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Linux Systems Administrator (+1 remote day a week)

  • OtterBase
  • Nashville, TN, USA
  • Sep 21, 2019
Information Technology

Job Description

Job Description

The Linux Systems Administrator works as a member of the engineering operations team to ensure that services are performing and operating in accordance with defined service levels. This role has primary responsibility for operating and improving on-site and cloud solutions, as well as developing automated solutions for routine tasks. The Linux Admin will work closely with the product, data, and development teams.


· Manage and monitor all development and production systems and infrastructure

· Install, configure, and maintain operating systems, application software and system tools

· Ensure services maintain compliance with defined security standards

· Create and maintain custom scripts to increase solution efficiency and improve availability

· Troubleshoot and solve complex software, hardware, and service issues.

· Perform root causes analysis on escalation items.

· Perform peer review for solution changes, merge requests, and architecture enhancements

· Contribute to support tooling and process development.

· Interface with internal and external stakeholders.

· Participate in a weekly on-call rotation to ensure the highest levels of system availability

· Work with peers to assign, prioritize and complete daily tasks

Qualifications and Experience:

· 5+ years installing, configuring and troubleshooting UNIX and Windows environments

· Demonstrated experience in the administration of application stacks (e.g. Tomcat, Postfix, Apache, MySQL, PHP, Active Directory, Microsoft SQL)

· 3+ years deploying and operating cloud solutions in AWS

· Experience operating virtualization and backup software (e.g. VMware, Docker, Veeam)

· Experience with automation software (e.g. Ansible, Git, Terraform, TeamCity, Jenkins)

· Experience scripting solutions (e.g. Powershell, Bash, Python)

· Experience with networking fundamentals (ACL, IPS, subnets, TCP/IP, VPNs, routing)

· Experience managing monitoring systems (e.g. PRTG, Nagios, VictorOps)

· Experience operating package management solutions (e.g. YUM, Artifactory, WSUS, SCCM)

· Hands-on experience in Incident and problem management