Job #: 1875

Title: Linux/Unix Administrator


  • New York City, NY
  • Job Type:

  • Permanent
  • Salary Range:
  • $100,000 to $125,000

    • Anywhere
    • Posted 2 years ago


    This Linux/Unix  Administrator will be responsible for installing, configuring and maintaining the Linux/Solaris servers on-premise and cloud as well as installing and maintaining the application software. Additionally, this role will coordinate with Network Administrators and Application Developers in support of the day-to-day operations.

    Key Responsibilities • Research, select, plan, and implement new technologies to support scaling of applications to meet customer and business needs. • Manage Linux/Unix Platform and related open source systems (apache spark, mongoDB, mysql, postgresql, etc.). • Plan and support the implementation of major architectural changes. • Develop tools and scripts to assist with routine maintenance tasks. • Support all related products and triage any issues that come up. • Performance analysis, monitoring, troubleshooting, and resolution of issues. • Maintain documentation of systems and processes. • Participate in On-Call rotation

    Qualifications: • 3+ years of Linux or Solaris experience required.

    • BS Degree in Computer Science or related technical field is preferred. • Working knowledge of core Internet protocols and services (e.g., IP, TCP, UDP, NTP, DNS, HTTP, SMTP, SSH, syslog) required. • Knowledge of ITIL • Strong experience with and understanding of virtualization (VMWare). • Experience with Active Directory and related protocols desired (e.g. Kerberos, LDAP, NTP, Samba, etc.). • Experience with Backup software, Cloud technology, Enterprise Monitoring systems is required  • Experience with security and vulnerability remediation and handling IT Auditing tasks • Fluency in programming/scripting skills for automation in at least one of Bash, Python, and Perl • Previous experience with SAN/NAS infrastructure desired.

    Desirable Traits • Good communication skills  • Demonstrated confidence, maturity, and proactive nature • Eagerness to learn and take on responsibility • Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment


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