Sr. Linux Administrator - Portland, Oregon United States - 21963


Job #: 21963
Title: Sr. Linux Administrator
Job Location: Portland, Oregon - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $125,000.00 - $155,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: NO


Tremendous oppotunity with a rapidly growing, well-estblished hi-tech firm that will train the right person in state-of-the-art AWS or compensate an expert.  Excellent benefits including 

Comprehensive health-care benefits

Free lunch every Friday

Flexible working hours

Unlimited paid time off

Free food, drinks, and fresh organic fruit

Fitness reimbursement

Charity match program

Transit subsidy in select cities

Education reimbursement

And more!

Plus a highly rated employee review culture and environment! 


Lead Client’s infrastructure expansion/enhancement projects of varying size and scope

Create, automate, provision, and deploy Linux-based operating systems/applications rapidly and at a very large scale

Ensure system stability, scalability, security, and performance

Create and maintain documentation surrounding our infrastructure

Think out of the box and solve complex scaling challenges


About You:


Experience managing Linux machines running on AWS (EC2, S3, etc) If no AWS experience, will train.

Solid configuration management skills (required); Puppet preferred but Ansible/Chef/Salt/CFEngine acceptable

4+ years of experience with Linux administration in large (100’s-1000’s) server environments

Experience with IPTables or similar technology

Experience with scripting and system automation (Bash, Python, Perl, Ruby, etc)

A Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent IT work experience

Experience supporting DNS, Apache/NGINX, load balancers (HAProxy, F5, etc)

Solid virtualization experience (KVM, Xen, VMware)

Experience with ZFS, Elasticsearch, Kibana, Openstack; a plus

You excel under pressure in an energized environment

You write good documentation for other team members to learn from

Good diagnostic expertise including problem investigation, root-cause analysis, and resolution skills

You love learning new skills and are an excellent teammate

You have excellent time management skills and are willing to take on tasks outside of your normal duties

Willing to work off-hours support as needed including on-call rotation

You have worked with source code control (Gitlab, Github, git, etc.)

Our Client believes their employees are our greatest asset and offer all full-time employees a wide-ranging benefits package, including:



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