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*filled* DevOps Linux System Admin at JPL (CA)



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Skills: Linux, Puppet, Git, Salt NFS, LDAP, Active Directory, Redhat/CentOSPython, Java, Shell, scripting, Amazon, Microsoft, Cloud, Continuous Integration methodology

Do you want to help a small company make a BIG difference in space? Do you take ownership of your job and responsibility for your actions? Then come work for Red Canyon and help us continue our mission of helping mankind reach the stars!

Red Canyon is seeking a self-motivated, detail oriented, goal driven DevOps System Administrator on the DSIO program at Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA.

After reading the below requirements and responsibilities, if you feel you are the perfect candidate, please email your Word formatted resume and cover letter (in the body of the email) that details how your experience and education are a perfect match for our requirements.

Raytheon Pasadena is looking for a Linux System Administrator to work with a team of System Administrators supporting customers located at Raytheon as well as at the customer site at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Job duties include all aspects of system administration including installation, configuration, implementation, and maintenance of Linux servers, both hardware and virtual.

The System Administrator will be responsible for disk storage devices, SAN and NAS devices, and network equipment. Responsibilities also include building, configuring, and troubleshooting open source and commercial applications, backups and restoration, user support, and documentation.

Required Skills:
· Six years of System Administrator experience using Linux
· In depth knowledge of Linux with a focus on Redhat/CentOS, including system design, configuration, maintenance, upgrade and administration
· Strong knowledge of Storage Technology, both local and hosted, including design, implementation, maintenance, upgrade / transition planning and execution.
· Strong knowledge of NFS
· Experience with LDAP and/or Active Directory
· Experience with networking (Troubleshooting, DNS, protocols, hardware and software)
· Strong knowledge of virtualization (VMWare, Docker, Xen, etc.)
· Strong in configuration management practices and related tools such as Puppet, Git, Salt, Packer.
· Experience in the installation, configuration, and maintenance of both public licensed and Commercial-off-the-Shelf software tools
· Coding experience with languages such as Python, Java, Shell scripting.
· Experience with a trouble ticketing system
· Experience with Amazon and/or Microsoft Cloud
· Experience with Continuous Integration methodology.

Desired Skills:
· Excellent user interface / interpersonal / written and verbal communication skills
· Experience supporting Microsoft Windows computing environments.
· Experience with hardware running Linux or Windows operating systems.
· The ability to operate in a team environment consisting of both internal and external members, co-workers and customers
· The ability to document and electronically store daily task information, architecture, processes, and user instruction
· Experience with monitoring tools such as Nagios, Zabbix, Cacti and Ganglia
· The ability to work independently

Desired Education:
B.S./B.A. with at least 6 years of experience that demonstrate technical, communication and development skills. May substitute experience for education. (i.e., Associate’s degree plus 10 years of directly related experience, no degree plus 14 years of directly related experience.)

Due to contractual requirements, only U.S Citizens will be considered.