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Linux Systems Administrator

  • Location: Fort Lauderdale, 33309
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 5 months ago

Grow your career as a Linux Systems Administrator with an innovative global bank. Long-term contract with excellent growth potential. Will be required to be onsite 2-3 days per week.
  • Identify opportunities to automate and standardize information security controls.
  • Resolve any vulnerabilities or issues detected in an application or infrastructure.
  • Analyze source code to mitigate identified weaknesses and vulnerabilities within the system.
  • Review and validate automated testing results and prioritize actions that resolve issues based on overall risk.
  • Scan and analyze applications with automated tools, and perform manual testing if necessary.
  • Working knowledge of Linux, networking, and application management on as big data tools for troubleshooting, and security strategies.
  • Reduce risk by analyzing the root cause of issues, their impact, and required corrective actions.
  • Direct the development and delivery of secure solutions by coordinating with business and technical contacts.
  • Follow domain process and procedures.
  • Resolve product/application escalations.
  • Maintain track and complete assigned tickets (Jira, ServiceNow, etc.).
  • Bachelor’s degree/University degree is required.
  • 3-5 years of systems administration experience.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office tools and software.
  • Top 3 must-have skills
    • Linux administration
    • Troubleshooting to support operations
    • Shell Scripting/rpm package advanced experience
  • Monitoring experience is also required.
  • Previous or current IT Operations experience.
  • Additional scripting experience e.g., Bash, Perl or Python.
  • Excellent communication and process documentation.
  • Prefer an understanding of big data platforms and previous experience with Splunk, Dtex, ArcSight, etc.
  • Prefer proficiency in Spanish.
About our client
Our client stands as one of the worlds most renowned global banks and trusted brand with over 200 years of continuously evolving financial services. Its teams provide unique insights to more than 200 million clients and enable progress all over the world. While growing your career, you will work alongside some of the smartest minds in the industry who are excited to share their knowledge and to learn from you.

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

About Us

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.

MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer including disability and veteran and provides reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA). If you are a person with a disability needing assistance applying, or at any point in the hiring process, please email us at To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.

For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see for more information.

For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits would be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.