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What you’ll be doing...

Seeking a Senior Linux System Administrator that specializes on Hadoop/Cassandra clusters. The Senior Linux System Adminstrator will lead large to enterprise-wide sized projects related to the Business Intelligence environment. Projects can range from reviewing new technologies, to evaluating/selecting tools, and providing input to other team members on how to set up these technologies and tools.

  • Leading the server-side architecture development for failover and clustering solutions.
  • Partner directly with the business and application teams to assess new business intelligence requirements and determine how best to apply emerging technologies to meet those needs.
  • Work directly with application teams to understand the requirements of the various end user requirements.
  • Functions include gathering requirements, ordering hardware, coordinating installation, building servers, applying firmware/patches and being part of a team that provides 24 x 7 on-call support.
  • Scripting automation for our platform using Ansible, Python, etc.
  • Shift: 8am - 5pm, some occasional night work, be part of on-call rotation.

*This position can sit out of any valid U.S. based Verizon work location.*

*This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days as set by the manager.*


What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Experience in Hadoop environment.
  • Experience in Cassandra environment.
  • Knowledge of Ansible, Pythong, Unix shell, and Perl scripting.
  • Experience in HP Proliant hardware.
  • Experience in Dell Server hardware.
  • Experience in Cisco UCS.
  • Experience using Cobbler or experience with similar cluster deployment/managementsoftware (e.g.,Stacki).
  • Six or more years of RHEL and administration experience.
  • Strong knowledge of system design and hardware at an enterprise level.
  • Excellent technical/analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to lead and to make decisions.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of project management concepts.
  • RHCSA/RHCE Certified.
  • A degree or relevant certifications.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

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