Linux Red Hat System Administrator


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TECHEAD is seeking qualified applicants for the following Direct Hire position – Linux Red Hat System Administrator / Richmond VA – (JOB-18033). If you are looking for a new opportunity and this position looks to be a fit, please apply to see the TECHEAD difference that has made us successful for 30+ years!

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Job Description:

Linux Red Hat System Administrator | 18033

Techead is seeking a highly experienced Red Hat System Administrator for a local Richmond, VA client.

Onsite in Richmond, Virginia

Contract – Indefinite

Permanent US Residents only; no c/c.

Why should you be excited about this position?

  • 47.5-hour work weeks – excellent work/ life balance! 
  • Relaxed work environment.
  • Longevity on your team – people love working there!


  • Install, build, maintain, provision, upgrade, and enhance both RHEL and HP-UX server hardware environments.
  • Configure and maintain RHEL with SELinux and HP-UX performance and security standards.
  • Support and provide maintenance of existing shell scripting tools necessary.
  • Create new scripts as needed.
  • Work with the DBA and developers regarding access, capacity, and monitoring procedures for Informix and PostgreSQL systems.
  • Provide performance tuning of virtual and physical operating systems as needed.
  • Install, upgrade, distribute and manage O/S releases. This will require knowledge of Software Distributor and Satellite.
  • Troubleshoot and interact with nontechnical personnel is essential.
  • Clearly document procedures for O/S and hardware design, build, and install and train coworkers is needed. 


  • 5 years minimum experience with RHEL and strong scripting/programming experience required with shell scripting (Primary), Perl scripting (Secondary)
  • Hands-on experience with configuration, administration, and installation of RHEL servers in a distributed environment – preferably on HPE equipment.
  • Experience with hardware buildout, firmware, O/S upgrades, and capacity planning.
  • Experience in all phases of the entire hardware life cycle is needed.
  • Working experience as a RHEL System Administrator. HP-UX experience is a plus.
  • O/S backup, recovery, security, integrity, and performance in a virtual and physical environment required.
  • Knowledge and experience with Red Hat Virtualization (Ovirt) and Satellite is a plus.
  • Knowledge and experience with HPE Primera Storage arrays, HPE Insight, and iLO Amplifier are a plus. 

Nice to have:

  • DataProtector
  • Satellite
  • Samba
  • Informix
  • PostgreSQL
  • RH Virtualization




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