UNIX System Administrator
November 12, 2016

A UNIX System Administrator job in Memphis TN is available courtesy of Modis Engineering and Technology on a contract to hire basis. To be considered for this position you must possess a Bachelors degree in Computer Science or a related field along with 5 or more years of related experience and must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card holder available for W2 and have maintained a US residence the past five years.

Job Description:
Leads, advises, and collaborates with technical personnel on the conceptualization, development and implementation of a broad range of technical areas related to information systems and support. Performs high-level system design and analysis and directs technical strategies for accomplishing new objectives. Plans support strategies for UNIX systems, middleware tools, GIS infrastructure, and customer applications.

Day-To-Day Responsibilities:

Develop and lead the implementation of technical services support solutions.
Collaborate with development groups on system designs, improvements, and implementations.
Evaluate new technology solutions and develop hardware/software recommendations.
Develop and monitor standards and best practices for allocation and use of computing resources.

Required Skills:

BS in Computer Science, MIS related field or equivalent experience.
Ten years IS experience including five years experience in the development, testing, implementation and support of large scale computer systems
Five years UNIX/Linux Systems Administrator experience supporting medium to large development, test, and production environments
Knowledge and experience with the Linux OS, kernel, patching, and software management.
Working knowledge of networking services such as: NFS, DNS, LDAP, NTP, Samba, etc.
Experience scripting in Bash, KSH, AWK, Perl, Python, etc.
Experience developing and implementing process improvements and automated solutions.
Experience with system design, implementation, and support of highly-available custom applications.
Must be US Citizen or Green Card Holder and must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance.

Desired Skills:

Experience with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), Apache HTTP Server, Apache Tomcat, Adobe ColdFusion, and ESRI ArcGIS.
Experience with GIS products/technologies.
Experience with HA, virtualization, and cloud/elastic solutions.
Experience with stress testing and performance metrics collection and analysis.

This position will require the ability to pass a federal agency specific background check. U.S.residency restrictions will apply. (U.S. Citizen or Green Card Holder availble for W2 required). Must have US residence for past five years.

If you are interested in this UNIX System Administrator job opportunity in Memphis, TN then please click APPLY NOW. You may also contact me at my number (615) 944-4905 or email me at Kathy.Wheeler@modis.com.

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