Linux System Administrator

  • Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Type: Fixed Term/Contract
  • Job #4149

Linux System Administrator (9 Month Contract)
Staffing Placement Opportunity 

Looking for a Linux System Administrator with extensive AWS Cloud experience to join a team of SAs to work with JPL/NASA.

Job duties may include, and are not limited to:
– The installation, configuration, and maintenance of enterprise infrastructure
– The installation and configuration of RHEL-based operating systems, packages, and services
– Managing infrastructure through code using Git, Jenkins, Terraform, and Packer
– Spinning up and managing EKS clusters, EC2 instances, S3 buckets, Lambda functions, etc
– Deploying Kubernetes clusters with dynamic provisioning
– Supporting on-prem bare-metal systems, virtual machines, and cloud instances
– Security vulnerability remediation and system/instance migrations to newer OS distributions
– Monitoring systems and responding to incidents (at times during off-hours)
– Client support via on-site visits, phone calls, emails, and ticketing systems
– Documenting processes, procedures, and technical walkthroughs

Required Skills:

– Five or more years recent and uninterrupted experience as a Linux System Administrator
– Four or more years recent and uninterrupted experience as an AWS Cloud System Administrator
– In-depth knowledge of RHEL/RHEL derivative Linux (components, commands, layout, maintenance)
– AWS and RHEL Security Hardening procedures and best practices
– Experience deploying Linux services and applications such as LAMP
– Excellent user interface / interpersonal / written and verbal communication skills
– Strong knowledge of common Linux application, service, networking, and storage technologies
– Strong work ethic and an eagerness to learn
– Ability to work independently and in a team environment
– Ability to learn and grow skillset as needed to support client requirements

Optional Skills:

– Configuration Management (e.g. SaltStack)
– Containerization (Docker, Podman, or Singularity)
– Container Orchestration (Kubernetes)
– Scripting (e.g. Python)
– Networking (routers and switches)
– Experience with ELK Stack, Redis, Message Brokers

Note; this is an opportunity with a Microserve client 

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