Linux Systems Admin

  • Meta Horizon
  • Westlake, TX
  • Jul 17, 2017
Linux Systems Architect

Job Description

Client is looking to hire a Linux Systems Administrator with Cloud/DevOps experience for a 12 month contract to support the cloud solutions team at their end client site.  The consultant will be responsible for hands-on provisioning of services, monitoring, upgrading hardware and software, as well as configuration management.  The Admin will also be responsible for working to integrate all Linux-based machines into a global Active Directory.

The Systems Administrator will be performing standard administration tasks like packaging, operating system installs, and patch management.  They will also provide UNIX support.  The consultant will also be working with the Engineering teams who develop tools in Puppet, Ruby, and Bash to automate UNIX. 

 

The Linux Systems Administrator will also be working with the Engineering teams to design Linux and cloud solutions on OpenStack.  They will be responsible for orchestration using puppet and Ansible.

 

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years’ experience as a Linux Administrator
  • Experience with automated configuration management – Puppet and Ansible is highly preferred
  • Programming/scripting skills for automation with as many of the following as possible; Ruby, Bash, Pyhton, etc
  • Experience in virtualization technologies, such as KVM, Open Stack & VMware
  • Must be able to work in the US without sponsorship

 

Desired Skills:

  • Docker experience
  • Jenkins and Chef experience

Work Authorization

US Citizens Only, Green Card