Linux Systems Administrator Level 3

Linux Systems Administrator, Level 3

Arraya Solutions is looking for a Linux Systems Administrator, Level 3 to join our team! This role will be responsible for supporting and growing our managed service offerings to bring automation tools and methods to large scale Linux administration. This individual will be asked to maintain our managed services infrastructure and field service calls from customers regarding requests and issues. Additionally, this position will be expected to monitor and service large scale Linux installations in a dynamic environment.


  • Implementing enterprise class automation and management for large numbers of servers
  • Systems administration and technical support for Linux servers
  • Deployment of new systems closely following customer procedures
  • Large scale patching and configuration management using tools such as Puppet and Ansible
  • Adding and extending file systems and other system reconfiguration and resource changes
  • Working with DBAs and Applications Support personnel to address operational needs
  • Utilizing IBM Spectrum Protect/Tivoli Storage Management clients and servers to support system backups
  • Providing advanced technical support for customer environments and services
  • Manage and maintain customer environments remotely (some onsite)
  • Provide tier 2+ support for customer reported issues and requests
  • Updating and reviewing customer documentation
  • Executing automation processes for infrastructure setup (and maintaining processes)
  • Setting up continuous build environments to speed up software development and deployment
  • Support internal and external clients on cloud platforms (Installation and configuration of software/Infrastructure Setup)
  • Recommend and manage automation software for existing platforms

Experience Required

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of related experience

Desired Attributes

  • Experience with Unix-like systems administration
  • Proficient with Unix/Linux tools including shell, sed, awk, and perl
  • Ansible and Puppet experience required (2+ years)
  • Experience with enterprise backup solutions such as EMC Avamar and/or IBM Spectrum Protect
  • Knowledge of disaster recovery
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Must be an excellent Sysadmin
  • Strong understanding of networking, virtualization and storage best practices
  • Mastery of automation, (Ansible, Chef and Shell Scripting)
  • Understands security
  • Good communication skills

*Any certifications in the above areas are a plus

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

  • This is a full-time position, (40) hours/week
  • Some off-hours support work
  • Required to work 1 weekend a month


  • This position has minimal local travel

If you want to work in an exciting, fast-paced environment with an opportunity for learning and development, please reach out to us today! Please send a cover letter and resume to hiring@arrayasolutions.com.