Manager Linux Server Administrators

$140,000 - $170,000

Full Time

  • Work from home


  • RedHat
  • Terraform
  • DevOps
  • Linux administration
  • financial industry

Job Description


Manager, Server Administration (Linux)

SALARY: $140k - $170k plus 15%

Chicago - On Site 3 days a week


Looking for a manager with strong background in Linux administration.  AWS Cloud RedHat EMC Storage CICD Terraform Jenkins Artifactory GitHub Automation Ansible Python Large enterprise environment financial industry a big plus.


Lead a team highly talented LINUX engineers to facilitate the administration of the  environment. Provide team leadership required to support a large, complex Linux based computing environment and an increasing transition to infrastructure in Cloud. Assist in driving “infrastructure as code” mentality throughout the organization and demonstrate a passion for automation concepts and tools. Provide mentoring and direction to the team on DevOps and automation. Utilize customer service skills while acting as a technical resource to internal departments and system users.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage day to day operations of highly virtualized Linux compute infrastructure
  • Provide status reporting (availability, performance capacity utilization)
  • Create and maintain process & policy documentation
  • Drive automation of Linux systems


  • Ability to communicate well and manage a team located in multiple cities
  • Good consultative, communication, analytical, and judgment skills
  • Strong background in Compute (LINUX) administration
  • Working knowledge of Virtualization and Storage infrastructure
  • Working knowledge and experience in Cloud Infrastructure

Technical Skills

  • LINUX Systems (Redhat and Amazon linux)
  • EMC storage
  • VMWare virtualization
  • Cloud technologies (AWS)
  • CI/CD (Terraform, Jenkins, Artifactory, Github)
  • Automation (Ansible, Python)

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in Compute (LINUX) administration
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Cloud technologies and CI/CD technologies
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in managing people and leading projects.
  • Experience in a regulated / financial industry a plus