Senior RedHat Administrator

Baltimore, MD

Senior RedHat Administrator

Category: Analytics and Emerging Digital Technologies

Main location: United States, Maryland, Baltimore

Position ID: J1223-1147

Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI Federal is searching for a Senior RedHat Administrator that has experience with RHEL Enterprise Linux 6.x/7.x/8.x Platform Administration, RHEL Ansible Playbook Development and experience in issue or problem analysis and troubleshooting.

This is a hybrid role requiring 2 days onsite/week. Candidates should reside within 2 hours of Woodlawn, MD

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Provide technical and system administration support through troubleshooting, identifying and addressing issues, patching and updating of RHEL servers and assist in deploying or installing applications or configurations approved for deployment.

• Tasks for this position includes:

• Assist technical leads in implementing systems and software updates

• Deploy RHEL patches and platform updates

• Document processes, procedures and configurations

• Perform daily operations support functions, including problem isolation and resolution

• Provide status updates of task and project updates

• Provide system administration support

• Troubleshoot platform and application issues

• All other duties as assigned or directed

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or a related field

• 7 years of experience as a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.x/8.x Platform Administration (administration, installation, configuration, optimization, backup & recovery)

• Solid experience as a Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Administrator

• 7 years of experience with performance tuning & troubleshooting, identifying and resolving memory, CPU, access, networking, disk I/O, etc.

• 5 years of experience working Virtual Platforms

• 5 years of experience working with Ansible Playbooks (creating, developing, updating and executing)

• Excellent knowledge and experience with RHEL applications and tools – Ansible, Satellite, RHEVM, etc.

• 3 years of experience with scripting languages for automation tasks and deployments (e.g., Bash Shell and Python)

• Expertise in the Linux command-line environment

• Experience in providing support for installation, configuration and troubleshooting of middleware applications

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

• Must be able to obtain a Public Trust

Desired Skills:

• Adept at working independently, but also in a team environment

• Demonstrated experience delivering technology solutions in a fast-paced, deadline driven enterprise environment

• Excellent understanding of change management, testing requirements, techniques, and tools to ensure high availability of systems

• Experience developing and maintaining Red Hat Ansible Playbooks

• Prior Federal government experience

• Self-starter, highly motivated individual who adapts to a dynamic work environment

• Strong attention to detail with an ability to operate effectively across multiple priorities

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to: skill set level; experience and training; and licensure and certifications. CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $84,000 - $146,900.






  • ETL

  • Postgre SQL

  • SQL

  • System Administration

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