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Unix Administrator - TS Clearance

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Unix Administrator - TS Clearance

Category: Infrastructure/Cloud

City: Pocatello, Idaho, US United States

Position ID: J0122-0776

Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

Candidate should have experience provisioning virtual machines and installing, configuring, and patching UNIX-based operating systems to support enterprise applications and databases.

Creates and follows standard operating procedures to ensure completeness of builds

Applies security hardening as required for compliance and security

Installs agent software for various third party products such as monitoring and backup solutions.

Using management consoles to add or remove memory and/or processor allocations to virtual machines

Interest in automation of commonly used functionality is a must

Candidate should be comfortable writing shell scripts to automate tasks

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Provision Virtual Machines, working with storage administrators and network administrators, as required

Install and configure UNIX Operating Systems

Maintain virtual machine and operating system baseline configuration documentation, including security controls, profiles, role, etc.

Monitor system (hardware and virtual machines) for performance issues and notify application administrators in the event of degradation or unavailability

Provision user accounts with approved access requests

Verify backups at least daily (workdays) and regularly test restore capability

Respond to audit requests for operating system-level documentation

Monitor security posture of the supported virtual machines and recommend changes to resolve issues/vulnerabilities

Clone virtual machines and/or data volumes as needed

Create/maintain shell scripts to support the tasks above and/or automate administrative tasks

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Experience managing at least 5 virtual machines in a UNIX environment

Ability to write shell scripts


UNIX-related certification

Experience with Linux, Windows, AIX, MacOS operating systems



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