LINUX/Windows Enginer

Information Technology
in Hollywood
, FL
Reference: 19-02171

Job Description: 

  • Provide overall design, implementing, capacity planning, securing, documenting, patching and administrating all physical and virtual LINUX and Windows Systems. Administer SQL, Progress and DB2 database environments
  • Develop and maintain reliable and effective backup, restore and disaster recovery solutions for LINUX file systems, databases and custom application code environments
  • Create, test and deploy scripts to automate normal administration tasks and duties

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Proactive 24/7 monitoring, troubleshooting and support of production, quality assurance and development environment Operating Systems and Databases
  • Manage and enhance a customized Nagios monitoring and alerting system
  • Check systems, event and database logs. (OS, Appservers, replication, Webspeed)
  • Check database backups
  • Check daily batch logs
  • Check “After Image” database files
  • Assist consultants and development in our transition to a highly secured LINUX environment
  • Check LINUX files systems (Physical and Virtual) – Development, QA, Production, Support, and Disaster Recovery
  • Ensure that Production databases are replicating to Disaster Recovery databases
  • Redo production database replication as failures occur
  • Create and maintain shell scripts for databases and systems task automation
  • Analyze and sustain capacity and performance requirements for all LINUX servers
  • Install and test upgrades and patches for LINUX and progress databases as required
  • On call 24×7

Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Applied schema changes (new tables and fields)
  • Deploy internally developed and tested applications and configurations into Production, Support and Disaster Recovery environments
  • Check Support, QA, Development and Internal Audit database refreshes
  • Monthly schema load and QA support for new code releases
  • New database creation requests
  • Refresh Support, Development and QA databases as needed
  • Support QA and Development groups with any database or script issues
  • Check code backups
  • Assist in support of PRO2SQL environment
  • Manage Progress databases, LINUX Licensing and maintenance

Job Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree (AA) in Information Technology/Information Systems from an accredited college or university is required
  • Bachelor’s (BS) Degree in Information Technology/Information Systems from an accredited college or university preferred
  • A minimum of 7-10 years as a professional Systems Administrator/Engineer required
  • This experience should include the following specialty areas: Dell and IBM servers and blade/chassis, SQL Server database administration (Progress and DB2 Database experience a plus), Linux (SUSE enterprise preferred)
  • Database performance tuning and capacity planning
  • Supporting 1000+ Business users and Developer
  • Support and QA teams

Skills Required: 

  • Windows Server 2008-2012 R2
  • LINUX SUSE 11 Enterprise
  • Progress 11, SQL 2008 R2 – 2014, Oracle, DB2, or other relational databases