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Sr Linux Server Administrator

Date: Mar 14, 2023

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Sr Linux Server Administrator in  GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:

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Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or technology related field. preferred. 7 years experience providing Linux administration support and senior-level server configuration support required. Other RHCSA, RHCE, RHCA, VMware VCP versions 5 or 6 preferred.

Position Purpose:

Sr. Linux administrator will be responsible for designing, implementing, and patching of the Virtualized Linux server infrastructure; also, to collaborate with other team members to help develop automation strategies and deployment documented processes.

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Perform installs, tests, and maintains Linux Server environment and supported software systems.
  2. Collects and assesses information from the user community in software and hardware problem resolution.
  3. Defining and tracking metrics and key performance indicators to raise the bar in team performance and .
  4. customer service.
  5. Reduce errors working with the other Linux and Unix administrators through process improvement and root cause analysis.
  6. Keeps up to date with current trends and be prepared to help make recommendations.
  7. Produces support documentation on demand and periodically with the Manager of InfrastructureServices and others. .
  8. Help tune performance and ensure high availability of infrastructure .
  9. Assist with designing and developing infrastructure monitoring and reporting tools .
  10. Assist developing and maintaining configuration management solutions .
  11. Assist developing test automation frameworks in collaboration with rest of the Linux and Unix team .
  12. Create tools to help teams make the most out of the available infrastructure .
  13. Drive to meet or exceed organizational goals for quality, cost per contact, customer satisfaction, first contact resolution and service availability.
  14. Participate in engagements that have a strong business & technology focus.
  15. Demonstrate strong customer service skills to provide onsite technical support focusing on strong listening skills to gain an accurate understanding of the situation, displaying a sense of urgency to resolve customer issues.
  16. Ensure operations support is performed in accordance with Gulfstream policies and standards.
  17. Produce accurate documentation at the client and incident level.
  18. Constantly drive for process improvement .

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
  1. Expertise in Linux RedHat, SuSE and/or Expertise in Unix brand AIX/IBM.
  2. Experience with scripting languages.
  3. Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining services in Linux such as Oracle, etc.
  4. Strong grasp on configuration management tools, such as Puppet and Chef.
  5. Familiarity with load balancing firewalls, etc.
  6. Proficient with network management tools such as Tivoli Netcool, etc.
  7. Experience with virtualization technologies.
  8. Ability to build and monitor services on production servers.

A credit history check from a national credit bureau will be conducted for all candidates for this position including new hires and current employees seeking promotion or transfer.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 210949

Category: Information Systems

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 04/24/2023 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.



Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.


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