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IdeaScale is hiring a

Senior Linux System Administrator

What you get to do:

  • On-going Sysadmin work on bare metal and AWS instances.
  • Proactive system/network monitoring.
  • Proactive system capacity planning.
  • Deployment and task automation utilizing salt or other methods.
  • Issue/ Incident response.
  • Peer-level technical support
  • Work with the compliance team to implement controls and other security needs.
  • Continuous improvement of the system as a whole.

What you bring to the team:

  • As a result of a government contract in which this position will be involved, this role requires U.S. citizenship.
  • Bachelor's degree in CS, IS, IT, or equivalent required
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to keep key stakeholders informed in a timely manner
  • 5+ years of Linux administration and engineering experience.
  • Experience leading, or participating in, the implementation of at least one configuration management system
  • Experience deploying a host virtualization platform and containers.
  • Experience with fully implemented automation workflows.
  • Web Server experience (SAAS experience a huge plus)
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to self-manage and work well independently, as well as in a team within a dynamic environment.
  • Strong application, operating system, kernel, and hardware debugging skills.
  • Extensive Experience in Networking
  • Senior Proxmox Virtualization Experience
  • Experience in Kubernetes a plus.

Why work for us:

  • Competitive salary and an unlimited PTO policy.
  • 401k match which is fully vested after 3 years of service
  • A dynamic and fun work environment with passionate, top-notch colleagues
  • An opportunity to join a company at an inflection point in its growth pathway
  • Leadership that is invested in hearing your ideas and in your professional growth