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Senior System Administrator in Herndon, VA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

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    Herndon, VA
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Job Description

Eliassen Group is seeking a Senior Systems Administrator with experience supporting Linux based environments and cloud-based applications. This is a contract to hire position with a key client located in Reston, VA.

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 Senior System Administrator:

  • Support, implement, and administer Linux and Windows OS to support business applications
  • Develop automation scripts with Ansible, Puppet, and Chef to automate repetitive tasks
  • Monitor and manage infrastructure using tools like Nagios and SolarWinds
  • Support development tools: Jira, SVN, Git, TFS

Requirements of the Senior System Administrator:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent technical discipline
  • Extensive experience in an IT enterprise environment as a Systems Administrator
  • Excellent ability to create automation scripts and automate tasks
  • Experience configuring and hosting applications on AWS
  • Strong knowledge of monitoring and analytics tools such as New Relic
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve system issues effectively on Windows and Linux OS
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills

Keywords: Senior System Administrator, Linux, Windows, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Nagios, SolarWinds, AWS, New Relic

Job ID: 314638

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 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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