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Unix System Administrator III

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Job Title: System Administrator III

Location: Newark, DE

Duration: 2 years (W2)

Job Description:

Installs new software releases, system upgrades, evaluates and installs patches and resolves software related problems. Performs system backups and recovery. Maintains data files and monitors system configuration to ensure data integrity. May require a bachelor’s degree in a related area and 5+ years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to a project leader or manager. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

Position Requirements:

Shift: Mon-Fri: 6p-2a (possible weekends)


  • Solaris system admin (versions 10 and 11)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux system admin (versions 6 and 7)
  • Experience patching at scale: Solaris 10 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Experience with OS upgrade and/or application migration to newer OS at scale: RHEL 5 to 6 and Solaris 10 to 11
  • Storage volume and filesystem admin (ZFS, Solaris LVM, RHEL LVM, and Veritas)
  • Working knowledge of HP and Oracle/Sun server hardware
  • Proficient in at least one scripting or programming language from this list: bourne shell, perl, C, C++, Java
  • Ability and willingness to work extended hours or modified schedule for planned or emergency work
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability and willingness to travel to various company locations
  • Optional:
  • Veritas Cluster admin
  • Knowledge of networking concepts and protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, and TLS
  • Ability and willingness to perform physical tasks such as lifting and transporting computer hardware and equipment up to 75 lbs.
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