• Senior Linux System Administrator

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    Information Services
    Info Technology
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  • Overview

    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is seeking a senior level Linux System Administrator who will work with a team of experienced professionals to design, build, and maintain Linux systems in a mixed operating system environment (RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu) with primary focus on supporting computing needs of the organization. In addition to performing day to day system administration duties, the successful candidate will design, build and maintain tools and processes to cater to the growing and evolving needs of the Research and Clinical community of the Hospital. The individual must have the ability to adapt to new technology as we implement automation, containers and cloud services, including a transition to configuration management using Ansible. The candidate should have the ability to identify and solve problems in a proactive manner. Ability to work independently with good technical decision, judgement and minimal supervision is required. The selected individual must possess excellent oral and written communications and interpersonal skills.


    Install, configure, and maintain Linux systems with emphasis on Red Hat Enterprise Linux

    Write shell scripts to automate system administration tasks, bash & python

    Managing DNS, DHCP, LDAP, NFS, NTP, SMTP

    Provisioning and configuration management tools, such as, Kickstart, Satellite, Puppet, Ansible

    Manage daily work flows via ServiceNow and follow-up with clients

    Employs storage multipathing using Logical Volume Manager or best practices. 

    Minimum Education

    • Bachelor's Degree or four years of related experience as Network and/or System Administrator may be substituted.

    Minimum Experience

    • Four (4) years of lead level system administrator experience in system or network operations on in-house or comparable systems or related applications administration is required.
    • Two (2) years experience in one or more of the following areas may be applied to the required four years lead level experience: Linux, Centos RHL, Oracle Linux or Scientific Linux operating experience. 
    • Experience in Oracle or SQL Database Administration preferred.
    • Experience with logical volume manager. 

    Other Credentials

    ITIL Certification is preferred. 

    Red Hat Certified System Admistrator or Red Hat Certified Engineer is preferred. 

    EEO Statement

    St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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