Sr. System Administrator

5 - 7 years experience  •  Market Research

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/16/17
5 - 7 years experience
Market Research
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/16/17

As a Sr. System Administrator, you are responsible for the upkeep, configuration, and reliable operations of computer systems; especially multi-user computers, such as servers.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Setup, configure, maintain and optimize the performance of datacenter servers.
  • Ensure system availability and business continuity by implementing redundant servers/services
  • Perform after hours server updates and maintenance
  • Research and recommend innovative and automated approaches for system administration tasks.
  • Gather data pertaining to current and future development initiatives, and use the information to identify, predict, interpret, and evaluate system and network requirements.
  • Must participate in 24x7 on-call rotations


  • Have 6+ years professional Linux server administration and troubleshooting experience. CentOS experience is a big plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or related discipline. Relevant experience may substitute for the degree requirement
  • Postfix email server administration
  • Postgress DB administration
  • Python scripting experience
  • Configuration Management experience using Saltstack or similar automation software
  • Be a creative, innovative thinker with a proven track record of turning insight into action.
  • Grasp complex software applications and learn quickly, often figuring it out or learning on your own.
  • Experience with monitoring solutions (Nagios, NewRelic, PagerDuty, OpsGenie, Elastic Search,  etc.)
  • Have experience with vmware virtualization technologies
  • Onprem, Hybrid and Cloud technology experience (Google, AWS, Azure, Blue Ocean, vmware, etc)
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Able to work full-time (min. 40 hrs/week)
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