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Linux Systems Administrator

Kelly Services
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Kelly is seeking a Datacenter Support Engineer for our client. This 18-month assignment offers competitive pay and great benefits.


Pay: $Flexible (W-2)


Contract Length: 18-Month contract role


Location: Hillsboro, OR - Remote to start; will need to go onsite as needed


**Job Description:**


Perform general server administration tasks; monitoring and optimizing system performance and reliability, operational workflow development, and managing enhancements/upgrades and providing various levels of support. The CW will be working with an ops support team that administers Linux and Windows systems for software development. Shifting demands and priorities abound. Fast task turnaround is the priority.


**Responsibilities:**


+ Develop and maintain system documentation for Lab/Data Center configuration and customizations.

+ Designs, develops, and maintains Ansible infrastructure and templates for efficient software deployment and maintenance.

+ Analyze performance on systems, generate reports, propose solutions to problems; implements performance improvements in collaboration with Architects, Engineers and Network Engineer to ensure system efficiency.

+ Provides hardware, application, OS, and kernel level support for development system environments.

+ Perform software and kernel upgrade, patch updates, data migration, for server software.

+ Apply configuration and tuning standards in accordance with Linux and Windows recommendations and clients requirements.

+ Develop and maintain system documentation for server/software configuration and customizations.

+ Provide Tier 2 and Tier 3 level technical support.

+ HW/Server landing and OS deployment to documented specifications (rack, wire, configure) within Hillsboro labs

+ Linux and Windows Administration and troubleshooting (Multiple Distro)

+ Asset management and maintenance using standard tools

+ Use ticketing systems to communicate with customers and track work

+ Communicate with email, IM, JIRA, and phone with our internal customer groups for tickets

+ Comfortable reviewing and modifying BIOS, RAID, and BMC/IPMI settings


**Required Skills and Experience:**


+ Minimum 2+years IT related experience

+ Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree in CS or related field for US candidates

+ Linux OS administration (CentOS & Ubuntu) administration including installation, configuration, monitoring, upgrade and Pkg installation, user and group management.

+ Knowledge of computer diagnostics and installation, to include hardware/software troubleshooting and networking

+ Server HW administration experience: Familiarity with network interface card installation, switches, wiring, rack management

+ Communication skills (working with team members and internal customers)

+ Detail oriented and able to follow process/instructions

+ Linux Shell scripting experience (to perform commands/scans across clusters distributed servers)

+ Ability to work in a fast paced environment and offer effective solutions under tight deadlines

+ Strong problem-solving and root cause analysis skills

+ Must be capable of lifting 1U to 4U rack mounted servers up to 40 pounds and familiar with the use of Rack Jacks and general data center safety procedures

+ Follow written and/or Verbal instructions for custom operating system and application installs Maintaining and auditing Iab assets and routine inventory control

+ Capable of learning and using custom built asset and inventory tracking software (training will be provided)


**Helpful Skills:**


+ Experience with datacenter orchestration tools such as ansible, MAAS, OpenStack

+ Docker container creation and deployment

+ Linux network stack experience

+ Experience administrating K8s clusters

+ Jenkins or similar automation tool

+ Experience with git

+ Windows VM management


**Apply Today!!**


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


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


By partnering with Kelly Technology, youll have direct connections to top companies around the globegiving you the chance to put your tech skills to work on some of todays most intriguing, innovative, and high-visibility projects. In a world where change is the only constant, our unparalleled connections and IT market expertise help you take your skills exactly where you want to go. Were here to help you gain experience, keep learning, and move your career forward.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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Posted: 2021-11-19 Expires: 2021-12-20

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