RESPONSIBILITIES Kforce is looking for Advanced Network Architects. Qualified candidates will be analyzing user requirements and defining functional specifications for networks. Performing load balancing administration and tooling. Configuring and maintaining ADLinux integration. Performing Linux Server administration in a complex datacenter environment using extensive knowledge of Linux OS. Performing administration of virtualized servers via VMware vSphere and VMware vSphere web client. Leading the maintenance of the integrity and security of servers and systems and providing strategic direction on new hybrid cloud using docker, Mesos and VMWare. Involved in concept design, through development, integration and operation of automated infrastructure-centric products, including developing Ansible playbook for application and infrastructure deployment. Designing, configuring and managing compute platform, including physical, virtual, and hybrid cloud infrastructure. Design and build app developer centric CICD pipeline using GitHub, Jira, and Jenkins. Conducts systems analysis and development to keep systems current with changing technologies. Performance tuning and troubleshooting critical infrastructure and applications. Develop migration strategies that preserve the availability, performance, integrity, stability, and scalability of systems. Define Server administration processes for the server OS's. Provide support and troubleshoot for clusters SAS Grid LSF, Cfn Cluster and Sun Grid Engine. Configure and troubleshoot Linux based solution RedHat Enterprise CentOS, AWS resources, specifically EC2, S3 and AutoScaling environment. Deploying, requirement gathering, installation and administration of networks. Troubleshooting environments as problems arise, test fixes, and perform follow-ups to ensure problems have been adequately resolved. Identifying, documenting, automating, and engineering processes for repeated tasks. REQUIREMENTS Overseeing the application environment to effectively run and maintain the technology and determine the advisement of potential technology or process improvements. Strategizing, planning, prioritizing, scheduling and partnering in the execution of infrastructure provisioning and configuration while focusing on maintaining or improving security, data integrity, programming logic integrity, and administration. Participating in design reviews for new and existing services and platforms. Analyzing test results and recommending modifications to meet project specifications. Documenting modifications and enhancements made to the network servers as required by the project. Requirements Bachelor's Degree or foreign degree equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Applications, Information Technology, Business, Commerce or Engineering and two years' experience in position or two years' experience in IT or Business Analysis field (or Three Year Diploma or foreign degree equivalent and three years' experience). Special requirements Experience with Linux OS, Sun Grid Engine, RedHat Enterprise and AWS. Travel to various unanticipated client sites required. May reside anywhere in the United States. Qualified candidates should 'Post Mail' their resumes to Kforce Attn Gordon Drijver 1001 East Palm Ave Tampa, FL 33605 Reference Number 14237 Kforce is an Equal OpportunityAffirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.