Linux System Administrator

Engineering Clearwater, Florida


Position at j2 Cloud Services

Linux System Administrator will work side by side with the engineering, development, and platform teams and be primarily responsible for automation for the administration of our hybrid cloud services. The individual will bridge the gap between development, operations and infrastructure. This role will help facilitate tasks needed to keep the product delivery, availability, and performance optimum. 

Major Accountabilities: 

  • Be quick to translate business requirements into secure and robust infrastructure solutions
  • Configure and administer a variety of virtualized (VMWare) environments
  • Reduce operational overhead and spend on infrastructure and cloud solutions
  • Write strong technical documentation for our customers internal and external
  • Support the uptime of our services by participating in an on-call rotation
  • Foster a desire for continuous learning and growth
  • Assist in automation efforts, continuous deployment, and configuration management.
  • Perform ad hoc responsibilities as needed.

Education and/or Certification Requirements

  • BA/BS in CS or related field, or equivalent experience

Required Skills

  • Linux system administration experience (Red Hat, CentOS, Fedora)
  • Knowledge of Linux (file systems, network stack, etc.)
  • Knowledge of VMWare vSphere
  • Working knowledge of the IP protocol suite and associated troubleshooting
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Scripting skills (Bash, Perl, Python)
  • User / Permissions management with principle of least privilege
  • Ability to work independently and organize time effectively

All prospective employees must pass a background check.