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Senior Linux Administrator w/automation (shift Tuesday thru Sat 8-4)

Request Technology - Robyn Honquest

Posted on Sep 24, 2021 by Request Technology - Robyn Honquest

Plano, TX 75023
Immediate Start
$125k - $145k Annual


Salary: $125k - $145k

Location: Plano, TX SHIFT Tuesday thru Saturday 8am to 4pm

Looking for a candidate with Linux Administration, Unix, VmWare Systems Administration/Trouble-shooting. The key to this role is Automation. Must have strong Scripting in JAVA, Perl, Python. Strong Red Hat Linux Enterprise RHEL Solid experience Automation Cloud Experience AWS is key

Your Impact:

  • Excellent knowledge of and experience with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) operating system, system configuration, and administration.
  • Work on production related issues. Providing resolutions to an extensive range of complicated problems. Solutions are innovative, thorough, and practicable.
  • Identify, analyze, fix, and determine root cause, follow-up and coordinate changes to resolve complex problems involving hardware, software, networking and applications.
  • Be part of the team for on-call rotation and weekend activities as required
  • Write and manage scripts and utilities to automate day to day systems administration and configuration management tasks.
  • Strong UNIX Scripting (ksh), Java, Perl, Python
  • Solid experience with automation.
  • Communicates effectively with clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative technical solutions and strategies
  • Continually defines ways to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships
  • Provide resolutions to an extensive range of complicated problems; Solutions are innovative, thorough, and practicable.
  • Coordination with Technical Services lines to ensure implementation of standard methodologies for infrastructure governance, architecture, engineering, production support and service Management.
  • Lead & Provide support for systems administration, configuration, solving problems in multiple UNIX Platforms.
  • Cloud Experience (AWS)
  • In-depth knowledge of standard methodologies around Unix/AWS/VMware/Storage/Backup
  • Performing regular health checks on environments
  • Checking status of environments and individual tools
  • Running scripted health checks
  • Perform tasks related to persistent volumes and user access. Good knowledge of the core service needed for the application (ex: TAM, AD, DB, CMDB, Monitoring etc.) We create Proof of Concepts (POCs) for our Innovation Lab to illustrate how cutting-edge technology can be incorporated and enhance Freddie Mac's technology offerings


  • A Bachelors degree (Computer Science, Engineering, IT, related field) with 7-8 years or 10-15 years of equivalent work experience.
  • Applicants with 2-5 years of experience in AWS/RHEL Scripting/VMware/Blade Logic/Ansible are highly sort.
  • Experience in UNIX Server hardware and Software problem determination, capacity planning, and root cause analysis.
  • Hands-on experience designing and implementing systems across disparate technologies.
  • Experience with Scripting tools to automate routine operation tasks.
  • Expert knowledge of technical project management, project implementation, infrastructure engineering.
  • Sophisticated skill in communications and leading teams in a highly matrixed environment
  • Experience with Scripting tools to automate routine operation tasks.
  • Experience in championing change and effectively managing project/program implementation
  • Documenting Engineering Solutions and Designs
  • Keys to Success in this Role:
  • Excellent collaborator and fantastic teammate
  • A spirit for innovation and ability to work in the space of no longer and not yet
  • Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies
  • A sense of humor


  • Shift work Tue to Sat 8am to 4 pm
  • Security Clearance Required: No
  • Visa Candidate Considered: No

Reference: 1333509121

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