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Linux Administrator

Posted 10 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 10 July 2021

Job Description:

  • The Server Patching Administrator (Tool like - Tanium, RunDeck and Ansible ) will be responsible for server OS patch deployment as well as patching standards and process to maintain server health across the enterprise environment. The selected candidate will interface with the Security, Application, Infrastructure and ITSM teams to coordinate Linux/Unix patching deployments. They will create and maintain operational procedures as needed to ensure patching success rates and will be the main point of communication for security patching. Additionally, the candidate will interface with customers and management to conduct reviews and provide reporting on patching status and any trends seen to help improve the health of the environment.

  • Create and maintain reports for patch compliance and system audit data.

  • Participate in ongoing operational projects.

  • Provide recommendations for system automation.

  • Troubleshoot hardware and software issues as they arise.

  • Document issues and associated resolutions to problems.

  • Participate in OS patch management and coordination.

  • Develop and test Windows security patch packages.

  • Troubleshoot Red Hat Linux OS and security patch installations.

  • Ongoing maintenance & administration of assigned systems.

  • Adherence to policies, processes and procedures within your areas of responsibility.

  • Assistance with execution of projects related to areas of responsibility.

  • Hands-on experience in RHEL 6/7 OS patching, administration, and shell scripting.

  • Strong understanding of data communication concepts and network/software configuration management.

  • Familiar with standard security best practices.

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server administration and engineering.

  • Working knowledge and experience with HP Server Automation “HP SA”.

  • Working knowledge of scripting – preferably VBScript or PowerShell.

  • Working knowledge of SQL Reporting Services report creation.

  • Working knowledge of TSQL queries.

  • Working knowledge of InstallShield, Wise Install or similar product.

  • Working knowledge of VMWARE ESX, vSphere.

  • Individuals must interact extensively with all levels of management, business and IT, and are required to act in a professional and confident manner.

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities

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