Systems Administrator-19430-1 – Infinite Computing Systems – Cedar Rapids, IA

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Infinite Computing Systems

Job details

$60 – $65 an hour

Job Type

  • Associate (Preferred)

  • System administration: 5 years (Preferred)

  • Active Directory: 5 years (Preferred)

Full Job Description

Primary responsibilities:
***The candidate we are seeking is a strong, passionate professional with an action-oriented, collaborative mindset, delivers benefits to meet/exceed expectations, evaluates, and acts on the performance of self and others, proactively plans for teammates’ and customers’ needs, all while operating with full integrity***

  • Develop automation scripts for consistency and supportability across multiple environments Using Scripting and/or programming languages (Java, PERL, Bash, Python) for automation
  • Plan, install and configure Linux systems
  • Maintain Linux server operating systems.
  • Building and deploying Linux instances in both public (e.g. Amazon EC2) and private cloud environments (e.g. KVM).
  • Establish and maintain security and integrity controls, and experience hardening Linux security.
  • Plan, and execute timely Linux system upgrades and supported software patches.
  • Integrate cloud and on-premise servers into a connected Dev, QA and Prod environments
  • Implementing a Load balancing, backup, and shared storage strategies

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience directly related to Linux System Administration, including installation and maintenance of software and hardware
  • Associates in Technical Area
  • Experience in setting up, operating, tuning, monitoring, and troubleshooting RDBMS (MS SQL, Oracle, MySQL)
  • Experience in setting up, operating, tuning, monitoring, and troubleshooting Linux environment.
  • Experience configuring and deploying network and web services including DNS, DHCP, SMTP, Syslog, and HTTPS.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced knowledge in the following key areas: Enterprise automation and configuration management (Puppet, Ansible), Hardware Architecture (performance testing, monitoring, operations), Hardware Benchmarking (program management, network management), Design (compliance, security), Network Engineering (planning, provision)
  • Proficient in multiple infrastructure technologies
  • Ability to articulate to more experienced management a technical strategy in clear, concise, understandable terms
  • Experience with virtualization technologies including hypervisors, virtual machines, virtual desktops, and virtual networking technologies.
  • Proven track record in the delivery of technology service, automation, and platform strategy, advancing the business and technology products, roadmaps and disciplines
  • Significant contribution to development and implementation of technology, strategy, and policy to drive business value enabled by expert knowledge of enterprise technology architecture principles and software development practices and tools.
  • Understanding of infrastructure at scale, configuration management, enterprise computing security, secure enterprise software development lifecycle, product-based organization and are comfortable working in an agile framework.
  • Experience with TCP/IP, network security, IP Sec or VPN.
  • Maintain and monitor server and network environment with Nagios.
  • Provide support for new applications and upgrades to existing systems
  • Design solutions to technical problems and implementation of new systems or infrastructure changes
  • Prepare for disaster recovery and ensure that appropriate backups are completed and tested
  • Troubleshoot software and hardware failures and identify network problems
  • Experience with Linux and Active Directory
  • Demonstrated knowledge in managing systems via an automated configuration management system such as Docker and Git repository.

Job Type: Contract

Pay: $60.00 – $65.00 per hour


  • 8 hour shift


  • Associate (Preferred)


  • System administration: 5 years (Preferred)
  • troubleshooting RDBMS (MS SQL, Oracle, MySQL): 5 years (Preferred)
  • TCP/IP, network security, IP Sec or VPN: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Active Directory: 5 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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