Job Requisition Details

Last updated on 05/22/2018

Linux Administrator Richmond, VA

Job Description

Job summary

Perform server hardware and OS support, Server Administration duties primarily for Red Hat Linux. Perform script development and disk space management as needed. Provide technical support for software application developers, database administrators, and other IT support staff. General Satellite (patching) experience is a bonus. General NAS/SAN administration knowledge is also a bonus.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems
  • Knowledge, skills and abilities, as well as 2 years’ experience in server/storage technology – including:

- Linux server Operating System administration

- Red Hat Satellite

- VMWare

- NAS/SAN storage concepts/administration including NetApp Ontap

- General TCP/IP network knowledge
- General IT Linux security knowledge


Primary duties and responsibilities:

  • Ability to build multiple servers at the same time following procedures
  • Interface with clients and run patch jobs via Satellite
  • Perform advanced troubleshooting and diagnostics, dealing with various issues submitted by clients in client’s ticketing system
  • Maintain HP Server Hardware

o   Installation of rack mount server hardware in standard 80 inch racks within the confined spaces of computer rooms including:

  •   Installation of memory, CPU, Disk drives and other server hardware
  •   Ability to lift at least 40 pounds and work from a step ladder at heights up to 96” to reach cable raceways
  • Maintain Operating Systems software and Applications:
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
    • RHEL storage configuration, including SAN and NAS technology
    • Script development – languages such as shell, Python, & Ansible
    • RHEL Satellite configuration and channel update (bonus)
    • VMWare (bonus)
    • Unitrends disk based backup (bonus)
    • NetApp Ontap (bonus)