Senior Linux Administrator - Denver, CO

Kelly Services

  • Denver, CO
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 1 month ago
Senior Linux Administrator – Denver, CO

Contract to Hire with Benefits

We are looking for a Senior Linux administrator who will be responsible for designing, implementing, and monitoring the infrastructure; also, to collaborate with other team members to develop automation strategies and deployment processes.

  • Responsible for the architecture, implementation, operation, and support of our RedHat Linux server environment and supporting products for a multi-tiered software/application environment.
  • Ensures that Linux OS backup and recovery techniques are being applied and properly configured on production systems.
  • Provides Tier 3 support to other Linux Administrators/Engineers and provides training and development of junior staff.
  • Involvement in all key IT infrastructure projects to ensure required standards are met and a successful implementation path is established.
  • Coordinates with vendors and manufactures to resolve operating system or hardware related problems.
  • Works closely with the database team to provide a stable and properly tuned Oracle infrastructure.
  • Builds and maintains task automation procedures utilizing Ansible.
  • Maintains and troubleshoots systems with SELinux enforcement enabled.
  • Employs DevOps best practices on infrastructure components where possible.
  • Advanced knowledge of RedHat/Linux operating systems (version 6 and 7), including application layer products such as Apache, NGINX, Red Hat Satellite, and container platforms such as Docker.
  • Advanced knowledge of Linux Red Hat administration, security, and data access techniques
  • Advanced knowledge of Linux Red Hat performance tuning and auditing techniques.
  • Ability to compose/execute shell scripts in one or more of the following: Bourne/Korn/Bash, PERL, Ruby or Python
  • Skills in any/these areas a plus: SELinux, Samba, Jenkins, Azure DevOps, Sensu or Splunk
  • Ability to access and retrieve technical information from on-line services
  • Ability to conduct network-level troubleshooting in collaboration with the networking team.
  • Ability to work with infrastructure located in various cloud providers, such as AWS and/or Azure.
  • Knowledge of automation technologies, such as Ansible.
  • Moderate knowledge of vSphere, and deployment of infrastructure to VMware products.
  • 8+ years of diverse work experience in Information Technology
  • 5+ years’ experience in Linux operating systems and Linux based middleware administration, security, data access techniques, performance tuning and auditing in a complex enterprise environment
  • RedHat or other Linux certification is a plus
If you are interested in this role, then please feel free to reach out directly to: or 720-201-3798

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