Linux Administrator

LaBine & Associates - Boston, MA

Our Client, an elite provider of IT solutions delivered through managed service providers is looking for a Linux Systems Engineer to join a growing team.

This Linux Admin will lead our Client’s infrastructure expansion/enhancement projects of varying size and scope Create, automate, provision, and deploy Linux-based operating systems/applications rapidly and at a very large scale.
Ensure system stability, scalability, security, and performance
Create and maintain documentation surrounding our infrastructure
Think out of the box and solve complex scaling challenges


  • Experience managing Linux machines running on AWS (EC2, S3, etc) If no AWS experience, will train.
  • Solid configuration management skills (required); Puppet preferred but Ansible/Chef/Salt/CFEngine acceptable
  • 4+ years of experience with Linux administration in large (100’s-1000’s) server environments
  • Experience with IPTables or similar technology
  • Experience with scripting and system automation (Bash, Python, Perl, Ruby, etc)
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent IT work experience
  • Experience supporting DNS, Apache/NGINX, load balancers (HAProxy, F5, etc)
  • Solid virtualization experience (KVM, Xen, VMware)
    Experience with ZFS, Elasticsearch, Kibana, Openstack; a plus
  • You excel under pressure in an energized environment
  • You write good documentation for other team members to learn from
  • Good diagnostic expertise including problem investigation, root-cause analysis, and resolution skills
  • You love learning new skills and are an excellent teammate
  • You have excellent time management skills and are willing to take on tasks outside of your normal duties
  • Willing to occasionally work off-hours support as needed including on-call rotation
  • You have worked with source code control (Gitlab, Github, git, etc.)

Posted On: Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Position Contact
Prasad Reddy
Senior Recruiter
(650) 396-7356
Experienced Information Technology Recruiter with a demonstrated history of working in the staffing and recruiting industry. Skilled in Business Process, Technical Recruiting, Contact Centers, Screening, and Management.
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