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Cloud Project-Systems Platform Administrator

Job Reference: 17-05906 Type: Contract

Position:  Cloud Project-Systems Platform Administrator
Duration: 4-5+ Months Contact
Location: Rocklin, CA

Job Profile - External Compute PaaS

Position:  System/Platform Administrator - LCM
Looking for multi-talented System/Platform Administrator with expert level experience in supporting systems and applications built on a mix of Oracle and Open Source technologies.  As a contributing member of a globally distributed team, you will be responsible for the support of Cloud Services across various PaaS portfolios.  This is a unique, ground floor opportunity to work on cutting edge platforms to support the growing Cloud Services.
 
Key Responsibilities:
•             Collaborate with Product Development and other operational teams to define production PaaS Service deployment standards and drive standardization across operations.
•             In depth hands-on systems experience with Linux O/S, Weblogic application servers, HTTP servers and DB servers.
•             Work with Development, Release Management, Service Delivery Managers and other Cloud Operations teams on Life Cycle Management (LCM) processes and tools to on-board new and upgrade existing PaaS Services.
•             Work with Security, Server, Network and Monitoring Operations teams to integrate PaaS services into Public Cloud production environments.
•             Train Run-time Management teams (RTM) on new External Compute Service deployment architectures and associated operational monitoring and management tools, including Enterprise Manager (EM), Logstash/Kibana and Real User Experience Insight (RUEI)
•             Provide L2 run-time management (RTM) support for customer Service Request (SR) escalations.
 
Required Skills:
7+ years of senior technical expertise in Linux system administration and scripting
•             5+ years of senior technical experience supporting complex production virtualized infrastructure environments
•             5+ years of senior technical experience with Weblogic application servers and WLST scripting
•             Strong working knowledge with networking firewall and load-balancing configuration experience a plus.
•             Working knowledge of Oracle HTTP Servers (OHS) servers a plus
•             Detailed troubleshooting skills to investigate system performance bottlenecks and bugs.
•             Technical skills and knowledge that extends across Application / Server / Storage / Network technologies to troubleshoot and provide system level guidance/solutions.
•             Strong communication and documentation skills to interface across breadth of Development, QA, CloudQA and other Cloud Operations technical teams and management.
•             Hands on experience in translating capacity requirements into Infrastructure deployment topology, with experience in sizing, capacity planning a plus.
•             Attention to detail.
•             Must be a self-starter, with a strong attention to details.
•             Effective written and verbal communication skills.
•             Willingness to learn new technologies.
 
Preferred Additional Skills:
•             Experience in installing, configuring and managing layered cloud technologies:
o             Operating system (Linux)
o             Application Servers (Weblogics)
o             Database Servers (Oracle RDBMS, MySQL).
•             Certification(s) on Linux/Unix administration in any distribution.
•             Experience with automated IaaS and PaaS deployments
•             Ability to code and script
•             Strong experience with systems troubleshooting
•             Experience with frequent, incremental and continuous code testing (CI) and deployment (CD) processes and tools (Idoru, Artifactory, Hudson, Selenium)
•             Comfort with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders

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Data Center/Systems Administrator - I

Job Reference: 17-05899 Type: Contract

Position                                               : Data Center/Systems Administrator - I
Contract                                              : 5 months to begin with
Location                                              : Hillsboro OR
 
Description:
Our team supports the design, maintenance, upkeep, and improvement of our critical business systems. We support mission critical systems that are central to McAfee's success and have a direct impact on the abilities of our products to keep our customers secure.

You will work with Developers, QA teams, DevOps teams, and Program Managers aid in a McAfee wide certification project. You will be required to document services (data flow diagrams, network diagrams, interdependence with other systems) to ensure we're compliant with the certification tasks.

You will also aide in deployment/configuration of bastion servers, update software packages (such as TLS), any general technical tasks necessary to bring us into compliance.

To excel in this position you must be passionate about quality, security, and be prepared to advocate on behalf of good process and industry best practices. You are an adept problem solver and thrive in a fast paced entrepreneurial environment offering rich learning opportunities.

Your skill set will include:
Linux (RedHat/CentOS) at an experienced level
FreeBSD Experience
A proven history designing and delivering quality document sets.
Working within VMWare tools
Basic coding/scripting skills
Familiarity with configuration management software
Great troubleshooting skills
Great communications skills

Other skills that will help you along
Basic Networking Skills
MongoDB, Hadoop, and MySQL



Aditi Consulting LLC, an MBE Staffing and Consulting firm, have been recognized as Top Diversity Staffing firm 4 years in a row by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). Aditi is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. To know more about what our employees and consultants have to say about us, visit our Glassdoor and YouTube Page
 
 

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Microsoft Engineer

Job Reference: 17-05892 Type: Contract

Duration: 6+ Months (Possibility of extension)
Location: Tempe, AZ
 
Job Description:
Financial Group is looking for a Sr. Systems Administrator with a focus on Microsoft technologies. They possess the ability to influence change within their department and identify, propose, and implement best practices. Working within a culturally and geographically diverse IT Operations Team, the candidate will oversee the installation and ongoing maintenance of systems, software, and equipment in our datacenters and regional offices including business applications. Being a self-starter with strong ownership and accountability with pride in their work is key to being successful in the role.
 
The System Administrator can expect mid to high complexity in the technology field dedicated to our Stability and Scalability program assisting in relocation our current Datacenters to CoLo facilities. Rebuilding and expanding core infrastructure such as DNS, AD, Exchange, DHCP, etc.
 
Must have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology (will consider technical training/job experience equivalents)
  • 3+ years of Microsoft Active Directory administration
  • 3+ years of Microsoft Exchange administration
  • 5+ years of datacenter and bare metal hardware installations, configurations, and management
  • 3+ years of Virtualization administration
  • Experience supporting DNS, Mail routing, SMTP, DHCP
  • Solid understanding of routing, switching, TCP/IP, DHCP, and DNS and underlying network technology
  • Windows scripting language (VBS or PowerShell or Perl) to automate manual tasks where necessary
Experience with these technologies a plus:
  • SCCM/SCOM
  • Managing/Leading a team of other SA’s
  • Work experience in financial services
  • Monitoring Systems
 
Aditi Consulting LLC, an MBE Staffing and Consulting firm, have been recognized as Top Diversity Staffing firm 4 years in a row by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). Aditi is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. To know more about what our employees and consultants have to say about us, visit our Glassdoor and YouTube  Page
 

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Administrative Assistant 2

Job Reference: 17-05870 Type: Contract

Job Title:             Administrative Assistant 2
Location:            Redmond, WA,98052
Duration:            6 Months (with possibility to extend)
Job ID:                74084-1
 
Job description:
This person will be collecting physical mail for the team. A lot of Subpoenas, checks, and other mail that needs to get out to the team.
 
Performs a variety of complex administrative functions for all levels of management including external business partners. Manages schedule(s), coordinates travel arrangements and processes business expenses. Coordinates meetings and events, department financial operations, personnel operations, and facility operations. Manages procurement of goods and services including computer equipment, office supplies, reference materials, and vendor relationships. Provides general office support. Serves as the department/group contact. Completes special projects as assigned.
 
Top required skills:

  • Moderate Experience with MS Office – Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Some experience with accounting, book keeping, accounts payable and finance – this person will have access to finance systems and need to route checks
Aditi Consulting LLC, an MBE Staffing and Consulting firm, have been recognized as Top Diversity Staffing firm 4 years in a row by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). Aditi is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. To know more about what our employees and consultants have to say about us, visit our Glassdoor and YouTube Page
 

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Cloud Project-Systems Platform Administrator LCM

Job Reference: 17-05822 Type: Contract

Position: Cloud Project-Systems Platform Administrator LCM
Location: Redwood Shores, CA 94065
Duration: 4+ Months Contact


PaaS Operations group is looking for talented Cloud Operations Engineers with expert level experience in supporting systems built on a mix of Oracle and Openstack technologies.  As a contributing member of a globally distributed team, you will be responsible for the deployment and support of internally developed services/applications supporting the various PaaS portfolios.  This is a unique, ground floor opportunity to work on cutting edge platforms in support of Oracle's growing Cloud Services. This position would require working in shifts and being on call.
 
Key Responsibilities:
•             Operational ownership in the deployment, delivery and support of escalated issues.
•             Collaborate with other operational teams during Service on-boarding, capacity expansion, as well as ensure adherence to production deployment standards.
•             Automate deployment processes whenever possible.
•             Handle customer escalations and provide Tier-2 support.
 
Required Skills:
•             5+ years of experience supporting production environments on Unix platforms.
•             Extensive knowledge of Docker, UNIX services & internals
•             Expert level experience in the deployment and support of infrastructure and applications.
•             Technical skills and knowledge that extends across Application / Server / Storage / Network technologies to troubleshoot and provide system level guidance/solutions
•             Strong ability to solve operational problems, with ability to identify and automate common routines.
•             Exposure to webserver concepts and technologies like Tomcat, networking concepts is highly desirable.
•             Scripting knowledge in perl/shell/python etc
•             Willingness to learn new technologies
 
Preferred Additional Skills:
•             Prior experience as a Cloud Operations Engineer or DevOps Engineer.
•             Certification(s) in a Linux administration in any distribution.
•             Experience with automated service deployment tools
•             Experience with automated configuration management tools (like Chef)
•             A strong focus on business outcomes
•             Comfort with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders

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Administrative Assistant

Job Reference: 17-05793 Type: Contract

Title                    : Administrative Assistant
Location             : Peoria, IL 61629
Duration             : 12 months contract
 
Job Description:
Candidate Responsibilities:
Summary: Responsible for providing high-level administrative support by conducting research, handling information requests and performing clerical functions.
Education/Experience: Five to seven years relevant experience required.
Skills and Competencies: Verbal and written communication skills, multi-tasking, customer service skills and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work independently and manage one's time.
  • Ability to keep information organized and confidential.
  • Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform general office duties such as ordering supplies, maintaining records management systems, and performing basic bookkeeping work.
  • Prepare invoices, reports, memos, letters, financial statements, and other documents.
  • File and retrieve corporate documents, records, and reports.
  • Open, sort and distribute incoming correspondence, including faxes and emails.
  • Prepare responses to correspondence containing routing inquiries.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Adding and adjusting inventory, processing customer invoice's, collections, creating BOL, and sales orders.
  • Tracking scrap recycle, scheduling in & outbound trucks.
  • Maintain daily scheduling outbound and tracking revenue streams
 
Typical Day
Data entry for multiple work areas
 
Education Requirement
High school diploma or GED required.
 
Technical Skills
Must have invoicing accuracy, inventory accuracy.
 
Soft Skills
Customer service, communication skills required

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Technical Project Manager - Mid

Job Reference: 17-05712 Type: Contract

 Duration: 6+ Months (High possibility of extension)
Location: San Mateo CA

 
Job Overview:
The Technical IT Project Manager is responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating Agile project teams to achieve a high level of performance; while adhering to existing standards and delivery processes. The Technical IT Project Manager will manage stakeholder relationships and ensure support and alignment to IT departmental roadmaps; manage project cost and forecasting, as well as vendor and departmental relationships.  The Technical IT Project Manager will manage projects relating to IT Data Center Services / Infrastructure and DevOps information systems, networking, and telecommunications.
 
Principle Duties / Responsibilities:
  • Lead and motivate Agile and Waterfall project teams for Enterprise projects
  • Define and manage project scope and budget
  • Assist in creating Agile and Waterfall increment project plans and schedules
  • Assess risk - identify risk to project success
  • Define metrics – identify measures for success related to delivery of the project
  • Manage project delivery process
  • Manage stakeholders’ expectations and communications
  • Communicate lessons learned, meeting minutes, project charts, project timelines, and best practices to group management
  • Request approval for changes for IT projects
  • Responsible for Project Review meetings to the Manager, Program Management
  • Conduct team meetings, as required
  • Work with the team to remove impediments
  • Manage several concurrent high visibility projects using a blend of Agile and Waterfall
  • Role of Scrum Master
 
Required Knowledge / Skill:
  • Previous skills as an IT System Administrator
  • Experience with Agile project management of information systems, Active Directory, networking, and telecommunications
  • Proficient at technical writing
  • Experience with creating large project plans and working in a large Agile project management organization
  • High proficiency with verbal and written communications
  • Ability to quickly adapt and respond to shifts in project/program
 
Qualifications:
Required Experience / Education:
  • Degree or equivalent certification
  • 4+ years in Information Technology
  • Proven skills as a technical writer
 
Preferred Experience / Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2+ years in Infrastructure as an IT Project Manager
  • PMI PMP or Scrum certification
  • Experience with SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework for the Enterprise)
 
Job Specifications
Freedom to act:
  • Work is accomplished without task level directions
  • Has significant latitude in developing roles and responsibilities for project
  • Ability to manage change and direct or change task
  • Responsible for communications with no oversight
 
Problem complexity:
  • Use creativity and experience to resolve complex problem and/or issues
  • Use judgment and knowledge of policies and best practices to complete projects
  • Has the ability and experience to influence stakeholders and project team to resolve issue
 
Level of impact:
  • Has significant impact to multiple organizations if projects are not completed on time using standard IT policies and best practice.
 
