Randstad Sr Linux Administrator in Cleveland, Ohio

Sr Linux Administrator


Cleveland, OH

Date Posted:

Friday, October 7, 2016

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Randstad Technologies

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Our client in Downtown Cleveland is seeking a Sr LInux Administrator with Oracle Systems administration experience for a 4 month contract. (Chance for Extension)

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Senior Linux Administrator -


The Sr. Linux Systems Administrator is responsible for the administration of Oracle Engineered Systems platform for the enterprise, which includes Exadata, Exalogic and Exalytics systems. This individual will have responsibilities that include management and administration of the hardware, linux operating system, OVM infrastructure, storage, internal systems network, support application installation and management in an enterprise data center environment, providing 24x7 system administration support to assigned systems.

Position Requirements

Formal Education & Certification

  • Bachelor Degree or foreign equivalent in related field, or equivalent experience.

Knowledge & Experience

  • 5+ years IT experience.

  • 5+ years experience in Unix/Linux System Administration

  • Knowledge of hardware platforms, networking, storage and subsystems.

  • Strong knowledge of the Linux operating system and Virtualization technologies

  • Experience with Installation/Upgrade/Patching of server hardware and platform software.

  • Experience with backup/recovery design, DR implementation, monitoring implementation, performance tuning and optimization.

  • Knowledge of Storage management, provisioning, and optimization.

  • Understand and execute the IT processes of Incident Management, Problem Management, Change Management, and Configuration Management.

  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Experience in developing documentation, white papers and presentations to all levels of management and technical staff.

  • Experience with supporting platform running enterprise Oracle Databases and Middleware Applications.

Preferred Knowledge

  • Exposure/ Experience with administering Engineered Systems (Exadata, Exalogic & Exalytics)

  • Experience with installing, configuring Oracle Virtual Machines, managing OVM templates is a plus.

  • Good understanding of fundamental technologies like TCP/IP, HTTP, FTP, SMTP, DNS, Load balancer, NFS.

  • Experience in Oracle Grid infrastructure.

  • Experience in Weblogic application server or equivalent (Websphere or Jboss).

  • Knowledge of LDAP concepts and experience integrating servers with an LDAP.

  • Experience in maintaining security compliance and security best practices.

Personal Attributes

  • Strong analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities.

  • Good written and oral communication skills.

  • Good presentation and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to conduct research into database issues, standards, and products.

  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.

  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

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