Systems Administrator

Systems Administrator

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Systems Administrator

Applicants should be team players with a broad background in Linux server and desktop technologies,

experienced in enterprise operations, and have excellent troubleshooting skills.

Responsibilities shall include, but are not limited to: designing, deploying, supporting and

troubleshooting the Linux server and desktop infrastructure; documenting the IT infrastructure, policies

and procedures; and performing general user support. Applicants are expected also to participate in

after-hours work and an on-call rotation.

Required Skills:

• Extensive experience designing, deploying and supporting Linux servers and desktops.

• Thorough understanding of systems and network protocols (LDAP, DNS, DHCP, Kerberos,

NFS, TCP/IP, SMTP, IMAP, SSL) and UNIX/Linux system internals (kernel, drivers, file

systems, virtual memory).

• Excellent troubleshooting and creative problem-solving abilities.

• Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.

• Bachelor's degree required.

Preferred Skills:

• Experience deploying and supporting open source and proprietary infrastructure services

(BIND, FreeRadius, OpenLDAP, ISC DHCP, NFS, Kerberos, OpenSSL), integrating them into

the existing infrastructure, and debugging and patching them

• Experience implementing, operating and supporting open source tools for system and security

monitoring and management on UNIX/Linux platforms (e.g. mrtg, syslog-ng, xymon,

Puppet/Chef/CFEngine).

• Knowledge of scripting (perl, tcl, bash, ruby) to automate tasks.

Location: Long Island, NY

Position Type: Full Time

Salary: Commensurate with Experience