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Linux Systems Administrator

Kelly Services
Davis, CA 95618
**Kelly IT has an opening for a Linux Systems Administrator to work with our client in Davis, CA**

**Duration: 1 year**


Under general direction of the Supervisor, provide the highest level of technical support for Linux and Unix systems running enterprise critical systems. Analyze, plan, design, develop, test, implement, administer, secure, and troubleshoot servers and associated hardware, operating systems, and software. This position works with a high degree of decision-making autonomy and has high impact as it supports business-critical applications and services.

**Essential Responsibilities:**

+ Expert level systems administration support for our enterprise infrastructure and client hosted systems, including AWS and VMWare virtual hosts

+ Tier-3 technical support on issues related to Linux and Solaris applications and systems

+ Install, upgrade, maintain and support various Linux and Solaris Operating Systems (OS) and provide technical support for various infrastructure and client applications, including Apache, Tomcat, Cold Fusion, Glassfish and Oracle Fusion Middleware

+ System log analysis, monitoring, ensuring security compliance, user management, system backup and recovery

+ Setup, testing, and implementation of new applications

+ Routine patching and systems maintenance on a regular basis

+ Provide leadership, strategic technical architectural planning, primary coordination and communication for one or more enterprise infrastructure services and projects

+ Effectively represent the organization to senior stakeholders

+ Create and maintain scripts to help automate the administration of the enterprise infrastructure and client hosted server environment

+ Develop system scripts to assist in administration of server, application, and user accounts management using a combination of Linux scripting languages, preferably shell, Perl and Python.

+ Configure programmatic access to other resources using technology such as LDAP, SQL, web service calls, and flat-file parsing.

+ Demonstrate excellent communication skills, written and oral.

+ Establish and maintain good working relationships with other technical administrators and vendors.

+ Consult with system managers, application programmers, database administrators and clients on application support, utilities and operations system planning.

+ Provide daily administration and support as needed for host and network security monitoring and assistance to security staff in detection and follow-up to security related incidents for infrastructure

Install, configure, and maintain appropriate security applications for monitoring of security events.


+ Expert-level technical experience with system, hardware, and service administration of a complex distributed and integrated Linux environment

+ Specialized knowledge of one or more enterprise applications, including but not limited to configuration and maintenance of Sendmail, NIS, LDAP, NFS, Apache, Tomcat, MySQL, PHP, Cold Fusion, and other Linux applications

+ Expert-level technical experience installing, configuring, and performance tuning Linux and Solaris systems, both physical and virtual (AWS, VMWare)

+ Experience with configuration management tools, such as Ansible and CFEngine

+ Basic programming experience with Perl, shell scripts, Python, PHP, or similar languages

+ Experience with relational database systems such as Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, and experience with SQL and database performance tuning

+ Experience and skills to assess and implement computer security including the implementation of security standards to both workstations and servers

+ Experience and skill performing needs analysis, system planning, design, procurement, testing, implementation, administration, troubleshooting, problem remediation, documentation and capacity planning in a Linux environment for both Enterprise and client applications with the ability to produce and present project proposals, project plans, service agreements and status reports

+ Skills to learn and understand business needs and apply IT to meet those needs in a supportable manner, understanding the practical implications of the application of information technologies

+ Experience leading and participating in workgroups focusing on the technical aspects of implementing enterprise-wide distributed computing and computing security

+ Experience coordinating complex enterprise projects and services

+ Leadership skills to effectively collaborate with internal and external constituents in a manner to meet unit, department, project, and organizational goals.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ General knowledge of Identity and Access Management concepts

+ Ability to consistently perform technical support and project management of small to medium sized projects with minimal direction

+ Ability to integrate computer and network systems with existing infrastructure, including authentication and directory services

+ Ability to work well independently and as a team

+ Ability to diplomatically give and receive directions and information

+ Ability to assess training needs then develop and teach technical subjects to both technical and non-technical audiences

+ Ability to evaluate new and emerging technologies to advise and implement migrations or transitions from older technologies

+ A degree in Information Technology or a related field.

If you are interested, please email your resume to

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

With Kelly, youll have direct connections to leading IT organizations in the best companies around
the globeoffering you the chance to work on some of todays most intriguing, innovative and high-
visibility projects. In a field where change is the only constant, our connections and opportunities
will help you take your career exactly where you want to go. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100
companies, and more than 3,000 IT hiring managers turn to us each year to access the best talent:
people like you.

Last year we found 8,000 opportunities for IT professionals. Let us help advance your career

**AboutKelly Services** ****

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,
Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is
committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity
is The Law.


Posted: 2019-08-02 Expires: 2019-09-02

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