April 30th, 2019

Systems Administrator

Categories: IT
Locations: Las Vegas-NV

The Systems Administrator will manage a range of IT systems with a particular focus on Cloud and IasS Providers, VMWare, Proxmox, Linux, Security, Networking and Storage. As a Production System Administrator, you will be responsible for building and maintaining local and remote systems and networks, ensuring data integrity, securing the platform and ensuring a high level of availability.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for latency, availability, performance, efficiency, change management, monitoring, emergency response, and capacity planning of the production infrastructure 
  • Monitor, troubleshoot, administer and tune hosted applications, operating systems, network, and hardware in local and other remote locations as required.
  • Plan and execute installations, upgrades & testing of system/network hardware, hosted applications and third party software and/or tools
  • Analyze and resolve system problems and outages 
  • Ensure a 99.99% update of the production environment
  • Perform system security administration and hardening 
  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures and ensure help desk requests are recorded and tracked in detail 
  • Provide on-call 24×7 support for all hosted Systems/Networks in rotation with other staff
  • Report and coordinate resolution of system/network problems with hosting team and clients.

Qualifications

  • Diploma of Technology, Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or an equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience administering a complex IT environment 
  • Advanced knowledge of VMware Server/ESX and Virtual Centre
  • Advanced knowledge of Redhat, Centos and Ubuntu
  • Expert knowledge of TCP/IP Networks, Routing/Switching/VLAN, JunOS, OSPF and BGP
  • Expert knowledge of DNS using BIND and Unbound
  • Intermediate knowledge of Ansible and or Chef  
  • Intermediate programing knowledge using python, php, ruby, powershell and bash scripting.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Prometheus, SNMP, NetFlow and Icinga
  • Intermediate knowledge of OpenVPN or FreeIPA deployed using 2 Factor authentication
  • Intermediate knowledge of Postgres and MongoDB
  • Ability to communicate complex subjects to a variety of audiences ranging from management to technical staff 
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
  • Proactive, can-do attitude
  • The ability to travel internationally on a short-term project basis

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