Unix/Linux Admin

Job Title
Unix/Linux Admin
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Rockville,  MD
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Q1 Technologies, Inc. is looking to hire a Unix/Linux Admin to join our rapidly growing information technology company.

At Q1 Technologies, Inc., our business is to assist our client in utilizing information technology to gain a competitive advantage.   From system integration to contingent workforce solutions, we have enabled our client to exceed their business objectives.

Job Title:     Unix/Linux Admin

Contract Type:     W2 Employee | 1099 Contractor | Corp 2 Corp

Work Location:     Rockville, MD

Duration:     12 Months

Role Description: 

  • First responders to any system and application events/impacts for issues with our customer domain.
  • Work independently and within a team to triage and remediate production system and application incidents.
  • Practice sustainable incident response and blameless post mortems.
  • Work with Technical Duty Officer and other support teams inside and outside the Command Center in troubleshooting, escalating, and resolving critical site incidents.
  • Identify recurring system and application issues and work with all teams and stakeholders in investigating and resolving any issue.
  • Contribute or build from scratch applications to help our functional teams operate efficiently on a day to day basis.
  • Understand PayPal’s basic production system architecture and design in order to better align improvement strategies.
  • Engage in and improve the whole lifecycle of services—from inception and design, through deployment, operation and refinement.
  • Last but not the least, enable reduction of failed customer interactions. 7 x 24 On-call rotation
  • Support Change Ticket process/implementation for production issues

Essential Skills: 

  • Expertise using Linux command line
  • Experience with algorithms, data structures, complexity analysis and software design.
  • Strong understanding and working knowledge of networking principles and OS operation and maintenance.
  • Familiarity with load balancing principles
  • Familiarity with config management (puppet a plus)
  • Development skills in at least one scripting language
  • Strong debugging and problem solving skills
  • Established record working in fast paced changing environment, large scale applications across the stack
  • Familiar with Change Management process (Service Now), JIRA, Confluence
  • Working knowledge of Unix – Linux and scripting skills
  • PL/SQL skills and debugging stored procedures required
  • Application development using Java/J2EE
  • Good understanding, of production monitoring/alerting (Dynatrace, Traverse, Splunk, Nagios) and management capabilities leveraging existing platforms and tools.

Desirable Skills: 

  • Jira, Nagios, Splunk, Dynatrace, Rally, Capistrano, Oracle Database, SQL
Required Skills

Unix, Linux

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