Linux Specialist

  • Infrastructure Services
  • Full time
  • 10 months ago

Job Information

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    Job Experience : 2-4 Years

Job Description

–     Installing, configuring and maintaining Linux Servers / Virtualization (RHEL, SLES )

–     Account and Group administration

–     Patch and package administration

–     Configuration and administration of LVM and Veritas Logical volume manager.

–     Day to day administration tasks on High end servers & Virtualized environment

–     Knowledge about various FS like VxFS, JFS,ext2, ext3, OCFS, Pseudo FS and day-to-day tasks related to it

–     Identify system performance bottleneck and fine tune the system for optimal performance

–     Scheduling jobs using OS tools and third party utilities

–     Changing kernel parameters

–     Understanding of SAN / NAS environment

–     Day to day administration task on Linux cluster or Veritas Cluster environment

–     Day to day administration task on FS sharing services and naming services like DNS, NIS, LDAP..etc

–     Understanding of Unix Security baseline

–     Network configuration, Multipathing, trunking and troubleshooting using OS commands

–     Troubleshooting Hardware and Operating system related issue

Soft Skills

–       Excellent communication and conversation skills (Verbal and Written)

–       Good documentation skills

–       Good working knowledge of MS OFFICE (Including MS Project and Visio)

–       Should have a great customer handling skills

–       Able to handle unforeseen situations

–       High level of acceptance

–       Can drive HCL’s value and its methodology

Other Skills / Experience

–      Worked on Production systems

–       Datacenter understanding

–       Experience with Server Migration, Installation, Upgrades and Patching

Experience on following will be added advantage

–       Samba

–       DNS

–       NIS+

–       Sendmail / Exim / Postfix / Qmail

–       LDAP

–       Monitoring Tools (like BMC Patrol, HP openview, IBM Tivoli)

Adhering to SLAs

–       ITIL Processes awareness and adhering to

–       Reporting to the Track Lead / Team Lead

–       Helping team members in case of Issues/Technical Problems

–       Handling tickets / requests

–       Troubleshooting technical issues

–       Ensuring that the processes are adhered to

–     Understanding of Multi-geo support environment

–       Responsible for successful completion of Installation, configuration and migration

–       Ensure maximum uptime according to the SLA

–       Responsible for building / maintaining a test environment

–       Improves and maintains customer and employee satisfaction

–       Implementing new technologies and design changes

–     Implementing Backup/Restoration Strategy for 24×7 operation support

–       Applying patches/upgrades to maintain security level

–     Assist in implementation of Data centre consolidation

–     Perform H/W & performance monitoring and implement recommendations

–     Day-to-Day reporting tasks

–     Vendor co-ordination & followup

Relevant Experience:

  • Total        :  3+ Years
  • Relevant :   Minimum 2 yrs in Linux Administration / Support        


  • EX200 Red Hat Certified System Administrator – RHCSA
  • Bachelors / Masters / Equivalent
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