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Looking for a Senior Level Linux Administrator for a Fortune 500 financial services firm!
Top 3: :Strong Linux administration experience including automating tasks using scripting languages. :Strong understanding of TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, SMTP, syslog, etc and running services. :Experienced working with and manipulating data using CLI tools, databases, parsers, regular expressions, etc.
Senior Linux system administration and security tool operation: :Support administration of Linux systems and security tools around logging and network monitoring. :Support security log and network collection project activities. :Develop content to parse log data, map the data correctly and report on the data. :Perform system administration duties including system monitoring, backups, asset management, patching, etc. :Work customer problem tickets and support legal/audit requests. :Work with vendors and other teams to improve processes and resolve coverage issues. :Automate complex tasks using shell/scripting languages. :Capable of designing architecture to support log collection from a variety of environments (including Windows) :Will require some work activities during non-business hours (evenings and weekends) :Maintain internal documentation library, ensuring process and other documentation is regularly updated to reflect the latest operational processes and requirements :Ensure records are maintained for compliance and historical analysis :Provide analytical support as needed for issue management, project assessments, and reporting :Provide consultation and recommendations to internal business partners, customers and vendors in log collection activities and projects :Provide support for end-point device logging configuration and assist with system and network troubleshooting Key qualifications: : Strong understanding and experience with Linux administration and common applications protocols. : Understanding of security information and event management concepts and technologies : Strong understanding of TCP/IP and common internet protocols (DNS, HTTP, SMTP, syslog, etc). : Comfortable setting up/maintaining RedHat based Linux distributions (RedHat, CentOS, Fedora, etc) and Windows servers. : Capable of using tcpdump, wireshark, etc to troubleshoot and perform packet analysis. : Experience writing custom scripts to automate various tasks (preferably in perl, python, powershell, and/or perl) : Strong interpersonal skills to work with varied constituencies : Strong analytical, communication, problem solving, and organization skills :Demonstrated ability to prioritize and handle multiple concurrent assignments with strong attention to details
Educational requirement: :Holds a Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, Information Systems (or equivalent hands on work experience)
Preferred Additional: :Knowledge and experience working with ITSC platform, Service Now, Manage Now :Knowledge and experience with the following technologies: RSA enVision, FireEye, RSA Security Analytics, syslog-ng, rsyslog, IPS :Knowledge and experience configuring internet services on Linux/UNIX based operating system (ftp, ssh, apache) :Knowledge and experience with Group Policy Objects in Active Directory :Knowledge and experience with protocols related to log transfer, FTP, SCP/SFTP, syslog, WinRM :Professional security certification preferred (e.g. CISSP, CISM) :Knowledge of security frameworks, standards, guidelines and best practices (i.e. PCI, ISO, COBIT, FFIEC, SOX) :Knowledge of Information Security and Information Technology Policies, Standards, and Reference Architectures
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