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Senior Linux System Administrator

Make a real difference supporting Linux systems users at a fast-growing and dynamic organization.
Posted: Aug-08-2015
Job ID 1197

Job Description

Make a real difference supporting Large hybrid-cloud based infrastructure for clients and internal centralized directory based infrastructure at a fast-growing and dynamic IT organization.

Group Three IT Consultants is seeking an experienced and detail-oriented Linux Systems Administrator with minimum of 8 years of experience with atleast 4 year managing larger infrastructure, to support our growing IT infrastructure. We have many high-impact applications and are developing more in cloud-based Linux environments.

The company supports a diverse range of clients in various industries, and offers a vibrant and intellectually stimulating work environment to its staff — currently numbering over 50, but steadily growing.

The Linux Systems Administrator will be a critical member of the informatics group and will provide orchestration, automation, tier-1 support, troubleshooting, backup and guidance for all of the company's Linux-based systems. He or she will report to the IT Director and will work with internal Service Delivery and Product/Software development team to boost the productivity, managing/streamlining infrastructure.

Job Requirements

Specific tasks will include:

  • Managing Linux servers in cloud-hosting environments like Rackspace/AWS/Google/OpenStack
  • Capacity and scaling management of high-traffic servers
  • Design/Management of Openstack based private cloud and usage of it for faster delivery of service/solution to customers
  • Plan and/or Manage (through provided team) Backup, Disaster Recovery and Highly Availability Solutions
  • Manage Jenkins (CI), Git-Repositories and service delivery templates (vm/puppet)
  • Exposure to following softwares are required Openstack, Ansible, Puppet, Icinga, Git, Jenkins, Bacula/Amanda and docker.


Master’s degree in information technology, computer science or related field, 8+ years’ experience administering Linux servers, excellent oral and written communication skills, friendly and willing to find/evaluate reasonable solutions based on formal procedures. A strong understanding of Linux systems and distributed/highly-available infrastructure is required.


To apply, send CV/resume to with email subject set to JID# 1197

Group Three is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

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