System Administrator (Linux/Unix) 33809
Fast Switch, Ltd. - Detroit, MI

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About the role:
The Linux/Unix system administrator is part of a team of system administrators charged with maintaining, monitoring, and owning the Linux/Unix server and storage infrastructure for our IT software development lab. The system administrator installs and configures latest software updates and security packages according to our standards. This person documents and maintains processes for application installation and patching, performance improvement, availability of business server platforms, and troubleshooting technical issues. The system administrator proactively monitors all development infrastructure, and maintains support according to published support levels.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in an Information Technology related discipline or equivalent experience.
At least 3 years of experience in Linux/Unix system administration.
In-depth knowledge of operating systems, hardening of servers, data center operations standards.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with virtualized products (i.e., VMware, vCenter, vSphere)
Experience maintaining and administering Suse Linux servers in a VMware environment.
Experience maintaining and administering Sun Solaris servers in a corporate environment.
Novel Certified Linux Administrator or similar certification.
Fast Switch, Ltd. is a 16-year-old IT Consulting company with offices in Detroit, MI and Columbus, OH and doing business in almost half the states in the union.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused. You are our most important asset!

We've differentiated ourselves by being creative, flexible, and fast. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company.

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Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays 85% of premium)
Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
Long Term Disability (100% paid)
Life Insurance (100% paid)
401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
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