Linux System Administrator

Melville, New York, United States · IT expand job description ↓

Description is looking for a Linux Administrator to help us setup and maintain our local and production environments, network topology and enforce systems security policies. The ideal candidate will have a 4-year college degree, a strong technical background, and excellent communication skills.


  • Setting up and managing Linux systems and environments complying with security standards.
  • Apache web server administration and configuration.
  • Implements Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and manages renewal schedule.
  • Maintains High Availability infrastructure ensuring security compliances and high level performance while minimizing service interruption.
  • Maintains MySQL and Oracle databases.
  • Provide network systems securities through policy enforcement and monitoring access.
  • Assists in the design of multi-server environments including IP address schemes, DNS, WINS etc.
  • Maintains a thorough understanding of the basics behind the internet and its workings (DNS, Security, IP Routing, HTTP, VPN, Email Routing, SPAM, etc.).
  • Configure and setup firewalls, VPN connections, FTP/FTPS servers and security appliances for access to vital business applications.
  • Knowledge/awareness of PCI Compliance security standards and best practices.
  • Troubleshoots network hardware and software applications, OS upgrades, and security systems to resolve operational issues and to restore services.


  • Bachelor’s degree in MIS/IT/Computer Science
  • Strong working knowledge with installing and configuring Apache Web Server and MySQL/Oracle.
  • Strong working knowledge of Linux and IP Networking, IP Networks and Protocols, hardware issue troubleshooting, and maintaining enterprise software tools.
  • Strong working knowledge of TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP and network hardware (routers, switches, firewalls)
  • Experience of command line interfaces (Windows/Mac Cisco).
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills


  • Food, lots of it– We have a fully stocked kitchen, breakfast Wednesdays and lunch Mondays & Fridays.
  • Full Benefits– 401k, great medical, dental, & vision, life insurance, nap room
  • We don’t take ourselves too seriously– think jeans and a t-shirt and bring your dog Rufus
  • We have fun– We have pool, air hockey, ping pong, and a basketball court in the office. Look out for our movie nights and bowling.
  • We give back– We have events throughout the year to do our part in the community
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