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Systems Administrator II

6 Penn Center Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15205, USA Req #325
Monday, November 21, 2022

Systems Administrator II (Linux)

6 Penn Center Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15276, USA

The Systems Administrator II will act as a resource for Linux, cloud and various virtualization administration, storage area network (SAN) architecture, performance tuning, monitoring and capacity planning, and incident resolution. You will co-manage project and tasks, system changes and application rollouts/security patches/upgrades. You will also be responsible for ensuring data resilience through redundant storage systems, backup strategies, business continuity and disaster recovery operations.  


Position Responsibilities:

  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude and contribute both as an individual and a team member to achieve the goals of the department.
  • Ability to isolate problems, identify sources of help, and work with customers, vendors and teammates to implement solutions.
  • Strong working knowledge of systems and networking software, hardware, and networking protocols.
  • Administer, optimize, and manage virtualization and cloud infrastructure of medium to high complexity.
  • Identify and mitigate hardware/software issues, performance bottlenecks and overall system health.
  • Install new and/or rebuild existing servers as requested, following a standard build process.
  • Contribute to and maintain system standards and develop installation and configuration procedures.
  • Research and recommend innovative and automated approaches to system administration.
  • Perform capacity planning and document system design/configurations.
  • Restore servers and files from backups for disaster recovery and business continuity.


Required Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of RedHat based Linux distributions.
  • Working knowledge of Logical Volume Manager (LVM) file systems.
  • Working knowledge of scripting languages (bash, perl, python).
  • Minimum 5+ years of systems administration experience.
  • Minimum 2-3 years of virtualization technologies and/or cloud platforms experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree or Associates Degree in Computer Science, Information Science or related field, preferred.
  • System administration and IT certifications in Linux, Microsoft, or other network related fields are a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of security, storage, data protection, and disaster protocols.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Excellent customer service and administrative skills with a can-do attitude.
  • Computer literacy with MS Office products, and ability to learn and support proprietary software.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple competing tasks.
  • Team oriented mindset, with a strong sense of care and urgency.
  • Desire to embrace our core values:  Client Focus, Results, Responsibility & Accountability, Collaboration, and Innovation.


  EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Other details

  • Job Family IT Operations, Administration, & Support
  • Job Function IT Services
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • 6 Penn Center Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15205, USA