Linux System Administrator
Pavlov Media 6 reviews - Champaign, IL

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Linux System Administrator Summary of Position:

The Linux Systems Administrator is responsible for supporting, maintaining, and expanding on our existing Linux systems, including hardware, software, and infrastructure. This person would engage in technical research and development of new and existing systems to meet the needs of Pavlov Media’s customers, partners, and employees.

The Linux System Administrator will be a contributing member of the MIS team and will be responsible for the following:
  • Maintaining and implementing various Linux based systems and applications
  • Discovering, designing, and developing solutions for various projects and operational needs in a team setting
  • Monitoring server and service availability and performance metrics and log files
  • Formulating and maintaining precise documentation of IT standards and systems implementation and configuration details
  • Configuration and verification of backup operations for Linux systems
  • Working internal help desk tickets promoted by Level 1 Help Desk Support
  • Performing other duties as assigned
Required Skills:
  • Experience with CentOS/Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Debian
  • LAN and WAN networking principles
  • Experience with virtualization platforms and cloud management systems with a preference towards XenServer and Hyper-V
  • Ability to script in Perl, Python, PHP, or Bash
  • Familiarity with web servers and application platforms such as Apache, Lighttpd, and LAMP
  • Knowledge of desktop and server hardware installation and troubleshooting
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Experience with infrastructure monitoring systems such as Nagios
  • Experience with configuration management systems with a preference for CFEngine
  • Experience with SQL and RADIUS a plus
  • Ability to quickly learn new skills and systems a must
  • Ability to excel in a team environment as well as independently
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • 3 to 5 years of progressive experience administering Linux based systems
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Pavlov Media is the flagship network provider in the MDU space. We are the largest private provider of broadband services to off-campus...