UNIX/Linux System Administrator/Oklahoma City, OK

  • United Business Solutions Inc
  • Sep 03, 2019
Contractor Information Technology

Job Description

Role: UNIX/Linux System Administrator

Location: Oklahoma City, OK

Contract Role



  • Maintain UNIX and Linux servers in an enterprise environment - including installation, configuration, maintenance, patching, triage, and hardening and operating system logs, tools, and monitoring functions.
  • Perform sever troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common hardware and operating system issues.
  • Maintain internal Linux patch repositories and process used for automated Linux patching.
  • Participate in the development of system designs, implantation tasks and maintenance of systems.
  • Produce and adhere to server documentation, configuration and related processes.
  • Possess strong scripting skills in any one of languages such as Perl, Python, Ruby, and/or shell scripting.
  • Must be able to write self-contained scripts that can easily be plugged into automation tools such as Puppet, Chef or Ansible.

Skills Required:

  • UNIX experience including HP-UX, Solaris, Redhat Enterprise Linux.
  • Experience with Hitachi and NetApp SANs.
  • Experience with provisioning virtual machines using VMware ESXi5.x and 6.x.
  • Proficient knowledge of networking - VLANs, subnets, firewall.
  • 5 years of hardware support, server support, application support, or networking support.
  • 2 years of Data Storage (EMC, Hitachi Data Storage, NetApp, etc.) experience.
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience supporting IT infrastructures including servers, networks, storage systems, desktops and laptops.
  • Must be able to occasionally work evenings and/or weekends and/or during change windows outside of normal business hours.

Skills Preferred:

  • Experience working with AWS and Azure cloud environment.
  • Experience using a Helpdesk system – BMC Remedy is a plus.


  • High school diploma/GED and 16 years relevant experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree with an accredited college in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field and 8 years relevant experience.

Paul Williams

Email: Paul@ubsols.com


General-Other: IT-Software Development