Robert Half Technology Systems Engineer (Linux, Cisco) in Bernardsville, New Jersey

SERVICES/DELIVERABLES: This position involves day-to-day operation of an enterprise information technology (IT) infrastructure. The primary responsibilities of this candidate is to administer in-house Linux servers including virtualization environment of the servers, disk storage arrays, network infrastructure, and assist with project specific test bed setup, configuration and troubleshoot. The primary functions for this positions are LINUX and Cisco/Networking. Following is a general list of tasks that this system administrator performs routinely:

  • Perform sever and storage array hardware installation and troubleshoot

  • Perform OS install, upgrade and apply patches; maintain patch repository

  • Maintain and perform upgrade or expansion as well as configuration changes to the company's network infrastructure which is built using Cisco equipment

  • Maintain and write shell or other program language scripts as needed for automation of system administration tasks

  • Maintain and troubleshoot critical server services including Apache, DNS, DHCP, sendmail, LDAP, license server services, mailing list exploder, and Samba

  • Perform configuration and customization to various open source tools used in the infrastructure; Some of the tools that are currently used include OpenVPN, MRTG, Nagios, NetDB, RANCID, Squid proxy, Samba windbind, OCSInventory

  • Install and configure project specific software packages as needed

  • Troubleshoot end user PC issues and basic network problems, change printer cartridge

  • Perform other IT related tasks as directed to insure the effective operation of the operation

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Req ID: 02720-0010002825

Functional Role: Network Administrator

Country: USA

State: NJ

City: Bernardsville

Postal Code: 07924

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: REQUIRED SKILL:

  • Cisco switch and router configuration, including solid understanding of VLAN technology, BPDUGuard, Network Address Translation, IPSec VPN and BGP routing protocols

  • Experiences in CentOS and Red Hat Linux system administration, Ubuntu, VMware workstation, and Virtual Box experiences are welcome

  • Solid working knowledge of Citrix Xen and or Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization, including cluster configuration

  • Working experience in configuring iSCSI or other network attached storage devices

  • Good understanding of network protocols and network knowledge

  • Shell programming experiences and Good communication skills U.S. CITIZENSHIP IS REQUIRED For immediate consideration; please send resumes to