Associate Systems Administrator (Troubleshooting, Linux)

Lockport, New York

  • Posted in Lockport, New York
  • Posted on October 11, 2017
  • Jobtype fulltime

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Job Description

Associate Systems Administrator (Troubleshooting, Linux)

  • U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.
  • Must be able to start in two weeks from an offer
  • No 3rd party agency submissions please 

Our leading internet client is seeking a Jr. Systems Administrator Engineer . 


Those with some experience in Linux systems administration are welcome to apply. Especially those with troubleshooting experience. At least an AA is required.


For those that live outside of Lockport, NY, our client is offering up to 5K reimbursement in relocation costs.


This is a contract to perm role. During the contract phase, iTalent provides medical, dental, vision, life insurance and 401K + matching.


When you convert to permanent, our client offers stock options, performance bonuses and free breakfast and lunch!


A Little About Our Client


The Operations Center acts as the central nervous system for technology and products. Our team is responsible for the health and performance of more than 100,000 systems globally. Engineers in this role are exposed to the most advanced web serving infrastructure in the world!


You will be the 1st line of offense battling issues affecting the reliability of our products and services, you will also be responsible for interfacing with internal/external customers on operational issues, working with senior engineers resolving complex incidents, and facilitating communication between various operations and engineering teams.


A Lot About You


You are a highly motivated and passionate individual that desires to play a key role by coordinating operations and engineering teams to identify, triage, and resolve customer impacting incidents, verify service impact to the end users, and work alongside subject matter experts to identify root cause. You will play a major role in working effectively with peers to create a positive environment within the team (you know how to have fun in a busy work environment!). You have excellent written and verbal communication skills; critical thinking and troubleshooting skills; the ability to multitask in order to facilitate the resolution of multiple incidents at any given time; and the vision to automate in order to better scale and streamline process.


Your Day


  • Monitor the production infrastructure for stability and performance in order to maintain 24x7x365 operations.
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply new technologies within a dynamic and extremely fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to be self-directed in daily workload management.
  • Ability to effectively communicate via phone and in writing.
  • Collaborate effectively with our Incident, Engineering, and Development teams.
  • Participate in the knowledge transfer on a short term and long term basis.


You Must Have


  • An AA degree or higher in a computer related field or equivalent industry experience.
  • Typical candidates have a BS degree in a computer related field or equivalent experience in a related field.
  • Working knowledge of Linux - red hat linux is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Linux OS internals, (file systems, storage, process lifecycle, etc...).
  • Working knowledge of basic Linux command line system health diagnostic tools.
  • Scripting knowledge is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of a TCP/IP network environment.
  • Working knowledge of HTTP, DNS, NFS, RAID, and DHCP is preferred.
  • Certifications such as CCNA and RHCSA or equivalent are nice to have.
  • Successful completion of level 2 security clearance will be required after hire.


Work shifts available:

The first 3 weeks of work will be  9:30am to -5:30pm, Mon through Fri


After the first three weeks, employees will be assigned another work schedule. The client is especially seeking someone who can work flexible schedules, such as swing shift or night shift. 

About iTalent Digital:

A woman- and minority-owned digital consulting company, we celebrate individuals and diversity, cultivating a culture where our people can excel and lead balanced lives. Recruitment at iTalent is guided by an unwavering principle: Only hire the best. Because we have the best people, we have the privilege of working with the best clients, doing the best work, and effecting transformative change at work and in our communities.


What you get:

You get the chance to work with some of the best brands and high-performance teams out there! iTalent offers our W2 consultants excellent benefits such as medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401K + matching. We are growing and we want to see you grow!



Log onto iTalentdigital.com to learn more about what working at iTalent can mean for you.


  • Posted in Lockport, New York
  • Posted on October 11, 2017
  • Jobtype fulltime

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