At least 7 years experience working as a Linux Administrator<br>&bull; Automation experience with Chef or Puppet required<br>&bull; Server related technology (e.g. RAID systems, backups, SAN, etc.), EMC experience a big plus<br>&bull; Demonstrated experience with web and application servers<br>&bull; Expert level VMware experience<br>&bull; Security experience with local/networked file systems, IPSEC, VPN, SAMBA<br>&nbsp;<br>&bull; Demonstrated experience with performance monitoring, tuning, and troubleshooting<br>&bull; Scripting and/or automation skills<br>&bull; Knowledge/experience with TCP/IP, UDP, IP ROUTING, SSH/SFTP/SCP, DNS, NFS, LDAP, FTP, SMTP, NIS<br>&nbsp;<br>&bull; Strong technical and analytical skills<br>&bull; Highly organized, able to multi-task, the ability to work individually, within a team, and with other groups<br>&bull; Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written across all user levels<br>&nbsp;<br>Apply today for this Unix / VMware Systems Administrator job here in Syracuse, New York or call Susan Duenkel at 315-233-4067 to learn more.<br>&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;<br></span>