Linux Administrator

Full Time
Posted 2 weeks ago

This position is primarily responsible for ensuring our in-store server platforms are being maintained appropriately with respect to OS versions and security patches. This position would also provide application deployment support when appropriate as well as provide issue resolution for International Stores. Daily operations include; identifying appropriate patch bundles for our in-store operating systems, preparing bundles for deployment and testing in a development environment, troubleshooting technical issues at the operating system and application levels, classification of problems including detailed problem definition, accurate impact assessment, identification and communication of workarounds for problems and driving issues to resolution. We develop solutions and provide support for a wide variety of OS platforms that are well known in the tech industry.


  • Identifying recommended and security patches for our platforms
  • Testing the deployment of identified patch bundles and application integration
  • Creating/Updating Chef cookbooks pertaining to in store platforms
  • Responding to and resolving daily operational alerts
  • Partnering with Store Associates and Vendor partners via phone to resolve issues remotely
  • Leveraging Agile methods to participate in daily operations and Project led efforts


  • 8+ years of server administration experience with Linux
  • 1-3 years of experience in a 24x7x365 support model
  • Automated patching system is a plus, satellite, puppet or chef
  • Demonstrable working knowledge of shell scripting and ruby
  • Prior knowledge of IBM registers, Point of Sale systems
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

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