[Fwd: Sr. Linux Admin Needed]

Ryan Simpkins plug at ryansimpkins.com
Sat Apr 5 14:08:55 MDT 2008

I talked with Bretton about this position on the phone. It sounds like a
really good Sr. Linux Admin position.

------------------------------ Original Message ------------------------------
Subject: Sr. Linux Admin Needed
From:    "Jolley, Bretton" <bjolley at teksystems.com>
Date:    Fri, April 4, 2008 09:54
To:      ryan at ryansimpkins.com

They are located near the U of U in Salt Lake.  The position will pay up
to $85k.  The description is somewhat general but this is mainly a
RedHat Linux role.


System and Network Administrator


This position will be responsible for the administration of
Linux/Unix-based servers in support of internal corporate operations as
well as hosted enterprise applications developed, deployed, and
supported. General activities will include installing, securing,
networking, and maintaining Linux/Unix operating systems and developing
processes and documentation to ensure stable, continuous operation. The
candidate should be comfortable working in a collaborative team
environment, have good communication and writing skills, show personal
initiative, and be willing to take ownership of emerging problems and
areas of responsibility. The ideal candidate will demonstrate creative
and persistent problem solving skills and will actively advocate for
better practices while being diligent in conforming to established


* Install Linux/Unix based operating systems and errata.

* Install and upgrade standard software package and system utilities.

* Diagnose and troubleshoot hardware/software problems.

* Monitor systems availability, performance, utilization, and security

* Network enable servers and manage related network equipment

* Manage day-to-day procurement needs and inventory tracking

* Log review

* On-call pager rotation

* Candidate must be able to pass Department of Defense security
background check.


* Required Experience:

5+ years experience working with Linux/Unix based systems, less
experienced but strongly motivated candidates will also be considered. A
BS/BA in CS or BIS is encouraged but not mandatory.

* Skills:

Knowledge of Linux/Unix operating system concepts, administration, and
standard utilities. Clear communication and writing. Persistence in
problem diagnosis and resolution.

* Beneficial experience:

Knowledge of Virtualization, Blade systems, and Centralized Storage will
be weighed heavily.

Any previous programming or related hardware experience. Familiarity
with network configuration/administration.

* Equipment Utilized:

Linux/Unix based servers

* Supervisory Responsibility:

Will be expected to train more junior team members when transferring

* Supervision Received:

Moderate supervision with regard to activity planning and scheduling.


Bretton Jolley   Senior Technical Recruiter

5295 South 300 West, Ste 520, Murray, UT 84107
888.260.4678    T 801.267.5518    F 801.267.5591


IT openings in Utah


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