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Systems Administrator

Company: Queen Consulting Group
Location: West Jordan
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

Position: Systems Administrator

Location: Taylorsville, UT

Job Type: Contract

Duration: 4 Months

Job Description

Our client is seeking a talented and motivated individual with administration experience of Linux, Microsoft Windows Server, and Amazon Web Services. We host a variety of applications offering a challenging work environment and opportunity to work with new technologies.

This position requires a high level of expertise and broad experience in system administration and hosting services. In addition to supporting hosting services, you will act as a technical lead for projects, tasks, incidents and system architecture design. You will work under the direction of management to become a key player on a DevOps team.

While this will begin as a primarily Linux server administration position, you are expected to be familiar with Windows systems, virtualization (VMWare), configuration management products (Salt), cloud hosting services (AWS and GCP), and DevOps practices. You will work closely with application architects, developers and business analysts to understand business workflows, identify application requirements, build and automate application IT infrastructure, and assist with automated application deployment and troubleshooting.

Automating routine application testing and deployment tasks are an ongoing responsibility of this position, accomplished via strategy-building techniques. You would also help create requirements, procedures, and automation scripts for performing routine maintenance. A key skill for this position is troubleshooting existing information systems for errors and resolving those errors.

You must be able to work remotely and be a self-starter. There will be times when you will be required to work extended hours and weekends to support the needs of the client, including an on-call rotation.

Primary Duties And Responsibilities
Provision resources in cloud environments
Maintain the overall health of the IT infrastructure
Provide system and environment support
Manage system reliability, including monitoring and alerting
Work with developers to understand the workflow, identify resources, gather requirements, create and use Terraform scripts to provision the resources, and create automated CI/CD pipelines
Work closely with cloud architects to implement best practices
Assist developers in troubleshooting applications, migrations, conversions, and deployments
Adhere to all of the client' s security definitions
Automate common administrative tasks
Collect, normalize, and evaluate logs
Follow specific procedures and document knowledge transfer
Manage projects and workflows using tools such as ServiceNow, Jira and GitHub
Ensure consistent and accurate billing configurations
Enforce security governance and best practices in security guardrails Provide on-call assistance as requested

Typical Qualifications
2+ years of Linux and Windows system administration experience required with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues quickly and efficiently under pressure in a production environment
Preference may be given to candidates who are proficient with Amazon Web Services Familiarity with Linux including:
Experience with Apache, Tomcat, and Wildfly installation and configurations
File System management (LVM, quotas, etc.) including NFS
Knowledge of Linux kernel configuration
Experience with multiple Windows Server versions
Knowledge of common Windows technologies (AD, IIS, MSSQL, NTFS ACLs, etc.)
Knowledge of key management systems
Understand various application development workflows and methodologies Knowledge of APIs
Basic experience with the configuration and management of database technologies
Knowledge of networking, firewalls, and load balancing technologies
Scripting knowledge to build and maintain infrastructure as code (ex: Terraform, BASH,
Cloud Formation, Python)
Knowledge of project management practices
Excellent project planning skills, highly organized, and the ability to complete high level projects with little supervision on time and under budget

Queen Consulting Group is an equal opportunity employer. Our goal is to promote an environment that helps our employees and clients appreciate the benefits that diversity provides.

Keywords: Queen Consulting Group, West Jordan , Systems Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , West Jordan, Utah

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