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SR LINUX ADMINISTRATOR in Newark, CA at The Select Group

Date Posted: 4/6/2018

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Job Description


The Select Group is looking for a Sr Linux admin to support one of the worlds top tech companies' data center. This role will involve monitoring and troubleshooting issues related to systems and networks. Ideal candidates should have a strong background in Linux Administration and a foundation understanding of networking concepts. This position will be a 6 month renewing contract located in Newark, CA.


  • 5+ years of recent experience in Linux Administration
  • Professional Linux administration experience in recent roles - must be able to support large enterprise environments and perform advanced troubleshooting including scripting and use of Linux CLI
  • Strong scripting ability with Python, Shell or Bash
  • Configuration management with Puppet, Chef or Ansible
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex network and systems issues independently
  • Able and comfortable with interacting with other engineers over the phone
  • Experience with any of the following is a plus: TSM, Netvault, DataDomain, Autosys, SAP
  • Any certifications related to systems or networking is a plus
  • Ability to work a 4-day week 10-hour shift and comfortable with the graveyard shift between 10pm - 8am


  • Troubleshoot complex network and systems issues by using a number of different tools, including Linux CLI and scripting
  • Work with break/fix technicians at data center locations across the country to resolve technical issues related to hardware
  • Manage a busy queue of tickets using the ServiceNow platform
  • Advanced troubleshooting of server issues, RAM, log files, etc
  • Support a 24x7 Datacenter and network operations

About The Select Group:

We are TSG - a fast-growing technical services firm serving the U.S. and Canada. We open doors to diversified prospective employers who respect and value your ambitions, your pursuit of a meaningful career, and your particular skill-set. We offer interview guidance, an impressive referral program, and partner with you to find work that drives you. Learn more about us in our company overview video, or visit us at Sign up to receive weekly job alerts in your inbox by joining the TSG Talent Network.

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