Redhat/Linux Analyst

Redhat/Linux Analyst


Birmingham, AL



Red Hat/Linux System Administrator

Long term Contract to hire – W2

Hybrid – Birmingham, AL



  • This position is responsible for engineering, implementing, and supporting Red Hat Linux server infrastructure. The successful candidate will need to have a strong experience and knowledge of Red Hat Linux OS, Red Hat Satellite, and related system software and tools. This is an operations and support organization and some after-hours work may be required.



  • BS/BA in Computer Science or MIS is desired or equivalent work experience
  • Strong experience and knowledge of Red Hat Linux server hardware platforms and other components (CPU, clusters, storage area networks, disk and enterprise backup solutions)
  • Strong experience and knowledge of building, patching, and supporting Red Hat Linux server operating systems and associated software such as Red Hat Satellite and Red Hat Ansible/Tower
  • Strong experience and knowledge of Dell hardware and virtual Red Hat Linux servers running on VMWare
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory, VAS, NFS, SAMBA, DNS, DHCP
  • Knowledge of scripting for automation, Puppet and YUM are highly desired for the purpose of server provisioning and configuration drift management
  • Ability to provide support for the implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Linux Operating Systems on virtual and physical platforms
  • Experience and knowledge utilizing IT incident and configuration change management tools such as Remedy
  • Ability to effectively organize tasks, manage multiple priorities/details, meet schedules, and deliver on customer commitments
  • Professional oral and written communication skills
  • High level of demonstrated self-initiative and self-learner
  • Ability to build relationships and work in a team atmosphere as well as work independently, prioritizing major tasks by overall impact to the company
  • Ability to analyze information from multiple sources to determine best course of action
  • Ability to provide and accept feedback
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Understanding of how activities impact functional budget
  • Demonstrate Our Values: Safety First, Unquestionable trust, Superior Performance, and Total Commitment


  • Engineering, installation and maintenance of Unix/Linux server hardware, operating systems, and system software while following compliance and security standards, meeting project timelines, following documented processes and change procedures, and meeting customer requirements
  • Provide second level technical support to team members, customers, and other areas both within and outside of IT
  • Provide full life-cycle management for servers and system software
  • General knowledge of asset management tool(s) to ensure Red Hat Linux inventory is accurate and up to date, including proper accounting information for billing
  • Diagnose and resolve other problems as able to meet service level expectations
  • Participate in departmental initiatives
  • Communicate progress, problems and best practices to management, team leads and teammates


  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or MIS strongly preferred; four (4) years of relevant technical experience is an acceptable substitute
  • A minimum of five (3) to eight (5) years of service (depending on job level), providing technical and organizational support for in-scope technologies. When relevant technical experience is substituted for a degree, the minimum experience requirement increases by four (4) years


The hourly pay range for this position is $40 to $50/hr (dependent on factors including but not limited to client requirements, experience, statutory considerations, and location). Benefits available to full-time employees: medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, 401k and commuter benefits. Note: Disclosure as required by the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (CO), NYC Pay Transparency Law, and sb5761 (WA).


About Synergis

Synergis serves a myriad of clients across nearly all industries, from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies. The outcomes of these relationships are demonstrated in a growing list of more than 300 clients and industry recognition by Inc. magazine and the Atlanta Business Chronicle. From its foundation in 1997, Synergis has been successfully recruiting and placing IT professionals in all areas of information technology. For more information about Synergis, please visit the company website at


Synergis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military/veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.


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About Synergis

Our digital world has accelerated the need for businesses to build IT ecosystems that enable growth and innovation along with enhancing the Total experience (TX). Synergis partners with our clients at the intersection of talent and transformation to scale their balanced teams of tech, digital and creative professionals.

Synergis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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