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Senior Server Administrator - Linux

Company: Johns Manville
Location: Denver
Posted on: March 9, 2018

Job Description:

The Johns Manville IT team is hiring a Senior Linux Server Administrator to join our team. If you enjoy working on Linux systems, upgrading, installing patches and working on new builds; this position will allow for all that and more. As the Senior Linux Server Administrator, you will utilize your knowledge of systems to provide project leadership, operations, support and short/long term planning for Linux, and its associated HP Server hardware. You will serve as a technical expert for complex Linux operating systems. Responsibilities entail implementing hardware and capacity planning, performing performance tuning and ensuring effective execution of projects from initiation to completion, as well as installation and upgrade and support of Linux operating systems. As the Senior Linux Server Administrator, you will also participate in on call responsibilities for Linux systems to provide afterhours support of all JM Linux server systems.


* Performs Troubleshooting and maintenance for JM's Linux infrastructure.

* Design and implement complex Linux computer systems in accordance with negotiated service levels and requirements.

* Identify, track, escalate, resolve and report IT infrastructure problems

* Monitor and correct all infrastructure related problems

* Manage infrastructure related projects while working with business and other IT members

* Manage consultant work efforts by executing strategies, creating specifications, and establishing scope of work

* Prepares cost benefit information to include in business cases for new projects

* Assist with development of service level agreements with JM customers

* Provide documentation of complex computer systems.

* Provide technical consultation and support to all areas of JM

* Manages the data center and computer host systems.

* May be required to perform other related duties as assigned


* Bachelor's degree or 8 years of professional experience in lieu of a degree

* 5 years of work experience supporting complex Linux server environments or equivalent experience.

* Experience with Solarwinds and backup technologies

* 5 years of experience with Linux administration skills.

* Experience with virtualization technologies

* Experience with Storage technologies including ISCSI and NFS protocols

* Experience with project, and vendor management

* Customer service skills (internal customers other IT groups)

* Infrastructure monitoring and management tools experience

* Ability to develop IT technology strategy for a Linux/server environment (

* Ability to travel up to 5%



* VMWare

* Netapp experience

* Experience managing projects in large multi-location environment

* Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

* Ability to work both independently and in a team environment

Work environment is typical of an office setting

Keywords: Johns Manville, Denver, Senior Server Administrator - Linux, IT / Software / Systems, Denver, Colorado

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