Linux Sr Systems Analyst in Chesapeake, VA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Dollar Tree   •  

Chesapeake, VA 23320

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


5 - 7 years

Posted 56 days ago

Job Description

Job Purpose:

Maintain a fast growing Linux and evolving computing environment by using Linux skills and experience to support the business and provide excellent service.


  • Work with project teams to support new applications and initiatives
  • Provide daily support of work requests
  • Support production systems as needed as a member of weekly on-call rotation
  • Support DR and BCRP efforts and testing
  • Help enforce company and industry security standards (SOX, PCI)
  • Work within framework of change control and trouble ticket system
  • Automate repetitive processes
  • Maintain system performance by using system monitoring and analysis tools
  • Patch systems on a regular basis and as required, bring existing systems up-to-date
  • Ability to work unassisted and manage time to satisfy project priorities
  • Proactive troubleshooting of critical issues, reducing downtime and vulnerabilities

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of five years of experience with system administration of production Linux servers, preferably using Red Hat Linux or Oracle Enterprise Linux
  • Experience with shell scripting (Bash, Korn shell, Perl)
  • Experience with Red Hat Satellite, Puppet, Spacewalk, Kickstart automation/configuration tools
  • Good communication and documentation skills
  • Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical audiences
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Light overnight travel required

Preferred Skills:

  • AIX and HP-UX experience is a plus
  • Experience with virtualization (Oracle OVM, VMware)
  • Knowledge and experience with external disk storage arrays (NetApp, Hitachi) and backup software (CommVault, NetBackup)
  • Experienced with LVM, SSH, file transfer protocols
  • System monitoring software experience (Nagios, etc.) is a plus
  • Clustering and virtualization experience is a plus, especially Red Hat Cluster Suite
  • Experience maintaining and supporting a production environment with large Oracle databases
  • Knowledge of Oracle E-Business Suite very helpful
  • Samba and Active Directory experience is a plus
  • Ability to support remote sites

Valid Through: 2019-9-16