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Linux Systems Administrator - REMOTE

  • Location: Alpharetta, 30004
  • Salary: 109000.0
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 8 months ago

Looking for a better career opportunity in 2022?  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.

We are based in Atlanta but this is a 100% remote position so you can live anywhere in the US (EST or CST preferred)!  This is a permanent, full time role with full employee benefits - 401K and we match over 3% of your 6% contribution with immediate vesting.

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

  • 5+ years of Linux administration
  • Scripting experience with scripting languages like Bash, Korn, Shell or Python.   Have used scripting to automate tasks and you can read a script and revise that code to work properly.
  • Familiar with log files in Linux - where they are and what the information in those log files means about the system.
  • And a preferred skills would be for you to be able to perform basic database functions using SQL - table joins, etc.
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 discuss 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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At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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