Linux System Administrator (1st Shift) - 012568

Outsource Consulting Services, Inc Rocklin, CA
Seeking a LOCAL Linux System Administrator contractor to provide support to our wireless telecommunications client in Rocklin, CA. This is a 1st shift position with typical hours from 6AM-3PM Pacific Time.


The LINUX System Administrator is responsible for the operation, maintenance and 24x7x365 support of the high availability server/database/SAN platforms located in both local & remote Data Centers across multiple time zones.

* Supports daily operations including monitoring, alerting, troubleshooting, capacity management, provisioning, hardware and software configuration, patching, upgrades and performance monitoring/tuning

* Administers multiple systems including regular after-hour & weekend supports and 24x7x365 in a 99.999% uptime environment

* Composes clear and concise system documentation and reports


* Minimum 8 years of system administration experiences in Red Hat LINUX

* Additional 2 years of technical experiences or one of the following certifications: LINUX LPIC, Red Hat RHCSA, Red Hat RHSE

* 24x7x365 on-call rotation availability is required

* BS Degree in Computer Science

Required Experiences:

* Expert knowledge with LINUX (Redhat) administration, in-depth knowledge of RedHat based distros

* Familiarity with a multitude of OSS tools and utilities for managing, monitoring and troubleshooting Linux infrastructure and networks

* LINUX/UNIX shell scripting

* Expert knowledge of system administration of HP C7000 blade, DL380 and DL580 servers

* Experience with supporting Oracle SQL database including Oracle RAC cluster implementation on SAN platforms

* Strong knowledge of SAN architectures and Fibre Channel protocols

* Experience administering servers, backup operations, and systems monitoring in multiple and complex network server environments

* Experience with Data Center Migrations, Server upgrades, O/S and firmware patching

* Expert troubleshooting and diagnostic skills and providing support to Operations personnel

* Experience supporting mission critical systems 24x7x365 including regular on-call for after-hour and weekend support

* Experience with meeting high-availability (99.999% uptime) SLAs

* Experience with business continuity / disaster recovery failover/failback and runbook documentation

* Ability to prioritize multiple assigned tasks and execute

parallel tasks in a high-pressure environment

* Experience with cyber security, server hardening and DMZ deployment

* Strong writing and communication skills

* Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook

* Must be able to perform duties with minimum supervision, and participate in cross-functional projects as scheduled

Desired Skills/Certifications:

* One or more LINUX/Database/SAN/Server/OS certifications

Additional Information:

We are unable to sponsor H1B Visa's and/or subcontract to Third Party Vendors. ONLY W2 contractors should apply. provides great benefits to our contractors: Access to Pre-tax Benefits, i.e. Healthcare, Vision, Dental, Short/Long Term Disability, Group Life, Commuter benefits, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), 401(k) Savings Plan, and Direct Deposit. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, arrest and conviction records, or any other characteristic protected by law. is a participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, disabled and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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