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IT System Administrator

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/10/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
12 month contract
Houston, TX

Key Job Responsibilities (essential position functions):

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:
* Work with HPC Cluster Analysts and HPC Network Analysts to implement end to end HPC solutions
* Day to day operations of the infrastructure, performing activities that include: client provisioning, monitoring, maintenance, incident management, problem management and capacity management. They should be able to review and improve these processes.
* Efficiently and effectively troubleshoot and resolve systems problems and issues.
* Interact with peers, company leadership, subject matter experts and system users.
* Provide development, deployment and support of Unix/Linux systems and services for Upstream Business Units and ETC.
* Perform daily tasks such as monitoring of all UNIX\LINUX systems, timely response to events, troubleshooting and resolution of issues and service requests
* Ensures that all technical solutions are aligned with the vision, principles, architecture and standards defined by the client Enterprise Architecture, Upstream Architecture and Technical Computing Architecture Teams while ensuring information protection and data privacy.
* Document all UNIX/LINUX Server and Operating system configurations.
* Analyze applications to understand current performance expectations and performance.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Required Qualifications:
* Linux/Unix system administration experience Experience configuring and deploying Linux HPC clusters.
* Experience with Azure cloud administration particularly Resource Groups, App Services, Storage Accounts, Azure AD, Security Center, Service Health, Subscriptions
* Familiarity with NetApp or other Network Attached Storage systems a plus
* Understanding of popular job scheduler software, such as PBS Professional
* Working knowledge with one or more scripting languages, (Python, Perl, Bash).
* Knowledge of Windows Systems Administration.
* Must be able to document processes and procedures.
* Good interpersonal skills, communication skills and presentation skills are essential.
* Must be able to absorb, assess and apply knowledge around new products, services, and emerging technologies.
* Understanding of OS Storage Management

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