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Richardson Texas - 75 to 115k + Benefits Full Time Posted: Monday, 15 April 2019
Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

Linux Systems Administrator -Perm, Richardson,TX

The IT Services Professional will be a unified support resource in support of all areas of technical support and delivery. These areas will include the traditional domains of system administration, database administration, networking, compliance, and data analysis.

It is expected that the candidate will possess deep expertise in Linux and Infrastructure to include RHEL, OEL, SAN (EMC), and VMware. They will be expected to gain expertise in the others via self-study, mentoring, and task completion. The ideal candidate will be capable of rapidly expanding and improving their skill sets across all domains while contributing to the success of the IT Services team.

Once trained, this position will execute system provisioning, support and troubleshooting. This person will support Linux, Windows, Oracle and SQLserver databases, VMware, and Cisco Networking systems. They will assist with all technical phases of project delivery to include detailed schedule development, individual task contribution, and technical maintenance. They will execute tasks in support of ongoing system operations to include software releases, patching, hardware installation, and disaster recovery testing. They will conduct analysis of data, execute SQL queries, and operate big data analysis tool sets to include Hadoop and ElastiStack. They will support compliance audits.

The position is intern/entry to mid-level and the career path leads to Senior Architect. Position will report to a Team Lead in a given functional domain.

Required Experience:

Essential Functions

Primary role: provide support and administration for server technologies: RHEL/Centos/Oracle Linux. Provision and deploy Linux based OS and VMWare ESXi infrastructure with NAS and SAN storage backends, in both Data Center and Cloud.

Willing to train: provide database administration for Oracle 11/12/18 for very large databases to include backup, standby configuration, snap cloning, tuning, patching and provisioning.

Willing to train: Execute data analysis and reporting on large and small data sets using SQL and Excel. Learn and use Big Data Tools like Jaspersoft, Kibana, Elastistack, Kafka, and Machine Learning.

Willing to train: Install and Configure Cisco Networking hardware and software. Install and configure third party tools like Imperva, Palo Alto, New Relic, and Zenoss.

Willing to train: Execute software deployments and support development team resolution of issues in all environments.

Willing to train: Execute minor and major system revamps, system go lives, and regular site switchovers.

Required: create and maintain documentation as it relates to system configuration, compliance, mapping, processes, and service records.

Competencies (knowledge, skills and abilities the person needs to do the job)

  • Must demonstrate proficiency in a subject matter area
  • Must possess excellent speaking, writing, and reading skills
  • Must be disciplined and persistent
  • Must be capable of taking direction from peers and leaders to improve performance
  • Must be an excellent learner and curious, with an eye for detail
  • Must a team player with good collaboration skills

Work Environment (outside, indoors, noise level, lighting or other work conditions)

Work will be primarily performed indoors in varied settings like work stations, server rooms and conference rooms.

Physical Demands (like bending, sitting, kneeling, lifting, driving etc.)

  • The ability to sit or stand for periods up to 4 hours.
  • Requires occasional lifting of equipment up to 20 pounds.

Required Education and Experience

Four (4) year college degree and significant work experience.

OR, Equivalent work experience or self-taught (with demonstrable mastery) in Linux, SAN, and VMware.


ETC offers free life and disability insurance, a 401k plan with a 4% company match (100% vested after 2 years) as well as comprehensive health benefits.

Richardson Texas, United States of America
75 to 115k + Benefits
Wiley Flowers
4/15/2019 8:05:35 AM

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