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Senior Linux System Administrator

Company: Ecs
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

ECS is a federal contractor. As such, we are subject an Executive Order requiring all employees of federal contractors to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Therefore, by applying for this position, you understand that you will be required to verify that you have been, or will be, fully vaccinated by December 8, or to verify that you cannot be vaccinated due to a legally recognized exception to the vaccine mandate set forth in the Executive Order. Note: An individual is not considered to be fully vaccinated until two weeks after receiving the second vaccine dosage in a vaccine regimen involving two vaccines. The above does not apply to personnel applying to United States Postal Service positions, however, as an ECS employee you will be required to complete the ECS COVID-19 survey to be compliant with Executive Order 14024. ECS is seeking a Senior Linux System Administrator to work in our Albuquerque, NM office. Job Description: In this position you will work with the Science & Engineering Computing Environment Services group which provides computing capabilities and in-depth support for scientific and engineering applications. The team builds and maintains user environments, delivers subject matter expert support, and application-level software and tools to the scientific and engineering communities. In this position you will: Perform Linux Administration duties Perform installations and patching of Linux operating systems Assist customers with the installation and updates of applications Install software and troubleshoot software install issues Monitor systems and preform hardware troubleshooting, tracking, resolution, and routine maintenance and security updates Perform system backups and provide data recovery To accomplish this, you will need an extensive background in Linux server administration and issue resolution along with strong hardware/software troubleshooting skills. Experience with Bash shell scripting. Experience/knowledge working with Containers. And finally, knowledge and understanding of best practices and IT operations. Required Skills: BS/BA degree with a minimum two years' experience with Linux administration and troubleshooting Proven track record of problem solving using strong critical thinking, analytical and troubleshooting skills Strong technical aptitude and ability to research and solve complex issues independently Minimum two years' experience with Linux (RedHat or Ubuntu) and are capable of OS installation, network configuration, and package/patch management Working knowledge and experience with bash shell scripting and other languages (python, Perl, or Ruby) Ability to work seamlessly within a team as an active contributor Strong verbal and written customer service and communications skills Knowledge of, and desire to follow IT Operations best practices and procedures such as issue management and incident response Familiar with information security best practices Desired Skills: Experience writing documentation for internal processes and customer facing products and services ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans. ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3000+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American Jobble

Keywords: Ecs, Albuquerque , Senior Linux System Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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