Linux Administrator

  • location: Columbia, MD
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $80,000 - $95,000 per year
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Linux Administrator

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Built on 30 years of expertise, Randstad Professionals provides specialized recruiting services to a diverse portfolio of clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small and mid-sized businesses spanning multiple industries.

This is a full-time employment career opportunity with a company in the Howard County, Maryland area.

location: Columbia, Maryland
job type: Permanent
salary: $80,000 - 95,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Unknown
experience: 5 Years
In this role, the Linux Administrator will be responsible for:

  • Providing hardware and software support, including but not limited to servers, virtual machines, routers, switches, firewalls, access points, desktops, and laptops
  • Building, deploying, and supporting lab environments
  • Diagnosing network, system, and security issues and making appropriate recommendations
  • Collaborating with team members to upgrade user experiences and increase efficiency
  • Creating and critiquing Bash scripts and state for Saltstack
  • Supporting lab environments by maintaining virtual environments, servers, and desktops
  • Documenting changes, scripts, SOPs, and processes via Git and Confluence
  • Assisting with on-call support as needed

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Networking, Information Systems, or similar field preferred

  • At least 5 years of recent experience administering Linux Systems and TCP/IP networking in a production environment
Candidates should understand and have a proven track record with the following:

  • TCP/IP routing and switching
  • Linux administration (RHCE or equivalent experience strongly preferred)
  • Cloud platforms, virtualization, configuration management
  • Facilitating relationships with users/customers
Click to apply now, or for more information regarding this role, contact AJ Kuhn at

At this time, our client is only able to consider candidates that are eligible to work for any employer in the United States without sponsorship.

skills: Windows
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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