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IT System Administrator in Lexington, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 5/21/2019

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    Lexington, MA
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a IT System Administrator with our industry-leading client in Lexington.

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident with the ability to obtain a [Public Trust/Secret/Top Secret] Clearance. We offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the IT System Administrator:

  • Administer GNU/Linux desktop/server environments, including Red Hat, Ubuntu, and CentOS distributions 
  • Ensure computers and network are updated and repaired 
  • Design and implement shell scripts and other tools to automate processes and provide needed capabilities to technical staff 
  • Improve aspects of the computing and network infrastructure (data storage, backups and recovery, network bandwidth and throughput, application installation and management)
  • Manage and update groups HPC cluster and storage systems, both hardware and OS

Requirements of the IT System Administrator:

  • Bachelor Degree related technical degree and 8+ years applicable experience (or 13+ years applicable experience)
  • 5+ years of experience with Linux systems administration
  • Detailed hands on knowledge of the Red Hat, CentOS, & Ubuntu Linux operating systems and Storage platforms
  • Experience with installation, storage management, software / systems integration, security compliance, systems maintenance, hardware break / fix, and performance troubleshooting
  • Experience installing and managing storage technologies such as RAID, LVM, SAN, Fibre Channel, NAS, DAS
  • Experience installing and managing network services such as DNS, DHCP, NFS, SSH, SAMBA, apache, http, https, SMTP, sendmail, postfix, SGE 
  • Experience with authentication technologies such as NIS and LDAP ? Experience with infrastructure monitoring tools such as Nagios and Ganglia

Keywords: System Administrator, Red Hat, Linux, Unix, Cent OS, HPC

Job ID: 319510

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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