184664 - Sr Unix/Linux System Administrator
Up to $58.07 DOE
6 months, CTH

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Sr. Unix/Linux System Administrator for an opportunity in Eagan, MN.

We are searching for a top-notch Senior UNIX/Linux System Administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Eagan, MN. This is an on-site position with no telecommute possibilities. This position is part of the Northrop Grumman's ETS Contract with the United States Postal Service, bringing top of the line professional technologists to their teams.
You will join the Midrange System Administration teams and provide UNIX / Linux System Administration services for an assigned set of US Postal Service applications. The scope includes the full range of system life-cycle phases including, Build, Application /Service Provisioning, Operations and Decommissioning.
Roles and Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Unix / Linux System Administration.
Installation and maintenance of OS.
Contributor to Incident, Problem and Change Management processes.
User Support / Problem resolution.
Automating existing processes.

Bachelor's Degree and minimum of 6 years' relevant experience. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
Experience dealing with management of large (>1000 systems) environments.
Experience with Linux (SuSE and Red Hat).
Experience with patch management.
Have some understanding with configuration management of large environments, utilizing automation tools such as: Chef, Puppet, Ansible or other configuration management frameworks.
Ability to take customer requirements and create scalable configuration models to support them.
Process Implementation and documentation.
Experience using Change/Incident Management tools (ServiceNow).
Senior in Linux OS Administration.
Ability to troubleshoot problems from the Application tier, through the OS and Network tiers.
Unix Shell Scripting.
Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
Expertise with custom AutoYaST and Kickstart deployments.
Expertise with SMT and custom patch solutions for SuSE and Red Hat systems.
Expertise with GIT/ GitLab/Ansible/Anisible Tower.
Expertise with Cassandra.
Expertise with Oracle CRS (installation/configuration/maintenance).
Experience with Kafka.
Experience with Hadoop.
SOX/PCI Compliance Management.
Local to the Eagan, MN area, no relocation assistance provide.

Bachelor's Degree is required.
School must be accredited.

5/40 workweek.

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Daniel McGowan
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x271 or (800) 927-9318 x271

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.