Jr Linux Administrator in Gainesville, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Maintains and administers all Linux machines within network. Provides the highest levels of machine performance and reliability possible.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

* Assist with support and maintenance of 250+ Redhat Linux Enterprise Servers
* Works with development team to deploy releases to Redhat / Tomcat / Apache
* Identifies and documents processes & procedures in written form
* Works with vendors, application developers, database administrators, system engineers, and other technology groups to resolve problems
* Responsible for Level 1 trouble tickets coming in through the Help Desk
* Support a 24/7 environment with night and/or weekend availability
* Automation and scripting (bash) to ensure repeatable processes and expected behavior from system deployments.

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


* Associate's degree in a related area preferred with at least 2 years of experience in the field or in a related area or a total of 4 years of IT experience.
* 2+ years working with Linux in an enterprise environment
* Experience with deploying web applications behind Apache (Java container experience a plus)
* Red Hat Linux v6/v7 server administration experience (httpd experience is a plus)
* Extensive experience in a command-line Redhat Enterprise Linux environment
* Strong scripting experience with Python, Perl, Bash scripting, etc.
* Experience with Oracle, AMQ, Redis, ELK, VMWare a plus
* Experience with AWS, Terraform, and other cloud technologies.
* Experience with working alongside a development staff, providing both support and systems-level recommendations as needed
* Working knowledge of and hands-on working experience with network configurations, services, routing and related protocols (TCP/IP, SMTP, HTTP, FTP, DNS, DHCP etc...).
* Knowledge of products and tools for all aspects of system management, including backup, network/system monitoring (Nagios/CheckMK a plus), scripting, automation, and security
* Ability to quickly review large amounts of information and make knowledgeable statements regarding noticeable patterns.
* Excellent analytical, documentation and communication skills.
* Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive customer and internal information
* RHCT recommended, RHCE a plus
* Experience with HP Servers a plus
* Visio diagramming skills a plus

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.,) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work is performed in a typical business office environment requiring use of a computer. Work outside of normal schedule may be required to complete projects and meet deadlines. Occasional travel, including overnight travel in-state and out-of-state, may be required at the company's discretion to perform necessary job duties.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate