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Southern Company OT Systems Analyst- Red Hat Linux Support (Atlanta or Birmingham) in Birmingham, Alabama

OT Systems Analyst- Red Hat Linux Support (Atlanta or Birmingham)

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JOB SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for engineering, implementing, and supporting Red Hat Linux server hardware platforms and operating systems. The successful candidate will need to have a strong experience and knowledge of Red Hat Linux deployment solutions, such as Red Hat Satellite and Red Hat Ansible/Tower, and related system software and tools such as VAS, NFS, SAMBA, DNS, etc. This is an operations and support organization and some after-hours work may be required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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

  • Knowledge of security policies and how cyber security impacts the technology and power delivery industry

  • Ability to provide support for the implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Linux Operating Systems on virtual and physical platforms

  • General knowledge of Southern Company’s core business

  • 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

  • Ability to operate in a regulatory environment which requires meticulous attention to detail with consistent adherence to compliance standards

  • Understanding of rules and regulations that govern the use of technology, such as NERC CIP and internal policies

  • Professional oral and written communication skills required especially pertaining to managing a regulatory environment, collecting evidence, and documenting potential noncompliance events

  • High level of demonstrated self-initiative and self-learner

  • Ability to communicate and work with all levels of management, vendors, and other internal and external groups

  • Ability to negotiate with and influence others - internally as well as vendors

  • 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

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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 Unix/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

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or MIS strongly preferred; four (4) years of relevant technical experience is an acceptable substitute

  • A minimum of five (5) to eight (8) 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

  • Appropriate technology, security, and/or compliance certifications are highly desired

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Job Field: Information Technology

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Alabama-Metro Birmingham/Eastern AL-Birmingham

Operating Company: Southern Company Services

Other Locations: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

APC Corporate Headquarters - 600 North 18th Street (600BIRMINGHAM)

600 North 18th Street

Birmingham, 35203

Georgia Power Headquarters - 241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE (241ATLANTA)

241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE

Atlanta, 30308

Req ID: SCS2009189

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