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Linux System Administrator

Company: CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc.
Location: Houston
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Linux System Administrator
Category: Infrastructure/Cloud
Main location: United States, Arizona, Phoenix
Alternate Location(s): United States, Georgia, Atlanta
United States, Illinois, Chicago
United States, Louisiana, Lafayette
United States, North Carolina, Charlotte
United States, Texas, Dallas
United States, Texas, Houston
Position ID: J1222-0595
Employment Type: Full Time
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Position Description:
CGI is looking for a Linux System Administrator to join our team!
This role will be a technical position responsible for the installation, maintenance and configuration of Linux servers supporting critical application infrastructure. This person will create and utilize scripts and automation, and function as a technical administrator and work with various teams. The right person will have a passion for automating routine tasks, and publishing/sharing work with team members. They need to have ability to work independently and prioritize tasks to meet project deadlines.
This role can be located at any CGI office in the U.S. however, preferred location is Phoenix, AZ.
Your future duties and responsibilities:
---Strong experience in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
---Strong experience in RHEL 7/8 Linux administration, performance tuning and support experience
---Understanding of secure configurations using benchmarks such as CIS or SCAP
---Write scripts to harden or remediate secure configurations and Perform vulnerability remediation
---Have a strong desire to automate routine tasks
---Strong Shell scripting (bash/ksh, PERL, Python)
---Experience with configuration management tool such as Ansible
---Experience with Source Control tool such as GitLab
---Experience with Rundeck
---Perform OS upgrades and patch installations
---Understanding of Yum/RPM and how to create and synchronize application repositories
---Ability to provision bare metal installs, configure, operate and maintain systems
---Experience using VMware ESXi
---Working with an enterprise wide, large scale matrix environment
---Ability to plan and prioritize work and meet project deadlines
---Must be self-motivated and work well with other groups
---Excellent communication skills (oral and written), interpersonal, and organizational skills are required
---Desire to work in a team environment
---Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) desired.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
---Develop and implement automated solutions to support operational and SLA objectives.
---Respond quickly and effectively to Linux issues and outages
---Understanding of network routing and firewall requirements
---Strong documentation skills with the ability to provide knowledge transfer to other team members
---Provide recommendations to improve design and reduce cost
---Creation of reports for both clients and management
---Participate in 24x7 on-call rotations for Linux support
---Provide technical leadership to more junior team members
---Has experience working in a large Linux environments with formal change management practices
---Experience with Remedy or IPcenter/1Desk preferred
---Must be detail-oriented with good organization skills
---Excellent troubleshooting skills
---Good communication and follow-up skills
---Ability to learn quickly and work independently
---Strong verbal and written communication skills
---Professional and ethical at all times
---Energy, initiative, and a positive attitude
---Must be willing to successfully complete any and all CGI/client specific background & security checks.
---Working knowledge of MS Office products (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Visio, SharePoint)
---Strong documentation skills
---Desire to expand responsibilities beyond initially defined job responsibilities to support emerging needs within the organization
---Ability to effectively aggregate, organize, and present information
---Pragmatic ability to balance process compliance, quality, innovation, and expedience
---Exceptional collaboration, negotiation, and interpersonal skills
---Ability to lead through influence
---Ability to be effective in a fast-paced, quickly changing environment
---Works well under pressure
---Knowledge of Agile & DevOps Concepts
---Experience with ITIL v3 preferred
*CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to: skill set level; experience and training; and licensure and certifications. CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $59,000 -$156,700.
At CGI we call our professionals "members" to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI's benefits include:
Competitive base salaries
Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category
401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members
Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans
Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county emergency coverage in all countries of employment;
Back-up childcare, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more

  • Ansible

  • Customer Service & Support

  • GitLab

  • Linux

  • Python

  • Server Management

    What you can expect from us:
    Insights you can act on
    While technology is at the heart of our clients' digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.
    When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees "members" because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today - one of the world's largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.
    At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.
    Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI - where your ideas and actions make a difference.
    Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.
    CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at US_Employment_Compliance@cgi.com . You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned .
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    All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held. CGI will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.
    CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI's legal duty to furnish information.

Keywords: CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc., Houston , Linux System Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Houston, Texas

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