Job: Linux Administrator – Detroit

Title Linux Administrator – Detroit
Categories Michigan
Salary Up to $114K annually
Location Detroit, MI
Job Information


Our Fortune 500 Client is seeking a Linux Administrator to join their team in Detroit, MI. An experienced, hands-on administrator with expertise in Enterprise Red Hat operating systems, with solid experience in VMWare. Strong technical expertise with Linux, scripting, virtualization and networking is a must.

Remote right now, but will be on site.

Why Work Here

  • Recognized as a Gallup Great Workplace, receiving this award a remarkable four years in a row
  • Recognized for excellence in recruiting veterans and hiring/training people with disabilities
  • Works hard to maintain an open and inclusive culture among their 10,000 employees
  • Helps make our cities thriving places to live, work and play by supporting education and employment, environmental leadership, neighborhood revitalization, and arts and culture


  • Independently resolve Linux issues as required to mitigate and minimize outages
  • Troubleshoot server and workstation hardware across several manufacturers and platforms
  • Work alongside other Linux and Storage administrators to respond to end-user trouble requests through enterprise ticketing system
  • Ensure Linux and ESXi systems are kept up-to-date by installing new software releases, system upgrades, evaluate and install patches to meet all government security requirements
  • Perform configuration, optimization and tuning of Linux systems, ESXi systems, and storage devices and software
  • Support and troubleshoot virtual hosts within a VMWare environment
  • Responsible for system security, data integrity, and use of resources
  • Provide technical guidance for system requirements on procurement requests
  • Participation in VMWare administration team


  • BS/BA degree (or equivalent) in Information Systems
  • 5+ years of Linux IT operation & Linux system administration experience minimum
  • Diagnostic and troubleshooting ability for Linux workstation and server builds
  • Extensive knowledge of multiple network protocols including SSH, FTP, NFS, SFTP, TFTP
  • Azure Experience
  • Configuration Management tools: Puppet/Chef/Ansible
  • Shell Scripting
  • Experience with storage infrastructure design, storage architecture, administration and optimization (SAN, NAS, Fiber channel, iSCSI, etc.)
  • Familiar with TCP/IP, switches, firewalls, routers, and configuration, administration and optimization
  • Solid experience using VMWare vSphere, and ESX virtual computing methods
  • Exposure to various automation, configuration management tools and continuous integration systems is highly desired


  • Pay ranges from $110K to $114K annually ($55 to $57 per hour), commensurate with experience
  • Optional participation in benefits plan (medical, dental, vision, etc.)
  • Contract opportunity with potential for extension or direct hire


If your skills match the requirements for this exciting opportunity, please send us your resume today.

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