Senior Linux Systems Administrator

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LOCATION: Lewisville, Texas

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FLEXIBILITY: Hybrid/Onsite

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SALARY: $125,000 - $140,000

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SALARY: $125,000 - $140,000

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POSTED: June 17, 2024

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JOB TYPE: Direct Hire

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JOB ID: 29110

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Compensation: $130,000-$140,000
Location: Lewisville,Texas
Senior Linux Systems Administrator:

Inceed has partnered with a thriving company in the medical sciences industry to help find a skilled Senior Linux Systems Administrator to join their team!

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Linux Systems Administrator to join our client’s dynamic IT team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for maintaining, managing, and optimizing our Linux-based systems and servers, ensuring their reliability, performance, and security. This role demands a deep understanding of Linux operating systems, excellent problem-solving skills, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.


  • System Administration:

    • Install, configure, and maintain Linux servers and systems.
    • Manage system performance, tuning, and capacity planning.
    • Monitor system activity, resource utilization, and network traffic to ensure optimal performance and reliability.
  • Security Management:

    • Implement and maintain security policies and procedures.
    • Perform regular security audits and vulnerability assessments.
    • Manage firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and other security infrastructure.
  • Automation and Scripting:

    • Develop and maintain scripts for system automation and process improvements.
    • Utilize tools like Ansible, Puppet, or Chef for configuration management and automation tasks.
  • Backup and Recovery:

    • Implement and manage backup and disaster recovery plans.
    • Ensure data integrity and availability through regular backups and testing of recovery procedures.
  • Support and Troubleshooting:

    • Provide advanced technical support and troubleshooting for Linux-based systems and applications.
    • Collaborate with other IT staff to resolve complex issues and improve overall system performance.
  • Documentation and Compliance:

    • Create and maintain detailed documentation of system configurations, procedures, and policies.
    • Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Mentoring and Training:

    • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior systems administrators and other IT staff.
    • Conduct training sessions on best practices, new technologies, and system administration techniques.

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Minimum of 6 years of professional hands on experience as a Linux or similar Systems Administrator
  • Strong knowledge of Linux operating systems, system architecture, and networking.
  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Bash, Python, or Perl.
  • Experience with configuration management tools like Ansible, Puppet, or Chef.
  • Familiarity with virtualization technologies such as VMware, KVM, or Docker.
  • Understanding of security best practices and tools (SELinux, firewalls, IDS/IPS).

Nice to Have Skills & Experience:

  • Prior Red Hat administration experience is highly preferred. 
  • Proven professional experience as a Senior Systems Administrator or even team lead would be desirable. 

Perks & Benefits:

  • Annual bonus structure, as well as annual salary increases available!
  • Hybrid work schedule!

Other Information:

  • This position is NOT fully remote. 
  • Hybrid work schedule of 2-3 days working onsite in the North Central DFW Metroplex is required. 

If you are interested in learning more about the Senior Linux Systems Administrator opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration. Our client is unable to provide sponsorship at this time.

We are Inceed, a staffing and direct placement firm who believes in the possibility of something better. Our mission is simple: We’re here to help every person, whether client, candidate, or employee, find and secure what’s better for them.

Inceed is an equal opportunity employer. Inceed prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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