Senior Unix Administrator

3 months ago
$50 - $60/hourDulles, VAEssani International

Title: Senior Unix Administrator

Location: Dulles ,VA

Duration: 12 Months

Only GC and USC - Only W2

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain and improve RHEL Linux environments
  • Perform monitoring and performance tuning of RHEL Linux environments
  • Design, implement, and maintain a solution for RHEL patch management
  • Provides support for implementing RHEL configuration management
  • Provides support for infrastructure upgrade projects
  • Provides support for automation of RHEL server life-cycle
  • Support day-to-day administration of LDAP
  • Support and collaborate with other teams including DevOps, Development, and other Operations teams
  • Creation of architecture documents, operations process and procedure documents, troubleshoot documents, and run-books


  • Advanced knowledge and skills in RHEL Linux administration, RHCSA certification would be a plus
  • Experience with RHN local and satellite repositories
  • Experience with configuration management tools like Puppet, Ansible
  • Experience with Apache HTTPD and WebLogic application server, SiteMinder would be a plus
  • Experience in scripting/programming language (Shell/Bash, Python/Jython, Perl, HTML, Java) would be a plus
  • Working knowledge of VMware virtualization (vSphere, vRealize Automation), VMware certifications a plus
  • Solid understanding network technologies like switching, routing, DNS, VXLAN, SDN, etc.


  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related experience

Minimum Knowledge & Experience

  • 4-6 years’ experience in a Linux administrator role
  • Ability to perform analysis with limited supervision, with a problem-solving mindset
  • Ability to multi-task and flex when priorities change
  • Ability to process new concepts and technologies quickly, has an appetite for learning
  • Good oral and written communication skills are required

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $50.00 to $60.00 /hour


  • Unix: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Unix Administration: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location