Senior Linux Administrator


  • administration
  • linux
  • devops
  • github
  • puppet
  • chef
  • ansible
  • docker
  • terraform
  • CICD

Job Description

Senior Linux Administrator

Salary: $120k-$130k + bonus

Location: Chicago, IL or Dallas, TX

Hybrid: 3 days on-site, 2 days remote

*We are unable to provide sponsorship for this role*



  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 6+ years of experience in Linux systems installation, operations, administration, and maintenance of physical and virtualized servers
  • 2+ years of experience in DevOps
  • Experience with using Github or other version control tools for source code management
  • Experience using configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef, or Ansible and container tools such as Docker
  • Ability to write and maintain automation code and scripts and IaaS / Infrastructure as code, such as Terraform.
  • Experience with DevOps activities and using CICD pipeline software to deploy code
  • Working knowledge of cloud components and services in AWS or Azure.



  • Provide advanced system administration, operational support and problem resolution for a large complex Linux computing environment, including both virtualized and physical servers.
  • Create and Patch AMIs, perform pull requests, write Automation code using tools such as Ansible, Terraform, etc.
  • Perform Linux administration including changes, deletes, disk space management, application installation and support.
  • Use your infrastructure and networking knowledge to maintain cloud-based infrastructure (predominantly on AWS) involving EC2, S3, RDS & VPC.
  • Use configuration management tools (primarily Ansible and Terraform) to build and maintain a hybrid infrastructure hosted both at colocation facilities and in the public cloud.