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Linux Systems Administrator - REMOTE

  • Location: Alpharetta, 30004
  • Salary: 115000.0
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 28 days ago

We are seeking an experienced Linux System Administrator who has strong Linux command line skills and is very familiar with UNIX commands and who also has solid skills in technologies like scripting (Bash, etc.), basic database SQL skills (can write simple SQL statements like a table join), and has experience with Linux file logs and can analyze those logs for potential systems issues.

This is a 100% remote position so you can live anywhere in the US! Our offices are based in Atlanta, GA but the role can be 100% remote even after Covid. You can work from home and this is a permanent, full time role with full employee benefits - 401K with a match!

To be qualified for this role, you should have the following skills and experience:

  • 5+ years of Linux administration and have strong Linux command line skills.
  • Scripting experience and familiar with using scripting languages like Bash, Korn, Shell or Python. Can read a script and revise that code to work properly.
  • Can perform basic database functions using SQL - table joins, etc.
  • Familiar with log files in Linux - where they are and what the information in those log files means about the system.
This role is 100% remote so you can work from home even after Covid! We work with some sensitive data so our organization will require a FBI level background check and you must have a good credit history as well. We have excellent benefits and offer a good, stable work environment with a strong, collaborative team. If this opportunity is a good match for your background, please apply now so we can begin a discussion and answer any questions you may have!

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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