180187 - System Administrator 3
Baton Rouge
$33.85 to $36.92 DOE
4 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a System Administrator 3 for an opportunity in Baton Rouge, LA.

Responsible for installation, configuration, administration, support and maintenance of production, and development environments. Duties include upgrading to newer operating system, tuning current systems, allocating storage space, and implementing critical system and application patches.
Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, system and key processes, reviewing system and application logs.
Provide on-site daily operations support for current and future systems. Perform infrastructure (security, software, and storage) installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
Design, implement and maintain the core infrastructure.
Recommend and participate in the discussions for technology upgrade/changes, and the required software and hardware requirements, advantages and impacts on the organization.
Write or modify scripts to automate processes.
Ensure systems meet security requirements and policies.
Active monitoring of the overall IT systems to ensure availability and high performance of delivered IT services.
Provide technical support for complex hardware and software issues that may arise.
Develop and maintain operational, configuration, and other system documentation.

Candidate must be a Certified Linux Administrator / Engineer (SCA, RHCSA, LPIC-1, Linux+).
RPM and package installation experience (Zypper / Yum).
Possess a solid working knowledge of LDAP, DNS, TLS, Load Balancers, and Firewalls.
Strong administration skills with the ability to solve complex problems.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Scripting development experience.
Knowledge of network communications.
Basic understanding of SAN/NAS storage and Logical volume management.
Ability to remain composed when providing emergency response.
Solid organization abilities and aptitude to work independently and with a team.
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
Certified Linux Engineer / Architect (SCE/SEA, RHCE/RHCA, LPIC-2/3).
Ability to communicate complex technical information verbally and in writing.
Web Server administration experience (Apache, Jboss, and WebSphere).
Ansible knowledge and experience.
Monitoring administration (Nagio, Splunk, and Icinga).
NIST Publication 1075 Security Guideline implementation experience.
Experience administering enterprise Linux environments (SLES or RHEL) on x86 and z/VM.

High School degree/GED is required.
School must be accredited.

5/40 workweek

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Brenda Ramirez-Velez
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x256 or (800) 927-9318 x256

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.