Senior System Administrator


Senior Level Systems Administrator for CLASS Project

Employment Type: Full Time

Description: INNOVIM, a growing scientific and high technology company, seeks a self-motivated Systems Administrator to support the NOAA CLASS program. Position is based in Asheville, NC.


The successful candidate will use their skills and experience in systems administration to support Linux/Windows environments. The Systems Administrator will have good technical knowledge of Red Hat Enterprise 6+, CentOS 6+, Shared Disk File Systems, Hierarchical Storage Management (HSM), Windows 2008 servers, Active Directory and VMWare. Other duties include:
•Provide Linux and Windows server OS installation, integration, maintenance, and upgrades
•Perform system, network and I/O performance monitoring and analysis
•Participation in and support of custom software releases and enterprise backups
•Participation in racking, cabling, and labeling of new servers in the datacenter
•Maintain hardware inventory, work with hardware and software vendors for problem determination and resolution, and handle hardware shipping and receiving of equipment.
•Support 24×7 operations environment (ability to support off-hours, weekends, holidays if needed)

Required Education/Skills:
•Bachelor’s degree; 8 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Experience with RHEL 6+ and CentOS 6+ Linux servers and workstations, Windows 2008 servers, Windows 7 desktops, Active Directory, and VMWare products
•Understanding of disk-based technologies: RAID, LVM
•Understanding of storage area networks (SAN)

•Understanding of IT Automation and configuration management tools and concepts. Experience with Ansible preferable.

•Familiarity with enterprise backup and configuration management tools and principles.

•Understanding of security concepts like Two-factor authentication and Common Access Card (CAC)
•Proficient in scripting to automate processes: shell scripts, PERL, python, ruby
•Ability to write technical documentation
•Ability to lift computer equipment weighing up to 60 pounds


Selected applicants will be required to complete a federal government background investigation.

INNOVIM offers competitive salaries; vacation, sick, and holiday leave; major medical, dental, life, long-term and short-term disability insurance; 401K retirement plan; tuition assistance; and opportunities for employee career growth and development.

You may also fax your resume to (301) xxx-xxxx. If you need assistance, please call (301) xxx-xxxx.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veterans’ status. INNOVIM is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

To apply for this job email your details to