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Parsons Corporation Unix/Linux Administrator in Virtual Office, Ontario

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Administer, monitor, and deploy middleware, systems and services in on-premise and AWS environments

  • Perform middleware/systems maintenance and upgrades including deployments, installing service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations

  • Create new and update existing scripts

  • Monitor performance and ensure system availability and reliability

  • Monitor system resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning

  • Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the middleware/systems infrastructure

  • Select and implement security tools, policies, and procedures in compliance with security requirements

  • Provide support and troubleshooting to resolve issues

  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution

  • Participate in 24/7 on-call rotation, and afterhours deployment tasks

  • Remote work

  • Other duties as required

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • 5+ years of middleware/systems/services architecture design, implementation and administration experience in on-premise and AWS environments

  • Expertise in Solaris and Linux system administration, as well as Bash, Python or other scripting languages

  • Working experience with email delivery (postfix, exim, DKIM, SPF, DMARC)

  • Familiarity with systems end-point security technologies (CrowdStrike, Tenable, Splunk)

  • Experience supporting middleware/reporting applications (WebSphere Application Server, HCL portal, Oracle Application Server, Pentaho, Actuate)

  • Experience in developing and maintaining CI/CD processes using tools like SVN, Jenkins, Maven.

  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Terraform.

  • Hands-on experience in building and administration of virtual environments and containers using tools such as VMware, Docker, Kubernetes, Fargate

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently on projects with tight deadlines

  • Analytical, thorough, logical, detail-oriented, team player

Education & Certification

University Degree or Community College Diploma or experience in relevant area of study.

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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