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Linux System Administrator

Spokane, WA · Information Technology
GreenFoot Technologies is seeking applicants for a Linux System Administrator to support the Linux infrastructure at one of our premier clients.  They will support both physical and virtual Linux servers.

The position supports a wide variety of organizations, projects, and customers. Technical skills are used to plan and implement new servers, as well as, manage them to ensure optimal performance and maximum availability.

You will maintain server security through monitoring, resolving vulnerabilities, and patching servers.  You will assist in establishing Linux minimum security configurations and hardening guidelines. You will fulfill customer requests and resolve incidents submitted through ServiceNow. You will develop or utilize available tools and resources to effectively manage Linux server infrastructure including tools for security and configuration management.

You will be responsible for configuration management and ensure server information is up to date on the organization's management systems. You will develop and maintain documentation for supporting servers and performing standard work. You will install, repair and manage hardware and software to maintain system availability.  You will analyze and virtualize physical Linux servers into the VMWare infrastructure. Also, you will assist with the support the VMWare infrastructure running the virtual Linux servers.

The successful candidate will coordinate and work with all Information Management departments and other external customers. You will work well in teams or independently. You will possess knowledge within the subject area capable of influencing the achievement of important program objectives. Self-motivated and require minimal direction. 



Bachelor's degree plus two years relevant experience or an advanced degree plus 1-year relevant experience or 10 years relevant education/experience instead of a degree.

Redhat Linux server admin skills (4-7 years)
Experience provisioning & administering Linux virtual servers in VMWare (2-3 years)

Experience with virtualizing physical Linux servers
Experience with EMC storage systems 

Special Requirements and/or Training: 
Strong interpersonal and communication skills for working with senior staff and management.
Must be a US Citizen.  Must be able to obtain and maintain a US DOE L-clearance
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