Linux System Administrator


San Jose, CA

Industry: Technology


Not Specified years

Posted 57 days ago

  by    Cynet EngineeringTeam

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We are looking for Linux System Administrator for our client in San Jose, CA

Job Title: Linux System Administrator

Job Location: San Jose, CA

Job Type: Contract 12 Months

"US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time."

Job Description:

  • Sr. Linux Systems Administrator 
  • As a Sr. Linux admin, primary responsibility is to automate day to day operations using scripts, standardize/upgrade puppet, cobbler, cleaning up mco, write code in perl or python, setup monitoring metrics such as Nagios, ganglia or similar and assist and manage day to day operations on engineering support. 


  • Automate using Perl, Python and shell scripting 
  • Support Windows, RHEL and SUSE platforms, VNC and NX 
  • Provide assistance on escalated support to PSG engineering infrastructure 
  • Train and share knowledge with junior Linux system administrators on automation and best known methods 
  • Build configure and support VM's, KVM's and hypervisors 
  • Trouble shoot complex technical cases on engineering infrastructure crossing multiple disciplines such as SAN, NAS, compute servers, LDAP, DNS and NIS 
  • Support engineering LAB environment 
  • Attend to Incidents and tasks from service-now and resolve as necessary 
  • Prefer 10+ years of experience as Systems Administrator 


  • Good communication skills in English and able to collaborate with the Linux, Storage and Computing engineering groups 
  • Team player 
  • Responsible, accountable, dynamic, embraces change and results oriented 
  • Dependability 
  • Self-Motivated