Linux Systems Administrator

Company: Kforce Technology ( Learn More )

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Job Description


Kforce has a client in search of a Linux Systems Administrator in Hunt Valley, Maryland (MD).Essential Duties:
  • Deploys and configures Linux servers
  • Designs and maintains system configuration
  • Designs and maintains server hardening
  • Performs system patching
  • Performs software installs
  • Works with team members to maintain server hardware at local and remote facilities
  • Prepares and maintains technical documentation
  • Develops solutions to address IT issues and helps evaluate cost effectiveness
  • Position requires participation in an after-hours, on-call rotation to service the data center and assist with incident handling
  • Creates scripts (bash) for automated installations, kickstart and monitoring
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot Apache Tomcat
  • Configure and maintain selinux, iptables, and syslog
  • Setup Linux systems for Active Directory authentication
  • Job Requirements


    • Bachelor's degree in related field with a minimum of 6 years of IT experience as a Linux System Administrator
    • Experience with configuration management solutions such as Puppet and Ansible
    • Experience with disk and file encryption
    • Solid understanding of DHCP and DNS
    • Good problem-solving skills and motivated
    • Works very well in a team environment
    Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.