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Linux Administrator

MW Partners
Glendale, AZ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

MW Partners is currently seeking a Linux Administrator to work for our client who is a leader in the insurance industry.


We are seeking an experienced Linux Administrator to join our Operations Team. The Linux Administrator needs to have a deep and broad knowledge of computer software, hardware, and networks and will be responsible for designing, organizing, modifying, and supporting our systems.


Responsibilities and duties:

  • Linux systems implementation 
  • Full IT system lifecycle administration from installation to decommissioning of systems in both physical data center and cloud 
  • Perform end to end management of on-premise and cloud based Linux systems 
  • Responsible for ensuring uptime of critical business systems and infrastructure through monitoring and timely remediation of critical infrastructure issues
  • Measurement, optimization, and tuning of system performance and ensuring that systems will run reliably and are highly available in a 24/7 production environment 
  • Proactively monitor the health and utilization of systems
  • Install, harden and patch Linux operating systems
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute installation of new releases and upgrades of hardware/software 
  • Develop automation with Ansible, bash, python, or related technologies
  • Serve on a rotating 24/7 on-call support team
  • Embrace Infrastructure-as-Code
  • Support incident management resolution and root cause analysis
  • Assist in defining and designing system specifications and procedures
  • Ensures adherence to all regulatory compliance processes and requirements
  • Support security audits, accreditation, and certification processes
  • Partner with GRC teams to lead deployment of secure and compliant systems and services on-prem and in the cloud
  • Partner with application teams to understand performance and capacity requirements of solutions and services
  • Create procedure documentation and develop SOPs and run books
  • Update existing documentation and identify and draft new documentation where appropriate
  • Stay up to date on best practices involving Linux based systems and recommend changes to keep systems and infrastructure secure and robust



  • Information Systems, Computer Science or Computer Engineering degree or equivalent experience
  • Intimate and extensive knowledge of Linux Administration and Engineering
  • 4+ years of hands-on IT systems or relevant experience in a commercial production environment
  • 4+ years of experience in Linux Administration
  • 4+ years of experience troubleshooting skills in a multi-user high availability environment
  • Working knowledge of RedHat Satellite 
  • Experience with Veritas Infoscale preferred
  • Experience with compliance and patch management tools like Tanium, Qualys, Vulcan
  • Familiar with DevOps toolchain, i.e. BitBucket, JIRA, Jenkins Pipeline
  • Strong collaboration and problem-solving skills, with the ability to work alternative coverage schedules
  • Strong initiative and passionate about learning new technologies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • AWS configuration, deployment and support experience
  • Exposure to distributed systems networking concepts & protocols
  • Experience with Infrastructure monitoring tools
  • Fundamental Understanding of Networking & Security


For a confidential discussion or to find out more, contact Rhea Ann on 415-858-7347 or apply now.

Company Description
MW Partners is a rapidly growing Women and Minority owned company that provides Professional and IT Staffing Services on a contract, contract to hire and direct hire basis.

MW Partners


Glendale, AZ



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