Senior System Administrator

Location: Bethesda, Maryland
Date Posted: 06-06-2018
Ariadne is looking for Senior Linux System Administrator for a position at NLM's Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications, part of the National Institutes of Health at the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD.  
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Establish system parameters and formats to ensure hardware and software compatibility
  • Evaluate and test new releases and variations of systems configurations
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software problems to resolve operational issues
  • Apply systems patches and perform vulnerabilities management, and configure and maintain UNIX/LINUX and Windows systems integration and networks for the U.S. NIH's NLM's Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications.

Position Requirements:
  • Master’s Degree in Systems Engineering, Informatics or related degree  
  • ​Must also demonstrate proficiency in system management, integration and troubleshooting for UNIX/LINUX and Windows operating systems and networks.
  • Comfortable with the Linux or UNIX CLI
  • Demonstrated significant experience in Linux Systems Administration (5+ years)
  • Highly versed in Linux administration and best practices
  • Familiar with enterprise network architectures
  • Experience with automated configuration management (Puppet, Chef, etc… Puppet is preferred).
  • Fluency in programming/scripting skills for automation in at least two of Bash, Ruby, Python, and Perl
  • General understanding of Linux internals (system calls, file systems, processes, etc…)
  • General understanding of TCP/IP and related protocols (HTTP, FTP, NFS, etc…)
  • Familiarity with large, complex Linux environments
  • Comfortable dealing with users with varying levels of IT knowledge
  • Team player who is nevertheless able to work with minimum supervision.
Bonus Points
  • Experience in a large, highly available Linux environment
  • Experience with configuration management tools
  • Experience with Git
  • Experience supporting large web applications environment (we have 3.5 million users per day)
  • Knowledge of cloud technology such as AWS.

Thank you for your interest in employment at Ariadne!
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