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System Administrator in Lexington, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 11/27/2018

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    Lexington, MA
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Job Description

We have an exciting role in the Lexington, MA area as a System Administrator to join our industry-leading client.

This position has a great benefit package that includes Medical, Dental and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance for those who qualify.

Responsibilities of the System Administrator:

  • Administer and support the technologies required to integrate applications running in Linux and Windows environments. Applications include Apache Tomcat, IIS, Oracle, MySQL, SSL,  SAML, Apache Solr, Manifold.
  • Re-mediate and track security vulnerabilities across a wide variety of applications and operating systems.
  • Work closely with other sector members to provide technical administrative support to development and user experience teams integrating applications into Laboratory infrastructure.
  • Follow system administration best practices by documenting processes and ensuring current operations are being followed.
  • Participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation by troubleshooting and re-mediating production issues.
  • Monitor and harden closed environments and provide weekly reporting on system status.
  • Support additional technologies as they are adopted by the Laboratory.
  • Keep current on applicable technologies and methodologies and provide technical input.

Requirements of the System Administrator:

  • Operating Systems: UNIX/Linux (RHEL), Windows Server (all versions), VMware.
  • Software/Applications: In depth understanding of application integration into Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server database and into Internet Information Server (IIS),Apache Tomcat web servers.
  • Security: Broad knowledge of security and the underlying principles such as SSL and TLS required to harden applications and remediate vulnerabilities.  
  • Networking Applications and Protocols: Comprehensive understanding of TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP/S, SSH.
  • Expertise in configuring SSL for transport.
  • Experience in SOLR search technologies.
  • Ability to configure Drupal in stand-alone and multi-site environments.
  • Ability to write and automate tasks in one of the following programming or scripting languages: Java, JavaScript, bash, Python PowerShell.
  • Understanding of XML and JSON.
  • Ability to compile software from source in Linux.
  • System hardening and vulnerability remediation.
  • Database Administration in Oracle, MySQL.
  • Proficiency in JAVA.
  • Document Management experience in one of the following areas, SharePoint, OpenText Content Server.

Job ID: 313588

Key Words: System Administrator, Unix, Linux, Oracle, SQL, Apache Tomcat, Drupal, Java

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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