Jr. Linux Administrator

Job Req #: 18-06423
Job Description: Jr./Mid-level Linux Sys Admin
Location: Englewood, CO
Position Type: Contract-to-Hire

Fortune 200 T.V./Cable company seeking a is seeking a Junior to Mid-level Linux IT Administrator – SW Engineering, who will be responsible for implementing and maintaining Linux Engineering systems.

Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:
  • Participating in project planning and implementation as well as develop and maintain procedural documentation
  • Participating in an on-call rotation
  • Assisting with automation and virtualization where applicable.
  • Working within complex computational environments including, but not limited to: installation, configuration, troubleshooting, performance tuning, documentation, administration of Linux based systems.
  • Developing and maintaining scripts.
  • Proactively thinking about new solutions and process improvements.
  • Installing new and rebuild existing systems.
  • Hardware maintenance and repair.
  • Troubleshooting issues in test and development environments. Work incoming tickets and requests.
  • Ability to write and modify scripts (Perl, Shell, Python, XML)
Experience and Requirements:
A successful Linux IT Administrator will have the following:
  • 2 years of in-depth relevant work experience in Linux administration.
  • 2 years of experience in Red Hat, CentOS, SuSE operating systems.
  • Must have working knowledge of Linux based systems and architectures, including Linux command line skills.
  • 2 years hands on experience in authentication methods like LDAP and active directory.
  • Real-time triage support as needed with a focus on project based timelines.
  • Demonstrated self-starter that works assigned projects to completion
Preferred Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree or relevant certifications.
  • At least 3 years of experience in writing scripts (bash, PERL, Python, etc).
  • Linux Desktop support and configuration

Jeannette Odiorne
Technical Recruiter
(303) 694-5498

**If this is not a fit for you or you are not interested, Ascent Services Group offers an excellent Referral Bonus! We look forward to hearing from you!

About Ascent: The Ascent Services Group (ASG) is a nationally recognized technology staffing and consulting firm whose fundamental business is providing staffing services to Small, Medium, and Large Enterprise clients in our core market verticals: Financial Services, Healthcare, Technology and Life Sciences. As consultants for ASG, you will have access to many of the top clients within the industries we serve. Our goal is to deliver innovative talent through proven best practices and effective resource optimization. Become one of ASG’s candidates and experience the difference!


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