Sr. Linux System Administrator – OVM, Software Firm

We need a Full-time/Permanent Linux System Administrator with at least five years experience plus OVM skills! This role does NOT require the admin to be on call 24/7!! At this location, you will be the only Linux Systems Admin, however, there is back up support at another location. This position is with a successful, growing energy company that operates like a startup environment owned by a larger parent organization.

Why Should I Apply Here?

  • Entrepreneurial startup recently acquired by larger corporation
  • Successful track record in the software products for the energy field
  • Excellent professional staff, high retention rate
  • Working on new disruptive technology
  • Emphasis on work/life balance
  • Great benefits

What Will I Be Doing?

  • Administer, maintain, and support production and development resources for next generation technology
  • Install and upgrade the production deployment of application software, Ubuntu-based servers (Linux), and both cloud and co-lo based resources
  • Support development team to set up servers, deploy software, and develop scripts to facilitate software deployment
  • Design, plan, and administer both development and production networks
  • Create a backup and recovery policy
  • Monitor system performance
  • Troubleshoot network connections and faulty hardware
  • Setup and maintain accounts for user administration

What Skills/Experience Do I Need to be Considered?

  • S. in Computer Science or related field
  • 5yrs + experience with Linux system administration (Ubuntu or Red Hat)
  • Previous experience monitoring, setting up, and tearing down virtual machines.
  • Proficiency in at least one scripting language (Python, Bash, Ksh, or Perl)
  • Skilled with OVM
  • Deployment of Java-based applications and MySQL databases is a plus
  • MUST have excellent communication skills


Location: Dallas (Downtown)

Relocation: None Provided

Citizenship: U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. This company does not provide sponsorship at this time (i.e. H1-B)

Salary: 110k – 125k + Great benefits


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