Linux Systems Administrator

The Linux Systems Administrator analyzes and resolves problems associated with the operating system’s servers, hardware, applications, and software. Installs, configures, and maintains Linux operating systems. Being a Linux Systems Administrator may require a bachelor’s degree in a related area. Monitors systems performance and ensures compliance with security standards. In addition, Linux Systems Administrator may also require a Linux certification such as Red Hat. Typically reports to a project leader or manager. Being a Linux Systems Administrator occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Working as a Linux Systems Administrator typically requires 2 -4 years of related experience.

Linux Systems Administrator Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Linux Systems Administrator to join our team.


  • Excellent written and verbal skills;
  • Knowledge of software revision control;
  • Programming/Scripting (ideally with Python);
  • Experience with server installation automation;
  • Basic knowledge of switching principles;
  • You will assists on security threats, best practice and be continually up to date with IT Operations;
  • Experience with continuous integration software;
  • Take the lead on Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery;
  • Experience with configuration management software;
  • Configuration, installation and maintenance of the network infrastructure including servers and managed network devices,
  • Maintenance of VPN and firewall appliances,
  • Creation, support and removal of user accounts,
  • Report on the health of IT services;
  • Proactively communicate the status, plan of action(s), and resolution(s) of issues;
  • Deploy, troubleshoot and resolve issues related to the Linux / UNIX infrastructure, WiFi, LAN and firewalls.


  • IPv6 technologies;
  • Experience working with Linux/Unix server administration;
  • Experience supporting the delivery of large-scale client-server apps using AWS services, including EC2, S3, RDS, CloudFormation;
  • Back solutions BackupExec / Veeam / NetVault;
  • Experience of deploying and managing cloud services;
  • Administration of Cisco switch infrastructure (ideally Nexus);
  • Experience of scripting / automation languages is preferred;
  • Practical experience of VMware;
  • Significant experience of Linux Server Administration;
  • The ability to manage and administer firewall technologies is highly desirable (they use Checkpoint);
  • Network design and implementation (LAN & WAN);
  • Dell Server hardware and system management tools;
  • Networking fundamentals, including diagnostics, routing, and firewalling;
  • Windows server administration;
  • Two-factor authentication.