Linux System Administrator
Compri - Denver, CO

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Position: Linux System Administrator
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Location: Downtown Denver
Description: Our client is seeking a self-motivated, experienced, Linux Systems Administrator to join their software development team. This person should be a high-level system administrator that is comfortable working in an agile environment. This position will be responsible for designing and building innovative features as part of an agile development team. Responsibilities include:
Proactively monitoring system health and performance (Nagios and others)
Maintaining 99.999% uptime of Linux servers
Administering Linux OS (Redhat and Ubuntu)
Developing and maintaining strong OS and network security practices
Managing backups, restores, and DR for servers, applications, and databases
Assisting with MySQL administration
Developing and maintaining system configurations (scripts, Puppet, others)
Managing hosted environments at AWS and others
Setting up and maintaining environments for dev, test, beta, and production
Participating in a 24x7 on call rotation
Creating and maintaining Linux related documentation
Maintaining the corporate network (LAN, firewall, VPN)

Required Skills:
7+ years of experience in Linux administration preferably in a production web environment
Expert level Linux administration (Ubuntu and Redhat)
Experience with MySQL
Expert level Apache skills
AWS experience including VPC, EC2, Route 53, S3, and RDS
Strong scripting skills (BASH, PHP, Python, etc.)
Strong TCP/IP skills
Experience working with and supporting developers
Experience in Agile processes