Linux System Administrator
Aspyr Media - Austin, TX

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Aspyr Media, Inc. ( is seeking a skilled Linux System Administrator to join our team! This position will be responsible for deploying and maintaining a variety of server software and hardware, will document and manage our backup infrastructure, track and maintain IT assets and inventory, and will author scripts to help automate and monitor our infrastructure.

We support a complex ecosystem of Mac/Linux/PC desktops and servers as well as a variety of mobile and iDevices. All IT admins assist with support requests, help and mentor our tier-1 staff with tough issues, and may be asked to help with purchasing or other general IT tasks as needed.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Plans and performs server deployments and maintenance (Debian/Ubuntu mostly)
  • Document and manage our corporate backup infrastructure (server and desktop)
  • Author scripts using Bash/Ruby to help automate and monitor our infrastructure
  • Performs mission critical maintenance during scheduled maintenance windows (nights/weekends as needed)
  • Deploy, troubleshoot, and manage a variety of database and software systems and applications
  • Assist in the evaluation of new technologies and services
  • Creates system 'how-to' guides and user documentation


  • 4+ years Linux System Administrator experience using a major distribution (Debian/Ubuntu preferred)
  • Excellent scripting skill using Bash, Ruby, or other common linux scripting languages
  • Experience with virtualization or cloud based systems (VMware preferred)
  • Strong networking skills: firewalls, switching, routing, and general TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS skills
  • Experience deploying and maintaining a standard LAMP stack (Nginx, Apache2, MySQL/Postgres, Rails experience is a plus)
  • Interested in IT automation using Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc.
  • Not afraid to ./configure && make && make install when necessary
  • Can hang in a fast changing work environment with minimal or no guidance
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Please send resumes with "LINUX SYSTEM ADMIN" in the subject line

Aspyr Media, Inc. is the leading publisher of Mac® games, bringing blockbuster gaming franchises including Call of Duty®, Sid Meier’s Civilization®, Star Wars®, and Borderlands® to Mac computers around the world. For over 16 years, Aspyr Media has worked on the biggest titles in the video game industry. Our roadmap has diversified to include publishing major games on Mac, PC, Mobile and Linux over the next 24 months.

Headquartered in Austin, TX, Aspyr develops, markets and sells games which are delivered digitally world wide. More information about Aspyr and its games may be found at All marks and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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Aspyr Media, Inc. is the leading publisher of Mac® games, bringing blockbuster gaming franchises including Call of Duty®, Sid...