Working conditions:
  • Some travel required (15%)
  • Weekly project review meeting with IT Program Manager
 
Aditi Consulting LLC, an MBE Staffing and Consulting firm, have been recognized as Top Diversity Staffing firm 4 years in a row by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). Aditi is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. To know more about what our employees and consultants have to say about us, visit our Glassdoor and YouTube Page.
 

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Technical IT Project Manager

Job Reference: 17-05709 Type: Contract

Duration: 6+ Months (High possibility of extension)
Location: San Diego CA

 
Job Overview:
The Technical IT Project Manager is responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating Agile project teams to achieve a high level of performance; while adhering to existing standards and delivery processes. The Technical IT Project Manager will manage stakeholder relationships and ensure support and alignment to IT departmental roadmaps; manage project cost and forecasting, as well as vendor and departmental relationships.  The Technical IT Project Manager will manage projects relating to IT Data Center Services / Infrastructure and DevOps information systems, networking, and telecommunications.
 
Principle Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Lead and motivate Agile and Waterfall project teams for Enterprise projects
  • Define and manage project scope and budget
  • Assist in creating Agile and Waterfall increment project plans and schedules
  • Assess risk - identify risk to project success
  • Define metrics – identify measures for success related to delivery of the project
  • Manage project delivery process
  • Manage stakeholders’ expectations and communications
  • Communicate lessons learned, meeting minutes, project charts, project timelines, and best practices to group management
  • Request approval for changes for IT projects
  • Responsible for Project Review meetings to the Manager, Program Management
  • Conduct team meetings, as required
  • Work with the team to remove impediments
  • Manage several concurrent high visibility projects using a blend of Agile and Waterfall
  • Role of Scrum Master
 
Required Knowledge / Skill:
  • Previous skills as an IT System Administrator
  • Experience with Agile project management of information systems, Active Directory, networking, and telecommunications
  • Proficient at technical writing
  • Experience with creating large project plans and working in a large Agile project management organization
  • High proficiency with verbal and written communications
  • Ability to quickly adapt and respond to shifts in project/program
 
Qualifications:
Required Experience / Education:
  • Degree or equivalent certification
  • 4+ years in Information Technology
  • Proven skills as a technical writer
 
Preferred Experience / Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2+ years in Infrastructure as an IT Project Manager
  • PMI PMP or Scrum certification
  • Experience with SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework for the Enterprise)
 
Job Specifications
Freedom to act:
  • Work is accomplished without task level directions
  • Has significant latitude in developing roles and responsibilities for project
  • Ability to manage change and direct or change task
  • Responsible for communications with no oversight
 
Problem complexity:
  • Use creativity and experience to resolve complex problem and/or issues
  • Use judgment and knowledge of policies and best practices to complete projects
  • Has the ability and experience to influence stakeholders and project team to resolve issue
 
Level of impact:
  • Has significant impact to multiple organizations if projects are not completed on time using standard IT policies and best practice.
 
Working conditions:
  • Some travel required (15%)
  • Weekly project review meeting with IT Program Manager
 
Aditi Consulting LLC, an MBE Staffing and Consulting firm, have been recognized as Top Diversity Staffing firm 4 years in a row by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). Aditi is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. To know more about what our employees and consultants have to say about us, visit our Glassdoor and YouTube Page.
 

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SA3 - Senior System Administrator

Job Reference: 17-05632 Type: Contract

Position: Systems Administrator - REQ1019501
Location: Redwood Shores, CA 94065
Duration: 12+ Months contract
 
SA3 - Senior System Administrator

We perform performance trend analysis and manage the server/network capacity. Propose client configuration and implement technical solutions to enhance and/or troubleshoot the system. Work with others to define proper solution, coordinate with vendor for our purchase needs, responsible for support documentation as well.
 
Job duties are varied and complex utilizing independent judgment. May have project lead role, 5 years of related experience in a medium to large network distributed and computing environment. BS in Computer Science or related field.
 
