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Linux Administrator

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Job Title: Linux Systems Administrator

Permanent Position - Feb 1

Location: Remote, but ideally would like candidates in MI, PA or IA

Job Description

Our client is looking for a  full time resource to provide Linux System Administration supporting applications in a production environment.  Provide Unix/Linux administration to configure, implement, and maintain hardware and operating system environments. Participates in initial project analysis including feasibility studies, scope, timeline, task list, and duration of projects. Designs, implements, and performs UNIX authentication and security audits while providing solutions and remediation for identified discrepancies. Provides technical expertise and assistance to team members as required. Reviews real-time trending information, and contacts tiered support, when necessary. Maintains regular contact with users and supervisor/manager regarding status of open or pending service calls. Assesses and develops long-term strategic goals for production operating systems versions in conjunction with data owners.


Duties may include but not be limited to:

  • Routine Linux system administration (experience with any version of Linux)
  • Optimizes backup processes and disk space allocations
  • Performs installations and upgrades
  • Monitors and reviews logs
  • Applies appropriate operating system security measures
  • Designs and implements high availability solutions
  • Plans data migrations between systems
  • Monitors operating system, hardware, storage, and backup procedures
  • Determines execution and recovery times during disaster recovery and production environment testing, along with designing and implementing efficiency improvements
  • Engineers and implements redundant systems
  • Develops and enforces policies, procedures, and tests for disaster recovery and data archiving to ensure effective protection and integrity of data assets