Linux Administrator
Rio Rancho , New Mexico
October 22, 2017
*** Please note the job site for this position is out of Albuquerque, NM. We're listing Rio Rancho, NM in an attempt to connect with individuals that have ties to the general Albuquerque area. ***

Value For Employees:

Candidates will have the opportunity to get a Q clearance which will then make them very marketable in the future. Our client works with cutting edge technology and Sandia National labs is one of the best places to work in the country. They place heavy emphasis on work life balance and offer a 9/80 schedule. Candidates would get to work with technically brilliant co-workers.

Top Three Skills:

1) 6 Years of Linux Administration
2) 6 Years of RedHat or Ubuntu Experience
3) 5+ Years of scripting experience (Ex. Perl, Kornshell, bash JavaScript. )

Experience troubleshooting Vlans and Subnets is a huge plus.

Job Description:

Our client has an opening for an experienced Linux Engineer that has experience with all dimensions of Linux Servers in a large, complex environment. The responsibilities include designing, building, integrating and all other activities large Linux systems in a highly classified and very large, highly virtualized Linux environment. The primary duties include designing and managing the Red Hat Linux servers supporting a variety of complex and large services. The position requires knowledge/experience of all the different aspects both hardware and software of the Linux environment as well as supporting all types of services and integration of the services into the environment. The role will also be expected to resolve new problems as the technologies are deployed that will require creative solutions. The position is on a large team and will be supporting the services for a large customer.

Additional Information:

* Must be able to make sure production is up and running. Managing tickets and addressing. (10%)
* Upgrading and developing new systems (75%)
* Finding solutions to complex issues and working with vendors to address issues. (5%)

Work Environment:

* Busy
* Realistic Group
* Collaborative Group

Business Challenge:

Currently, DOE is doing a lot of R&D and they need to ensure that they have the proper infrastructure to support that research.

Non-Technical Skills:

* Someone who can work in a team environment, not a "Lone Wolf"
* Quick learner- someone who can be ramped up quickly
* Passionate about the technology- Love what they do and Love working with Linux
* Strong Communicator
* Must be able to get an SCI

About TEKsystems:

Join TEKsystems®, a leading IT staffing, IT talent management and IT services firm, and get your career on the fast track. We have more than 100 offices worldwide, and we partner with over 6,000 clients and place over 80,000 consultants per year. At TEKsystems, we seek to understand our consultants' skills, goals and interests, allowing us to present targeted job opportunities on a contract, contract-to-hire or direct placement basis. TEKsystems' leadership in the market stems from our sincere and personal commitment to driving the success of our customers, consultants and each other.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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A little about us:
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