IBM Senior UNIX Administrator - Radford, VA in New York, New York
The infrastructure running industries likes transportation, energy, insurance, banking or healthcare is quickly changing as the world’s relationship with technology evolves. Companies have more choices than ever before between on-premise, off-premise, or a hybrid approach. Our Infrastructure Specialists are responsible for keeping up with these latest and greatest of these changes and using their expertise to deliver solutions that meet the needs of our customers and products.
Your Role and Responsibilities
This position is for a Systems Administrator for a mixed and growing environment of Red Hat Enterprise Linux/Oracle Enterprise Linux and Solaris UNIX. This position will work with the existing UNIX team to manage, maintain, deploy, troubleshoot and support servers for a mixed customer environment. This position will plan, execute and implement new system hardware and software and create and maintain team technical instructions, operating procedures and policies as needed. This position will need to be adept at monitoring and tuning system performance, ongoing operation of the servers, hardening of the servers and reporting of the overall security and operational status. The position will also recommend improvements to the enterprise, and manage new software/hardware integrations when required. The position will need excellent communication and team skills. This position will provide support towards the lifecycle of a mixed environment of vendor equipment in the datacenter to include firmware version control and periodic preventive maintenance.
Security Clearance: Minimum of DoD Interim Secret Clearance required on Day
Certification required: CompTIA Security+ , CompTIA Linux+ or RHCSA/RHCE
Work location is Radford, VA
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
6 years of experience as a Unix Systems Administrator/Engineer
SELinux – understand the basic and advanced management and configuration of SELinux
Scripting – be able to automate daily tasks when required
Patching – understand how to apply security updates to systems via YUM and RPM
Networking – have demonstrated experience using VLANs, troubleshooting tools such as ip, netstat, ss and telnet as well as how to harden a system using firewalld/iptables and hosts.allow
User Management – be able to manage a large pool of local users through the command line
System Hardening – have exposure to or understanding of the DISA STIG or its commercial equivalent and be able to demonstrate experience in system hardening and auditing
Certifications Required: CompTIA Security+ (on Day 1), CompTIA Linux+ or RHCSA/RHCE
Security Clearance: Minimum of DoD Interim Secret Clearance required on Day 1
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
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