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HYBRID Linux Systems Administrator II

Folsom, CA 95630

Job Function: Information Technology Job Number: 400585

Job Description

The Systems Administrator is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure both located within the Business Area Network and remote services. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values, enabling staff, partners, and customers.

  • Oversee the maintenance of servers in all capacities that include, but not limited to: configuring, installing new hardware/software, performing upgrades to existing servers & software, coordinating the introduction of additional servers and storage to the network, following security policies and procedures, and performing other technical duties as needed

  • Maintain servers and storage for business area business applications

  • Provide platform infrastructure support

  • Provide general business application support

  • Maintain detailed inventory of Business Area assets

  • Maintain documentation of network server configurations, application licensing agreements, and other third party software installed

  • Maintain server and related hardware

  • Responsible for backup systems process and procedures

  • Document repair/maintenance and change requests through ServiceNow ticketing system

  • Perform on call after hours support as part of the rotation

  • Work closely with the Application team and Development team to provide any required hardware support

  • Proactively monitor the infrastructure including servers to prevent issues and to resolve issues as they happen

  • Experience in developing applications in iOS, Microsoft, Linux Javascript, angular.js, webRTC preferred

  • Installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting wired/wireless networks and related equipment

  • Participate in testing of new software and hardware

  • Experience with standing up CI/CD infrastructure and software development support

  • Remediate compliancy issues including Cyber security compliance (CMMC)

  • Build prototype systems for demo and testing

  • Install and upgrade computer components and software, manage virtual servers, and integrate automation processes

  • Perform regular backup operations and implement appropriate processes for data protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures


Must Haves:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field with, typically, or 3 more years of relevant experience

  • Higher education may substitute for relevant experience

  • Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of required education

  • 3+ years' experience as a LINUX system admin (preferably Red Hat).

  • 2-5 years' Experience implementing and supporting VMware (VRealize, VRealize Operations, VRealize Automation)

  • 2-5 years' Experience with IT Operations Monitoring Tools (PRTG, VROperations, Solarwinds)

  • Ability to Trouble shoot Network connectivity between Server Infrastructure

  • Experience with networks (LAN, WAN, VLAN) and patch management of devices

  • Familiarity with administration and troubleshooting various operating systems and platforms (Red Hat Linux, CentOS, Microsoft)

  • Good interpersonal relationship and communication skills and able to work with a wide variety of technical engineers and employees

  • Ability to obtrain US Secret Security Cleareance is required.



  • 2-5 years' experience implementing and supporting AWS and Azure Cloud Operations

  • Knowledge of system security and data backup/recovery

  • Experience with scripting languages/tools (Bash, Python, Perl, Powershell)

  • Familiarity with Designing, Building, and Fielding Systems while using engineering best practices for Configuration Management and Documentation

  • Resourcefulness and problem-solving aptitude

  • Self-motivated with ability to effectively prioritize multiple projects

  • Deal effectively with changing project priorities

  • Travel to other locations as required performing related duties

  • Experience with IDM (Identity Management) and Active Directory user and asset management

  • Experience in containerized software ecosystem: Docker, container deployment, Docker swarm, Docker security hardening (networking, monitoring, logging)

  • Cloud administration experience (AWS, IaC (Infrastructure as Code))

  • Basic Networking knowledge (VLANS, layer 2, Firewall Rules)

  • Experience with virtualization technologies on premise or cloud-based services such as Microsoft Azure, AWS VMs, VMware vCenter/ESXi, and Hyper-V

  • Atlassian toolset with the following priority (Bamboo, Bitbucket, Jira, Confluence)

  • Familiarity with Designing, Building, and Fielding Systems while using engineering best practices for Configuration Management and Documentation

  • Experience configuring, implementing and leveraging computer security and networking diagnostic/monitoring tools

  • Experience working with Developers, DevOps, and Engineering teams in a dynamic environment to promote/implement the DevSecOps program throughout the organization

  • One of the Following:

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate

  • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate

  • AWS Certified Developer – Associate o Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate

  • CompTia certification (Security+, Network+, Server+)?

** Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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