Red Hat Linux Networking and Data Center Lead

Red Hat Linux Networking and Data Center Lead

by Brian Borsa|August 29, 2012
  • Contract
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Reference: STLrevelation20



Cycle3 IT is seeking a highly skilled Red Hat Linux Networking and Data Center Lead for a long term contract.

Design, build, and manage production, staging, and development systems

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v2.1 to v 5.5),

 Xen and KVM virtualization

Solaris (v2.5.1 to v10)

VMware ESX (v 2.5 to 4.0)

VMware ESXi 4.0 and 4.1

VMware Server 2.0

Red Hat Cluster Suite including Xen VM failover

VMware VMotion and High Availability.


Unix Administrator with mixed Linux and Solaris server environments.


Applications included:






Java servlet



Red Hat Enterprise

VMware ESX






BEA WebLogic



SupplyScape ePedigree

Postfix mail server

 ISC BIND DNS server

 VMware Server virtual machine layer

 CUPS print server

Chameleon HL7 interface

Cloverleaf interface


Fedora Directory Server (LDAP)






·         Operating Systems

o    All versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux from 2.1 to 5.5

§  Xen and KVM virtualization

o    All versions of Solaris from 2.5.1 to 10

o    All versions of VMware ESX from 2.5 to 4.0

o    VMware ESXi 4.0 and 4.1

o    VMware Server 2.0

o   All versions of Microsoft Windows Server

·         Server Hardware

o    HP Proliant

o    Dell PowerEdge

§  Sun

·         Storage

o    HP MSA and EVA

o    Dell EqualLogic and PowerVault

o    Sun StorEdge

o    EMC  CLARiiON, Symmetrix and Celerra

o    Various Fibre Channel switches and HBAs

o    QLogic iSCSI HBAs

·         Database Administration

o    MySQL versions 3 through 5.1.x

o    Oracle versions 7 through 10g

o    Some DB2 and Sybase

·         Service Failover Clustering

o    Red Hat Cluster Suite including Xen VM failover

o    VMware VMotion and HA

o    Veritas and Sun

·         J2EE and HTTP Server Software

o    Tomcat versions 3.x through 6.0.x

o    Glassfish version 2.1.1

o    Oracle (BEA) WebLogic versions 6.x through 10.x

o   JBoss versions 4.0.3SP1 through 5.0.1

·         Backup Environments: Veritas NetBackup and IBM Tivoli Storage Manager

o    Global distributed environments with hundreds of systems

o    Large AIT, LTO and DLT libraries with Fibre Channel, direct SCSI and SAS connectivity

o   Database backups for MySQL, Oracle and DB2

·         Monitoring Software: ZenOSS, ZABBIX, Splunk, Nagios, BMC TM-ART and others

·         Security Tools: iptables, Tripwire, Entercept, snort, OpenBSD pf

·         Developer Support: Sun JDK, GNU toolchain, Subversion, CVS

·         Web Applications: Alfresco CMS, MediaWiki

·         Scripting: Shell, Perl, some Python

·         Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio.


·         Deploying and managing a variety of servers, applications, databases, storage arrays, switches, load balancers, firewalls and other components.


·         Analyzing applications and systems for performance, scalability and functional issues.


·         Recommending, testing and implementing solutions to technical issues.


·         Designing environments for new applications, components and performance improvements.

·         Languages, frameworks, databases and tools

o    J2EE Java

o    .NET

o    C#

o    ASP

o    Perl

o    PHP

o     JBoss

o    Tomcat

o    BEA WebLogic

o    Oracle

o    MS SQL

o    MySQL

o    JProfiler

o    Toad

o    ANTS Profiler

o    dotTrace.


·         Systems

o    Dell PowerEdge servers

§   Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CentOS Linux

§   EMC Celerra NAS

§  CLARiiON storage array

§  Dell AX100 storage array

§  Sun Netra running Solaris 9.


·         Cisco 6500 and 3750 series switch/routers

·         Cisco CSS load balancer and SSL accelerators

·         PIX firewalls

·         NetScreen firewall/VPN


To apply for this job email your details to brian@cycle3it.com

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