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Network Infrastructure Engineer II / Linux Admin

Detroit, MI 48243

Posted: 09/20/2018 Industry: Information Technology Management, Network / Systems Job Number: 6903

Linux Systems Administrator (#6903)

Are you a car enthusiast that’ s curious about the other side of the auto-industry?

ektello is looking for a Linux Systems Administrator for one of the most iconic clients in Detroit, MI. Our client is among the world’ s largest automakers. They’ re a multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts. From electric cars to heavy-duty full-size trucks, they provide a complete range of vehicles that meets the needs and expectations of drivers on a global scale.  

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Linux Systems Administration - extensive operating system interaction (Unix Command Language, Perl Scripting)
  • Deployment and implementation of JAVA and WebLogic based apps
  • Additionally, the systems administrator will perform maintenance and operational support activities for computers, network infrastructure, and associated applications, including end user support.
    • Data Center Facilities (access control, environmental conditioning, resource assignment/distribution, etc.)
    • Computing Devices (desktops, notebooks, servers, mobile devices, etc.)
    • Global Network Infrastructure (routers, firewalls, DNS servers, etc.)
    • Engineering Peripherals (vehicles, test modules, scopes, etc.)
    • Operations Support Processes and Procedures (documentation, support, and execution)
  • This position also encompasses rotational 24 x 7 on call support.


Skills and Abilities:
  • Operational experience with sustain activities (application deployment, support and maintenance) 
  • Strong task automation experience, preferably with Perl
  • Skilled in troubleshooting application issues independently
  • Proficient in Linux/Unix ( administration / command language) and  Perl/Shell Scripting (automation), as well as service implementation of  Java/J2E/WebLogic, Oracle/My SQL, and other apps/systems
  • Proven operational support experience both infrastructure (servers, network, etc.) and application (application monitoring, application administration and restart, etc.
  • Proven skills and experience installing, configuring, administrating, monitoring/maintaining computer systems and associated applications in a data center (or equivalent) environment, including web servers such as Apache and WebLogic, application servers such as WebLogic, database servers such as Oracle
  • Proven skills and experience troubleshooting computer and related operational issues independently
  • Proven skills and experience identifying and implementing operational procedures
  • Proven skills and experience conducting end-user support
  • Proven interpersonal and communication skills; capable of writing end user documentation, process/policy/ procedure documentation, operational support incident communications, etc.
  • Proven skills and experience with network/host security (LDAP, Active Directory, UNIX, etc.)
  • Proven skills and experience administrating both UNIX (Linux, Solaris, HP-UX) and Microsoft Windows (2003, 2008, 7) operating systems. Adept at the use of performance analysis methods/tools to tune systems and resolve connectivity problems.
  • Proven understanding of networking/distributed computing environment concepts (Experience configuring network file systems (NFS), network file synchronization schemes, license manager configuration, etc.).
  • Proven experience with TCP/IP networking protocols (ability to debug and manage at the network level, firewall management)
  • Proven skills programming in an administrative language (Perl, UNIX shells, etc.).
  • Exposure to database management a plus (backup, ETL, transactional replication approaches)
  • Exposure to CTI/Telephony PBX administration a plus (Asterisk soft switch, VoIP, SIP, etc.)


Experience:         10 years + Experience with network infrastructure and OS profiling


Location:             Detroit, MI


Duration:            Long-term Contract (12+ months)


  • This is a 2nd shift position.
  • During the training period, the anticipated work schedule will be 9: 00 a.m. to 5: 00 p.m., weekdays.
  • After the training period, the anticipated work schedule will be approximately 4 nights a week/10 hours each, which includes a weekend (ex. Wednesday - Saturday or Sunday - Wednesday). This schedule includes on-call activities.

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