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Intermediate Systems Administrator

La Vergne, TN 37086

Post Date: 07/13/2018 Job ID: 1490

Intermediate Systems Administrator

Job Summary:  Administers, installs, configures, and maintains Linux operating systems, Vmware, and related software. Evaluates system specifications, input/output processes and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.  Recognizes and troubleshoots operational problems with server hardware, operating sytem, hypervisor, and application software.  Assesses implementation strategy and establishes related procedures for management review.

Essential Duties:
  • Carries out operating system management, configuration management, disaster recovery management, troubleshooting, preventative and corrective maintenance, and performance monitoring and enhancement implementation
  • Ensures that operating systems, Vmware, and server hardware are compliant with established configuration guidelines
  • Assists senior admin(s) in Identifying or building, and implementing automation tools to maintain an efficient and standards-based environment
  • Provides technical support for the planning, investigation, prototype, testing, implementation, and operational phases for the integration of services, systems, and applications within a network of multi-platform clients
  • Assists senior admin(s) in documenting team processes and implementations for project approval and ongoing operational support
  • Diagnoses hardware and software problems, recommends solutions, and performs necessary system repairs
  • Provides backup services to servers and functions as a line of defense against intrusion and inadvertent system damage
  • Researches, analyzes, recommends, and implements security strategies as required
  • Schedules, coordinates, and performs installations of hardware, software, and operating system upgrades, changes, and configurations
  • Interacts with peers on other platform teams to establish standards and promote a unified environment, where practical
  • Provides on-call support for problem resolution
  • Serves as an information resource for the acquisition, installation, and support of new applications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Experience with Linux and Vmware
  • Scripting experience with Python, Perl, Bash, KSH, and/or Ruby
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Experience designing and implementing an enterprise Linux and Vmware environment
  • Experience with network concepts and architecture
  • Experience with middleware

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’ s degree in IT, Computer Science or related field or directly related year to year experience
  • 5 years progressive experience in Linux
  • 5 years progressive experience in Vmware
  • 5 years experience in computer system evaluation, integration, installation, operational administration and support


Amy Watson
Senior Technical Recruiter

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