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System Administrator in Lexington, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

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  • Location:
    Lexington, MA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

We have an exciting new role for a few talented System Administrators, orking with one of our prestigious clients based out of Lexington, MA.       

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 System Administrator:

  • Interacting with established tools, such Nessus, IBM BigFix to become familiar with reporting capabilities
  • Continue the growth of the enterprise Linux service offering by enhancing Linux support
  • Utilization of vulnerability reporting tools and assisting Group-based Information Technology (IT) teams in remediation activities
  • Possess technical depth with multiple Operating Systems (OS) (Windows, Mac, Linux)
  • This position will maintain frequent contact with multiple IT support teams and end users to maintain communications related to compliance, problem resolution, and associated services
  • Develop and provide security metrics to track systems? status, vulnerabilities, risks, and efforts to effect process or system improvements
  • Review program reports, and provide remediation support to the technical staff as needed
  • Coordinate with other security departments and contractors on security-related initiatives and programs
Requirements of the System Administrator: 
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills and exceptional customer skills are required
  • Excellent communication (both oral and writing) and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated hands-on expertise in Linux task automation
  • Demonstrated proficiency and hands-on experience with Tenable Service Center
  • Demonstrated proficiency and hands-on experience with vulnerability remediation across multiple Operating System (OS) platforms
  • Working knowledge of IT security best practices as well as a high degree of troubleshooting skills to quickly diagnose and resolve issues
  • Ability to work analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Ability to learn new technologies and disciplines quickly
  • Ability to function/perform effectively in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize and meet deadlines  
  • Ability to work with members of other teams and staff to achieve department and organizational goals
  • ITIL Foundations Certification
  • RedHat Specific Certifications
  • Experience with IBM BigFix
Job ID: 315972

Keywords: System Administrator, ITIL, RedHat, Big Fix, IBM, Nessus, OS, 

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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