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System Platform Administrator- Linux

St. Louis, MO 63017

Posted: 05/03/2019 Employment Type: Direct Placement Job Category: Infrastructure Technologies Job Number: 12442

Adaptive Solutions Group is a premier provider of information technology personnel. We provide a variety of technical professionals available for contract, contract to hire, or direct placement positions to companies in and around the St. Louis, Kansas City, and Denver Areas.


We are currently looking for a System Platform Administrator- Linux to join our team.


  • Quickly identify cause of technical problems and provide resolution; serve as a point of escalation to the IT Service Desk.
  • Provide technical support over the phone; professional phone skills and demeanor required.
  • Manage technical domain(s) enabling supportability and upgrade path.
  • Engineer technical solutions in accordance with defined global and local architectures, policies and standards that satisfy business, regulatory, and internal technical drivers.
  • Develop and document local policies and standards that underpin defined architectures.
  • Contribute and affect the evolution of global architecture, policies and standards in defined technical area.
  • Develop clear and concise documentation for end users and support teams.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Manage projects, within technical domain, from start to finish, coordinating the entire project life-cycle, team and end-user involvement and impact.
  • Lead problem resolution identifying gaps in documentation and providing clarified documentation for frontline technical staff.
  • Rotational on call responsibility.
  • Friendly presence and helpful attitude; good interpersonal skills and ability to work well with others.
  • Must be familiar with and comply with laws, regulations and internal policies and procedures that are applicable to required job duties.
  • Organize and ensure the monitoring of the business, corporate, and external policies and regulations.
  • Complete all mandatory training within a timely basis, as instructed.
  • Comply with code of conduct & policies/procedures.
  • Actively identify incidents outside of established policies & procedures and report to management immediately.
  • Be familiar with & comply with laws, regulations, and internal policies & procedures that are applicable to required job duties.


Required Qualifications
  • 5-7 years’ experience in Information Technology
  • 3-5 years’ experience as a Linux administrator
  • BS in computer science, information technology, or a related field
  • Strong knowledge of Unix/Linux shell scripting.
  • Strong knowledge of Unix/Linux security features.
  • Intermediate Network communications skills in NFS, LDAP, NIS, TCP/IP, DNS.
  • Intermediate knowledge of common Unix/Linux Administration tools and Utilities
  • Basic knowledge of Windows Network Operating Systems.
  • Basic knowledge of MS Office.
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Exchange Server.
  • Basic understanding of Active Directory.
  • Basic understanding of Windows networking and telecommunications, to include SMTP, and VPN.
  • General knowledge of Computer hardware, software and peripherals
  • General knowledge of SCCM, SAV and remote connectivity (Checkpoint).
  • General understanding of the procedures for installing, configuring, upgrading, troubleshooting and repairing applicable software, hardware and peripherals
  • General knowledge of techniques for explaining technical concepts and procedures to non-technical users.
  • Maintains current knowledge of hardware, software and network technology and recommends modifications as necessary.
  • Ability to solve complex problems and deal with a variety of situations where only limited standards may exist and critical thinking is needed for effective resolutions.
  • Experience with Oracle.
  • Application Server experience with Oracle WebLogic, IBM Websphere or Apache Tomcat.
  • Experience with Centrify Unix/Linux Identity Management.
  • Experience with Red Hat Network Satellite.
  • Demonstrates ability to grasp and use new technology concepts.
  • Ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work in a “ team” environment


Preferred Qualifications
  • Advanced degree a Plus
  • Technology-specific certifications a Plus


Adaptive Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

Adaptive Solutions Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, STD/LTD, life insurance coverage, 401k, paid vacation and holidays.


Nick Bilpush

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