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Title: Senior Linux Admin posted on 2014-04-01 09:00:47
*Position:* Sr Linux Administrator/Server Administrator
*Location:* Allentown, PA
*Duration:* 13 months contract
*LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY ONLY U.S.CITIZEN OR GC*
This position will be a part of the Server Administration team who are
responsible for providing operational support for the Linux/Unix
infrastructure that makes up the private cloud that hosts PPL's business
application environment. The primary hosting platform runs on HP C7000
blade enclosures however support will be required for our legacy PA-RISC
and Dell x86 hardware.
Primary job responsibilities include server operating system setup,
administration, troubleshooting and performing server migrations to our
private cloud as part of our data center migration (both P2V and V2V
experience required). In addition, this position will support the
deployment of Red Hat Satellite into the environment.
Additional responsibilities include performing storage provisioning, zoning
and troubleshooting of server storage issues as required and providing
secondary support for Windows operating system where possible
The successful candidate will be a motivated, self-directed team player who
can bring second and third level technical experience into the team and
provide a can-do attitude.
Job Requirements: *Required Qualifications*:
1. Five plus (5+) years of hands-on technical experience in an enterprise
server environment of 500+ servers
2. Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills as well as the
ability to think strategically
3. Strong written and verbal communications as well as interpersonal skills.
4. On-call support 24x7 as required along with evening and weekend work
5. Must be able to achieve and maintain the required NERC-CIP, Nuclear Data
Access, and other corporate or departmental certifications, training,
and/or clearances needed to have appropriate accesses to the PPL environment
These are listed in order of importance, but note that not all
qualifications are required in order to be considered for the position:
1. Technical knowledge and experience with Red Hat Linux (5.x, 6.x) and/or
HP-UX 11.x and secondary skills in the Windows OS environment (Windows
2003, 2008 and 2012) is preferable
2. Experience deploying and working with Red Hat Satellite, Centrify or
other LDAP integration tools for Linux is preferred.
3. Experience working with HP blade enclosures (C7000, 460c) and boot from
4. Ability to perform storage provisioning, zoning, troubleshooting of the
storage/SAN environment and perform performance analysis on a storage/SAN
environment (IBM SVC, IBM XiV, IBM Storewize V7000)
5. Experience with VMWare ESX 5.0 and 5.1 clustered environments including
HA and DR experienceI expect to have the formal RFP out this week for an
opening on my Infrastructure Operations team at PPL, but because of the
immediate need, I wanted to give everyone a chance to get your resumes in
for my position early as I need to act fast to fill this role.
The RFP will be for a Sr Linux Administrator with the formal requirements
attached, but this is what I need in your candidates in a more candid form:
Technically sound in the setup, configuration and troubleshooting of Red
Hat Linux 5.x and 6.x and some experience with other Unix flavors
(preferably HP-UX, but Unix is Unix.)
Understands storage and SAN configurations enough to troubleshoot problems
related to Linux blades, boot from SAN and multipathing as well as
HP blade chassis experience. I mean real experience working on them, not
just giving me the information from the HP website.
Experience with Red Hat Satellite or other automation tools and experience
with any LDAP adapter to AD from Linux
Ability to document and create new processes and procedures to drive
efficiencies by thinking out of the box
Real experience with VMWare ESX. Our environment will be 80%+ virtual in
the next year, this is critical.
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