Required skills:
•             Strong inter-personal and communication skills
•             Demonstrate track record of delivering and producing deliverables that exceed customer expectation
•             Fully competent in own area of expertise (Unix System Administration)- anticipates problems and develops contingency plans.
•             Duties and tasks are varied and complex requiring independent judgment.
•             Uses professional concepts, company policies/procedures & creativity to solve a wide range of problems.
•             Drive technical innovation and efficiency in infrastructure via automation
•             Contributes to complex aspects of a project or assignment.
•             Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills.
•             Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction/mentoring to others.
•             A solid understanding of networking/distributed computing environment concepts
 
Required background:
•             At least five years of related experience in a medium to large distributed network and computing environment
•             Experience working in project teams, and being a primary contact for project related work.
•             Must be able to undergo Security Clearance to SC Level
 
Desirable:
•             A degree in computer science or a related field. 
•             Ability to execute small to medium size projects.
 
Appropriate responsibilities:
•             Responsible for creating and implementing system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of computing systems.
•             Implementation of projects that have direct impact to the success of the business. 
•             Direct customer (Internal Oracle) management, including relationship building, and the sharing of technical expertise. 
•             Experience in handling high profile escalations, along with communications to director and vice president management levels.
•             Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others.
•             Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in areas of specialization.
•             Define important metrics to identify customer experience, identifying right monitoring and alarming services and implement it for critical service.
•             Willing to go deep into the technology to find out appropriate solution that fits organizational business need
 
Operations Department specific basic skills:
•             Production experience with running services on:
o             Flavors of Linux like OEL, Red Hat Linux
o             Solaris on modern Sun equipment
•             Virtualization technologies (Xen preferrable)
•             General UNIX troubleshooting and administration
•             Computer networking (TCPIP, DNS, NIS, etc)
•             Experience dealing with customer relationships
•             Able to work with different internal teams for project work
•             General Understanding of relational databases
•             General scripting knowledge using k-shell, bash-shell or Perl
•             Knowledge of Window OS would be an added advantage
 
Additional preferred skills:
•             Experience in any of the Cloud technology
•             Strong multitasking skill, flexible and willing to take risk
•             Advanced  verbal, written and presentation skill
•             Knowledge on Load balancer, Routing protocol, Disaster recovery
•             Basic knowledge on JSON, Python or Ruby on Rail
•             Knowledge on Oracle engineered systems e.g. Exadata, BDA, Exalogic
•             Hands on experience on orchestration tool like MC, Puppet, Chef, Ansible
•             Work experience in 24 x7 environment is additional advantage

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Network Tools Engineer

Job Reference: 17-05589 Type: Contract

(3-5 yrs) *** Network Engineer - Solarwinds and Network Tools. The qualified candidates will have experiance administering and operating Network tools such as Solarwinds, Netscout, and others, specifically the Network monitoring, management, and alerting portion. Prefer someone with strong Solarwinds experience.
The main function of a network engineer is to determine user requirements and design specifications for computer networks. A typical network engineer is responsible for planning and implementing network upgrades. An entry level network engineer typically has a Bachelor degree in computer science or a related field with previous experience as a system administrator. As the levels progress, the years’ experience increase along with leadership expectations, with the introduction of a supervisory role at Level 4. The technical skills, including the ability to install, support and maintain the software infrastructure, starting from basic at Level 1 to expert at Level 5.
Education/Experience
o Bachelor degree in computer science or a related field required or requisite experience
o 3-5 years’ experience required
Responsibility level
o Exercises minimal independent judgment with direction from supervisor
Skills
o Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills (Required)
o Ability to work independently and manage one’s time (Required)
o Strong mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback (Required)
o Strong knowledge of computer hardware and software (Required)
o Strong knowledge of computer software, such as configuration management software, desktop communications software, operating system software and internet directory services software (Required)
Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:
o Supervise network tools operations, maintenance, repairs or upgrades
o Review and approve equipment configuration prototypes for tools management and monitoring, including network hardware, software, servers, or server operation systems
o Review and approve solutions for network problems using tools
o Review and approve conceptual, logical or physical network tools designs
o Develop procedures to track, project or report network availability, reliability, capacity or utilization

Aditi Consulting LLC, an MBE Staffing and Consulting firm, have been recognized as Top Diversity Staffing firm 4 years in a row by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). Aditi is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. To know more about what our employees and consultants have to say about us, visit our Glassdoor and YouTube Page
 

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