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Linux Systems Administrator (Intermediate) - 6 Month Contract - 18652 (Closed)

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DO YOU HAVE EXPERIENCE AS AN INTERMEDIATE LINUX SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR? Our client is sourcing for a Linux Systems Administrator (Intermediate) to join them for a 6 month contract assignment.

Linux Systems Administrator (Intermediate) – 6 Month Contract

About the Opportunity

  • Lead in the planning, design and implementation of 3 tier - IT application infrastructure and provide necessary support during application development life cycle and releases
  • Support the IT application infrastructure stack (OS, Storage, Network, Database, Web, and Virtualization) and ultimately accountable for the high availability of the production infrastructure
  • Ensure company standard server technologies, proper performance and capacity standards are followed
  • Participate in planning, design and maintenance of enterprise IT infrastructure Lead problem resolution and coordination
  • Perform daily operational duties of backups, maintenance on applications and OS, patching, tuning, and troubleshooting
  • Install, configure, monitor, manage and maintain all Windows/Linux based servers
  • Create and maintain Windows//Linux server documentation
  • Create and maintain Windows/Linux system administration processes and procedures
  • Install, configure, manage and maintain all Windows/Linux server based applications
  • Ensure all Windows/Linux based systems have the appropriate patches installed; to include security, applications and OS
  • Ensure all Windows/Linux based systems are running current versions of antivirus software with current virus definition files
  • Create, manage and maintain security groups
  • Create, manage and maintain user accounts
  • Monitor, manage and maintain storage systems and devices
  • Create and maintain Windows/Linux server images
  • Recommend system enhancements, including but not limited to, servers, applications, storage, processes and procedures
  • Recommend when additional system resources are required or when existing resources should be retired
  • Ensure all appropriate asset management functions are completed as required
  • Ensure all Windows/Linux servers are configured to comply with all appropriate security policies
  • All other tasks as assigned by the IT site lead or IT manager Secondary Responsibilities
  • Create, deploy and maintain Windows/Linux desktop and notebook images
  • Create, deploy and maintain Windows/Linux desktop and notebook distribution packages for software applications
  • Ensure all Windows/Linux desktop and notebook computers are configured to comply with all appropriate security policies
  • Assist the help desk respond to end users requests/issues

About you

  • Windows system administration and Linux system administration
  • Possess 4-7 years of relevant work experience in Systems Administration
  • Red Hat Linux Administration
  • Possess knowledge of tracking and analyzing performance and resource utilization of the assigned systems
  • Experience in recommending changes, upgrades, and enhancements based on the technical analysis
  • Flexible working hours - able to support occasional nights, weekends, and call-ins
  • Able to quickly adapt to a constantly changing environment
  • Redhat Linux 5/6 OS Management and Administration
  • Satellite Server Management
  • VMWare and/or virtual server environment administration
  • LDAP administration
  • Active Directory Management
  • Understanding of PKI certification and applying to webservers
  • Perl and other scripting languages
  • Virtualization of IT applications
  • Education in a computer related discipline
  • Oracle database familiarity
  • Customer oriented

How to Apply
Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #18652.

You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.

About Lannick

Lannick is the premier professional recruitment and staffing firm in the Greater Toronto Area. Founded in 1985, Lannick provides best-in-class finance, accounting and technology professionals at all roles and levels through its three divisions: Lannick Finance & Accounting, Pro Count Staffing and Lannick Technology. Lannick places more than 1,000 candidates annually and is a preferred vendor for Canada’s most successful organizations. Learn more at www.lannick.com.

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