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Looking for more than just another assignment? We're looking for you! This isn't just another assignment, but a real opportunity and a challenge for the right person. LRS Consulting Services is seeking a Senior Linux/RedHat Engineer for a 6-month contract opportunity with our client in Rockaway, NJ! LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to our clients since 1979. We've built a solid reputation for dealing with our clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard every day to maintain that reputation, and we're very interested in candidates who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you! The Senior Linux/RedHat Engineer will:- Design the best hardware solution for the cluster build. - Work in conjunction with Operations to rack and stack all Cisco UCS hardware. - Be responsible for fabric design on the Cisco UCS environment. - Configure Cisco UCS hardware and software, including Fabric Interconnects. - Build and configure ESXi hosts and join them to clusters. - Support operational activities, such as level three system support, root cause analysis, systems validation, performance tuning and capacity management. Work with Operations staff to improve monitoring and alerting activities. - Represent IT Engineering Services on global project teams through the implementation of new infrastructure systems, including, project planning and adherence to Company’s global project methodologies. Provide status reports and attend team meetings. - Apply best practices for performance tuning of servers. - Upgrade system software and hardware components, as required, to meet customer needs. - Maintain system configuration documentation, including SOPs and IQ/OQ, software installation instructions, operating system installation and system configuration sheets.- Perform system migrations in the RedHat Linux and UNIX (IBM AIX) environments. - Comply with SOX and IT Compliance protocols. To apply, please submit your resume to hropp@LRS.com. Visit us online at www.LRS.com.LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.
- 5+ years experience with server administration of VMware 5.1 or later (VMware 6 a plus)- 5+ years of Cisco UCS implementation and configuration experience- 5+ years recent experience installing, configuring, patch and automate RedHat Linux server builds using Kickstart/Puppet automation- Must have strong Linux/RedHat engineering, Cisco UCS AND VMWare ESXi experience- Must have strong experience in VMWare Linux configuration and implementation (including cluster builds and firmware upgrades)- Experience in installation, administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of Redhat Linux and IBM AIX Unix servers- System build automation experience using Puppet - SME in VMware and Linux virtualization - SME in Cisco UCS and Linux virtualization - Experience with EMC Storage implementation - Script writing experience - Single-Sign-on implementation experience (Centrify) - Candidate must be able to effectively communicate in English (written & verbal)- Corp to corp candidates will not be considered
- Experience with 100+ VMware ESX hosts or 500+ virtual servers is a plus- Experience with other flavors of Linux is a plus - Experience with other flavors of Unix is a plus (AIX)
This position is not eligible for benefits.This position is: Contractual
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