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The Bowdoin Group - Cambridge, MA

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Our client, a large Cloud Services organization located in Cambridge MA is looking for a senior Unix Systems Administrator.

Job Description:
Under the general supervision of the UNIX systems manager, the candidate will be responsible for building, maintaining, and providing on-going administration, as well as, Tier1/Tier2 support of Unix (Solaris) and Linux (Red Hat and Debian) systems. Working both internal, and external customer-facing systems that run a variety of Unix Operating Systems. Perform remote software installations; patch software/OS; troubleshoot connectivity problems.

Required Skills: *
  • Advanced familiarity with most operating system commands/utilities on Linux (Red Hat, Debian) and SUN Solaris. *
  • Xwindows / Gnome Unix Desktop experience. *
  • Familiarity with most basic system administration tools and processes. For example, can boot/shutdown a machine; apply DNS changes; use utilities like ping, trace route, fsck, or chkdsk; apply OS and third-party packages and patches.
Desired Skills: *
  • Ability to write scripts in some administrative language (Perl, Shell). *
  • Programming experience in any applicable language (C, C++). *
  • Unix OS deployment using Jumpstart and Kickstart.
Non-Technical Skills: *
  • Moderate to strong communication skills. *
  • A 4-year college degree (technical preferred but not required).

How to apply:

Please send your resume to

Sam Hwang


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