Linux Systems Administrator

Requirements: CentOs, dns, kerberos, kernel tuning, ldap, Linux, Python, RedHat, ubuntu

Location:Suffolk County, NY

Job Type:Full Time

Salary: $80k - $120k

Description of Responsibilities

We are a prominent financial services firm based in the Long Island area and are looking to hire junior linux administrators as we expand our infrastructure team.  If you enjoy researching technology and understanding how different components work seamlessly together to increase and improve efficiency - then we are the team for you!

Responsibilities 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 also expected to participate in after-hours work and an on-call rotation.  

  All candidates will have

  • Bachelor's or higher degree
  • Experience designing, deploying and supporting Linux servers and desktops
  • Thorough understanding of systems and network protocols (DNS, TCP/IP, SMTP, HTTP/HTTPS) 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

Ideally, candidates will also have

  • Experience deploying and supporting open source and proprietary infrastructure services (DNS, Radius, LDAP, 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
  • Knowledge of scripting to automate tasks - using either bash, python or shell

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