Linux System Administrator

Reference: 1085

LocationLos Angeles, CA
Work TypeContract
Start Date2021-06-08
Duration12 months

Job Description

Our client, located in downtown Los Angeles, on the Metro line, has an immediate need for a Senior Infrastructure Administrator on a 6 month contract basis, with the option for extension.  The Systems Administrator will be responsible for improving quality and daily coverage for the Unix/Linux systems, perform data protection (backup/restore), and undertake storage support (SAN/NAS) as part of the Server Administration Teams.

The contract is remote for now but will transition to onsite full-time post Covid.  The client adapts a 9/80 schedule, so every other Friday is OFF!


  • Perform technical administration and other related tasks pertaining to:
  • Patching, securing, and troubleshooting Linux, HP-UX, and Solaris servers in a heterogeneous environment.
  • Resolving server-side issues in a timely manner.
  • Monitoring system performance.
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting centralized backups (Veritas NetBackup) of physical and virtual servers, fileshares, and SQL databases.
  • Support Dell/EMC Storage Area Network and Network Attached Storage.
  • Resolving trouble tickets and service requests.
  • Working knowledge of server hardware.
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory.
  • Working knowledge of networking technology.
  • Working knowledge of storage technology (SAN/NAS).
  • Working knowledge of VMware infrastructure.
  • Good customer service skills.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or Engineering.
  • 3-5 years of extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of Linux/Unix administration.
  • Experience supporting centralized backup systems.
  • Experience supporting Del//EMC SAN/NAS.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory.
  • Exposure to VMware infrastructure support.
  • Exposure to cloud technologies (Azure IaaS, OCI Oracle Cloud Infrastructure).

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