Linux Administrator
BlackMesh - Ashburn, VA

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This position requires 2+ years of experience managing and maintaining both systems and hardware in Linux Server environments. Installing, configuring, and maintaining software and supporting a broad range of customers are also required. Salary commensurate with experience

Work with other senior engineers to solve problems on a daily basis. Provide administration and maintenance of production servers running RedHat, CentOS, Debian, and Ubuntu Linux in a 24/7 environment. Backup, administer, and troubleshoot MySQL and PostgreSQL. Must be a self-starter and highly motivated that works well with a team and adapts to dynamic environment changes. Able to research and solve problems independently. Professionally interface with customers and be attentive to their needs. Support a variety of software solutions including, varnish, memcache, php, redis, keepalived, etc. Responsible for resolving customer helpdesk tickets and providing insight into any architecture we support. Responsible for monitoring event logs, system performance variables and managing server projects including troubleshooting problems.


2 years or more of experience Primary Focus: Linux Server Administration (No Desktop Support) Secondary Focus: Security, Networking, or Development Backgrounds Open Source Software Configuration and Administration Strong customer service skills and excellent problem solving skills Solid oral and written communication skills


US Citizen Must be willing to live/work in Northern Virginia or Las Vegas NV