Unix System Administrator Jobs at Ladders

Discover exciting and lucrative opportunities in the world of Unix system administration. With substantial roles in dynamic organizations, we can help accelerate your journey up the career ladder.

What is a Unix System Administrator?

A Unix System Administrator is a technical professional who manages and maintains Unix-based operating systems in a business environment. They’re responsible for ensuring the integrity, availability, and performance of systems.

Requirements for Unix System Administrators

Common requirements include extensive experience with Unix systems, familiarity with networking protocols, scripting languages, and strong problem-solving ability.

Career Advancement for Unix System Administrators

With the right experience and skills, Unix System Administrators can advance to senior roles like IT Manager, or move into specialized fields such as Information Security.

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$86K - $138K *

Seeking a Senior UNIX/Linux System Administrator to join a team supporting the US Postal Service customer, responsible for UNIX/Linux System Administration, Disaster Recovery testing and support, and...

More than 4w ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Aerospace & Defense

$86K - $138K *

The Linux System Administrator will be responsible for configuring, monitoring, and maintaining Linux operating systems to ensure servers operate at optimum levels. The candidate must possess excellen...

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2d ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •   Aerospace & Defense

$86K - $138K *

The Linux Systems Administrator will be responsible for configuring, monitoring, and maintaining Linux operating systems to ensure servers operate at optimum levels. The position requires excellent co...

US-AnywhereRemote

2d ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •   Aerospace & Defense

$90K - $131K *

The Systems Administrator Unix, Senior will provide full life cycle support for Unix and Linux servers, including installation, administration, performance monitoring, and capacity planning. They will...

2w ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Information Technology

$143K - $173K *

Senior System Administrator Unix position at GovCIO supporting USPS onsite at multiple locations. Responsibilities include full life cycle support of Unix and Linux servers, technical leadership, proj...

1w ago

  •   11 - 15 years exp.  •   Information Technology

$97K - $130K *

The Systems Administrator Unix, Principal will provide full life cycle support for Unix and Linux servers, including installation, building, hosting design, and service deployment. They will also prov...

2w ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •   Information Technology

$143K - $174K *

The System Administrator Unix, Principal position at GovCIO involves providing full life cycle support for Unix and Linux servers, technical leadership in a complex server environment, and collaborati...

1w ago

  •   11 - 15 years exp.  •   Information Technology

$92K - $154K *

A Senior UNIX Administrator position at GDIT involves performing systems and database administration, overseeing software installations and upgrades, and supporting system backups and data recoverabil...

More than 4w ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •   Aerospace & Defense

$75K - $108K *

The Systems Administrator role involves managing and maintaining IT systems, addressing client issues, developing automation scripts, and ensuring high levels of client satisfaction...

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Yesterday

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •   Information Technology

$75K - $140K *

SciTec is seeking a talented Linux System Administrator to help architect, implement, administer, and manage Linux technologies across the organization...

1w ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Information Technology

$97K - $140K *

The Senior Linux/Unix Administrator's role is to automate, deploy and manage Linux servers and related components to ensure high levels of availability and security of the supported business applicati...

1w ago

  •   8 - 10 years exp.  •   Aerospace & Defense

$85K - $179K *

The Linux / UNIX System Administrator at Raytheon will be responsible for managing Linux / Unix servers, storage, file servers, access, data backup, software configuration, and workstation support. Th...

More than 4w ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •   Aerospace & Defense

$75K - $113K *

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Linux Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in Linthicum, MD. Responsibilities include maintaining efficient operation of IT i...

1w ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Aerospace & Defense

$80K - $121K *

Seeking a skilled and experienced Linux System Administrator to join a leading government contracting company specializing in technology-enabled mission support services. Responsible for installation...

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2w ago

  •   8 - 10 years exp.  •   Information Technology

$101K - $141K *

The Branch Manager I,II position is responsible for overseeing branch operations, managing staff, meeting sales and service goals, and ensuring compliance with policies and procedures. This role requi...

3w ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Education, Government & Non-Profit

$88K - $133K *

Northrop Grumman Classified Solutions is seeking a well-qualified Linux Administrator to join its dynamic team of technical professionals in Morrisville, NC. The role involves maintaining smooth opera...

3w ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Aerospace & Defense

$112K - $179K *

The Linux Systems Administrator/ISSO position at Peraton Labs involves maintaining information systems and ensuring their security posture, with responsibilities including system hardening, updates, t...

2d ago

  •   8 - 10 years exp.  •   Aerospace & Defense

$90K *

The Systems Administrator - UNIX position at Island Health involves providing operational and technical delivery of UNIX and Linux-based operating system services, supporting Redhat Enterprise Linux...

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3w ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Information Technology

$90K - $131K *

Seeking a Senior Linux Systems Administrator to support cloud-based repositories in Annapolis Junction, MD. Responsibilities include monitoring systems, troubleshooting issues, maintaining storage, an...

1w ago

  •     Information Technology

$92K - $154K *

Senior UNIX Administrator position at GDIT requiring 6+ years of related IT experience, a Bachelor's Degree, and a minimum DoD 8570 certification - Security+ CE. The role involves overseeing system ad...

More than 4w ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •   Information Technology

$101K - $141K *

Seeking a Senior Unix Systems Administrator in Irving, Texas to provide operational support for Unix platforms in the banking sector, including infrastructure product management and automation of proc...

3w ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •   Technical Services

$111K - $151K *

The Senior Unix Administrator at CMIT will be responsible for managing storage and backups, maintaining multiple application servers, assisting with AWS cloud migration, and analyzing security scan re...

3w ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •   Information Technology

$113K - $234K *

Accenture Federal Services is seeking a Linux Systems Administrator responsible for creating and documenting technical standards, supporting engineering tasks, and maintaining Linux systems in a cloud...

Today

  •     Business Services

$83K - $104K *

The Systems Administrator II (Linux) at University of the Pacific is responsible for managing complex Linux systems, performing software installations and upgrades, and ensuring server security and in...

More than 4w ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Education, Government & Non-Profit

$72K - $133K *

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Linux Systems Administrator to maintain and enhance Linux Systems and Infrastructure in support of the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC) at Wright Patter...

3w ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •   Aerospace & Defense

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • What exactly does a Unix System Administrator do?question toggle

    A Unix System Administrator is responsible for configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting Unix-based systems in an organization, ensuring smooth operations.

  • What qualifications are needed for a Unix System Administrator job?question toggle

    Most Unix System Administrator jobs require a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field, along with experience in Unix administration. Certifications can also be beneficial.

  • What's the career path for a Unix System Administrator?question toggle

    Unix System Administrators can move into higher-level positions like IT Manager or specialize in areas like Information Security. A foundation in Unix system administration can open doors to many IT career paths.

  • Where to find Unix System Administrator jobs that pay $100,000 or more?question toggle

    Ladders provide a wide range of vetted Unix System Administrator jobs that pay well. Explore now and find the perfect role that fits your career goals.