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Sr. Linux Systems Administrator

  • Location:
  • Salary:
  • Job type:
    Direct Hire
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Information Technology
  • Deadline:
    October 11, 2022
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Sr. Linux Systems Administrator

Direct Hire

Sunnyvale, CA

Option 1 Staffing is an award winning, statewide, recognized leader in staffing and recruiting, specializing in placing the highest caliber of Non-Clinical Healthcare, Information Technology, Supply Chain, Administrative/Office and Accounting/Finance professionals in contract and direct-hire opportunities. We work with top and emerging companies in the Technology and Healthcare industry.

Manage system engineering infrastructure such as the Amazon AWS, Ceph-based virtualized stack, and Linux servers

Position Overview

This is a mission-critical position requiring a well-rounded administrator who is passionate about learning and taking advantage of the latest technologies.

You will be part of a team that is responsible for our Amazon AWS infrastructure design and migration, our KVM-based virtualized stack at a local data center, designing process improvements, network management, and administering the Linux servers used by our SaaS service, together with a handful of Windows servers (virtualized and on bare metal), along with the services they provide. The ideal candidate also has project management skills and experience in security standards such as FedRAMP.

Job Responsibilities

  • Design, propose, and implement process improvements for our networks

  • Support system engineering services and department initiatives

  • Maintain and support our systems to ensure compliance with security standards such as FedRAMP and SOC-2

Job Requirements

  • 6+ years of full-time work experience as a system administrator

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field

  • Experience with Linux and virtualization.

  • Familiarity with IPv4 networking, including DNS, SMTP/POP/IMAP, HTTP, LDAP, SSH.

  • Superior troubleshooting skills.

  • Ability to work collaboratively between teams to ensure timely and roll out to system engineering initiatives and goals

  • Willingness to participate in on-call rotation schedule with the rest of the team.

  • Good judgment, capacity to independently evaluate situations and identify the optimum course of action.

  • High intelligence and creativity.

Beneficial Skills

  • Experience with security standards such as FedRAMP and SOC-2

  • Python, Bash or Perl scripting capabilities.

  • RBAC experience, such as SELinux, or GRSec.

  • Expertise in configuring an Asterix VOIP system.

Interested? Apply Now!

Benefits and Perks: We’ve got you covered


  • Competitive compensation

  • Incentive bonuses and monthly commissions

  • Referral bonuses

  • 401K plan – company matching

  • Health /dental insurance

  • Generous vacation

  • Professional development and career growth opportunities


  • Flexible schedule for commuters

  • Awesome team members

  • Weekly catered lunches and happy hours

  • Break rooms stocked with snacks and espresso machine


For immediate consideration, please apply!

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