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Linux Server Administrator in Durham, NC at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 5/31/2019

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  • Location:
    Durham, NC
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Linux Server Administrator with our industry-leading client in Durham.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Linux Server Administrator:

  • Provides expertise in hardware support, and server administration of Windows Server, Linux (Red Hat/OEL), and VMware Virtualization platforms.
  • Recognizes recurring problems and proactively works cross-functionally throughout the organization to recommend solutions and process improvements.
  • Works with cross-functional IT groups, vendors, and business units to facilitate and resolve incidents, respond to customer requests, and conduct root cause analysis.
  • Participates in root cause analysis of technical incidents and problem management, process and technical improvements to the IT environments and customer experience, and incident, problem, change, and customer request management within the Windows, Linux, and Virtualization domains.
  • Monitors overall performance to proactively identify potential issues and tune appropriately.
  • Creates automation where appropriate to reduce workloads of the team and for partner teams.
  • Provides ongoing information to leadership, customers, and peers regarding enhancements, innovations and solutions.

Requirements of the Linux Server Administrator:

  • Knowledgeable with maintaining server and storage hardware.
  • Experience supporting Microsoft technologies in a highly available environment, with knowledge of MS Clustering technologies
  • Knowledgeable with networking and storage concepts, cloud technologies, including private, public, hybrid, and on ITIL process.
  • Scripting knowledge:
    • Able to generate reports through scripting.
    • Ability to automate tasks to gain operational efficiencies.
    • ITIL certified.
  • Windows, Linux, and/or VMware certification

Keywords: Linux, Server administrator, VMWare, Unix, ITIL, MS Cluster, Red Hat, cloud, scripting

Job ID: 319828

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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