Sr System Administrator

Job ID 19-00006

Industry Computer/IT

Job Type Contract

Location Austin, TX


A Sr. System Administrator has the thorough knowledge to create plans to assure effective management, operations, and maintenance of systems and/or networks. Manages teams of system admins and can prioritize work and identify high risk critical problems and dedicate appropriate resources. Has extensive knowledge of a wide variety of systems and networks to include high volume/high availability systems.

The candidate shall provide operating system in a 24 x 7 x 365 environment (except for Federal holidays where support will be provided on a call back basis) for Red Hat Linux 6 and 7 and Solaris 10/11. The candidate shall provide system administration activities and immediate troubleshooting efforts when contacted by the Service Desk to ensure outages or incidents are resolved as quickly as possible for over 2800 Linux servers and 350 Solaris servers, as well as work on teams with customers and partners, end users, programmers and analysts, Database Administrators (DBAs), and application and network administrators


Expert-level skills in:
- Oracle Solaris 10 & 11 (Installation, management, troubleshooting)
- Red Hat Linux 6 & 7
- RHEL 7 Satellite Server
- Linux Shell Scripting
- Virtualization Technologies

High-level skills in:
- Automation
- Cloud: AWS/Azure
- SAN Storage Integration

Education Level
Bachelor's Degree
Degree In Computer Science, Electronics Engineering or other Engineering or Technical discipline is required.
Yrs. exp. 5
Substitutions: 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education