Senior Linux Specialist


On Site
USD48 - USD57
Contract - W2


Senior Linux Specialist

Job Details

job summary:

We are currently seeking an experienced Senior Linux Specialist to join the Linux support team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for troubleshooting, deployment, and operational support of Linux based systems as well as on-going maintenance. As part of the Linux team, the candidate will work closely with business and other IT groups to provide 3rd level support and technical expertise as needed.

location: Houston, Texas

job type: Contract

salary: $48.28 - 56.79 per hour

work hours: 8am to 4pm

education: Bachelors


  • Support the operation and maintenance of Linux servers, ensuring operational availability & performance, conducting health checks, managing software upgrades, patching (including testing and implementation), system optimization and administration.

  • Monitor server health and performance to identify issues, bugs, or potential improvements

  • Strict adherence to change management processes to ensure changes are properly planned, documented, and deployed

  • Develop, review, and update existing operational documentation (SOPs, application checklists, playbooks, etc)

  • Provide after-hours technical support

  • Collaborate with the Security Operations Center (SOC) team for process optimization, tool tuning & integration, information sharing, playbook development and incident response

  • Implement automated near real-time monitoring of all tools to ensure proper operation and collection of pertinent data

  • Incident and Problem Management; including both during and post-incident, along with Root Cause Analysis

  • Application support, issue management and escalation

  • Perform incident investigation, diagnosis, and resolution

  • Perform system monitoring and remediation


  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 7 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors

  • Linux
  • Linux

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    At Randstad Digital, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact

    Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad Digital offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).

    Applications accepted on ongoing basis until filled.

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