Sr Systems Administrator 6147

Company Name:
IMS - International Management Systems
Our entertainment client, located near Glendale, CA is looking for a Contract-to-Hire Sr. Systems Administrator.
Those authorized to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply. The Client is not able to sponsor at this time.
Join our client and help provide world-class infrastructure services which enable business objectives, focused on continuous availability. This position will be within the Infrastructure Operations team which provides technical support, systems management, administration, technology acquisition, and maintain IT policies and standards. This person will be an integral member of the team managing the production infrastructure and day-to-day operations across multiple data centers.
The Sr. System Administrator is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, maintenance of systems hardware/ software and related infrastructure. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to Policies. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure.
5 years' Experience of hands on System Administration in a Linux/Unix Environment both Virtual, with multiple hypervisors, and physical.
3 years of above Experience managed within a multi data center enterprise with cross replication.
Bachelor (4-year) degree, with a technical major, such as engineering or computer science
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate technical issues and solutions to peers and external vendors.
Strong active listening, conflict resolution, negotiation, and consensus-building skills.
Open-minded and passionate about learning new technologies.
Linux OS (Various Flavors) knowledge
Configure server's via command line
Install/upgrade/remove packages
Start/stop/add/remove services
Ruby, Python, JSON Preferred
Bash, Perl, Required
Read & understand existing scripts
Automate a multiple tasks/steps
Know what a variable/array/associate-array is
Experience with Puppet, Chef or similar Automation tool
Create/Edit Modules/Recipes
Experience with Continuous Delivery and Deployment Automation methods
Understanding of various SDLC methodologies particularly Agile
If qualified and interested in this position, please respond to JO#6147 with current resume and salary requirements.

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