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Linux Administrator / SME in Mount Arlington, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Need at least for 24-28 hours per week but may also consider cds who can do close to 40 hours

Hilton needs a Linux SME to help them migrate 15 windows servers to Linux.

This candidate will also make recommendations on tools and hardware.

The team currently has a deep knowledge of Oracle but little in Linux

They would like to have Oracle run on Linux. Candidate will need to have this experience

Applications are written in ASP and ASP.Net

Knowledge transfer of how to set up Linux boxes, why they are set up that way and how they are configured is key

Simplify the configuration and streamline process while training the current team on processes

Current Environment

Currently 15 Oracle Databases, largest is 1.6 Tb
Oracle 10
Running on Win 2008R, HP DL380 Gen 8&9 (fully loaded)
On-Prem (at Colocation), physical machines, NO cloud/virtual
Uptime is critical, 6 hr/week maint window
Large weekly refreshes of 500 Gb files to multiple DBs

Candidates will:

Looking to migrate all DB servers to linux
Either Oracle Red Hat, or Oracle "Unbreakable"
Or recommendation on better flavor

Looking for a senior linux system admin to:
Provide guidance, best-practices with linux configuration, set-up, and implementation
With respect to Oracle Database machines
Integration/Communications in Windows AD & linux hybrid environment
Lead in development of security practices with respect to linux/network
Troubleshooting in a linux environment
Recommend and implement system monitoring tools, methods, techniques
Knowledge Transfer to existing staff
Continued linux support as needed