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Linux Administrator


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We have an excellent opportunity for a motivated, organized individual seeking a challenging and rewarding opportunity in a fast-paced environment at one of our clients in the South Metro.  The Linux Systems Administrator is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure.


  • Ensure that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational needs
  • Design of system administration-related solutions for various project and operational needs
  • Build servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements
  • Install, configure, and upgrade systems applications
  • Work closely with ERP Development, Support, and Database Administrative Staff  to build and maintain stable systems
  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures
  • Contribute to and maintain system standards
  • Research and recommend innovative and automated approaches for system administration tasks while identifying approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale
  • Perform daily and long term system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs
  • Perform regular security monitoring
  • Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media, recovery tapes or disks are created and tested
  • Investigate and troubleshoot issues
  • Repair and recover from hardware or software failures by coordinating and communicating with impacted constituencies
  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis and upgrade administrative tools and utilities
  • Configure and add new services as necessary
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required
  • Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as necessary


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 5+ years of prior Oracle Linux systems administration experience required
  • Experience working with virtual environments such as VMWare or OVM
  • Experience managing SANs a plus
  • Ability to lift computer equipment up to 40 pounds
  • Proven ability to gain expertise in new applications
  • Strong analytical capabilities
  • Ability to multi-task


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