Linux Administrator / System Administrator

Full Time


    • Linux
    • Windows
    • IIS
    • Apache
    • IT

    Job Description

    Location: Quincy, MA
    Title: Linux Administrator

    Location: Quincy, MA - Hybrid

    Duration: 12+ Months

    Hours per week: 37.5

    Summary (Job Overview):

    The client is looking for a Linux Administrator who will serve as a Linux, Windows, and AWS cloud system administrator. They will be expected to stay abreast of advances in technologies; assessing, making recommendations, and deploying said technologies. They are expected to be a leader in collaboration efforts across organizations (architecture, development, operational teams, business units, etc.) in solving critical business and technology issues while improving customer experience.

    Job Duties (Detailed Statement of Duties and Responsibilities):
    • Assist with design, deploy, and support infrastructure solutions for client.
    • Provide day-to-day support/administration of OS (Linux/Unix), IIS, Apache, Windows, and associated infrastructure within AWS public cloud and on-prem hosting.
    • Provide support directly to internal stakeholders throughout the enterprise to enable and support highly available application solutions
    • Assess standards, practices, technologies, and ecosystems and make recommendations for improvements and in support of ongoing improvements.
    • Facilitate various administration/operation tasks (Examples: operational standards, automation, developing/implementing code)
    • Assist with Migrate/upgrade and support best practices/procedures, risk assessments, contingency planning, security, and disaster recovery & business continuity planning
    • Assist with resolving vulnerability issues and hardening OS with every release/patch cycle and whenever new vulnerability is found.
    • Implement OS audits/compliance through tools and scripts as required by Organization
    • Provide technical support to internal stakeholders through the ability to analyze, troubleshoot, and solve complex technical problems across multiple technical disciplines
    • Interact and communicate with various levels of management on projects and initiatives
    • Provide leadership in the migration of legacy technologies to current standards
    • Identify and successfully troubleshoot problems in all environments and work across teams to ensure problems get resolved in a timely manner
    • Function in a fast-paced, multi-tasking, environment
    • Available for off-hour incidents and provide 24x7 on-call production support on a rotation basis
    • Provide up-to-date documentation and training to various client teams as necessary.
    • Work towards continuous process improvements.
    • Work interchangeably with windows administrator to support both Linux and windows systems.

    Required Skills (Special Skill Set, Abilities, Knowledge):
    • Minimum of 4 years of experience with Linux (Red Hat, Ubuntu, etc.) administration
    • Experience with Windows, WebLogic, Apache, IIS administration will be a plus.
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience with container platforms (Examples: Kubernetes, OpenShift, Swarm, etc.), and management systems preferred
    • Minimum of 4 years of experience in delivering Information Technology projects to medium/large enterprises
    • Experience with storage management (NAS, SAN, AWS storages etc.) preferred
    • Excellent configuring, troubleshooting and diagnostic skills across the full IT technology stack
    • Strong interpersonal, written/verbal communication, and team dynamic skills
    • Ability to clearly communicate technology topics across a broad range of technical and non-technical backgrounds


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