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Junior Linux Systems Administrator
Department: Information Technology
Louisville, Kentucky, United States – 40299

humanx is hiring a full-time Junior Linux Systems Administrator to join our full-service digital agency.

If you’re an IT professional with Linux admin experience and great customer service skills, interested in working with a collaborative team and enjoying people-focused benefits, like unlimited PTO, we’d love to hear from you.

Why Join Our Team?

humanx is a Leap Group company. When joining Leap Group, you’re joining a team that is passionate, innovative, and connected. Some words we’ve heard our teammates use to describe our culture are welcoming, collaborative, flexible, and dog-friendly warning: your interview may be accompanied by a wagging tail.

We give our team the ability to make an impact with clients, while expanding their experience and depth of knowledge in the process. We like to show our appreciation for everything our teammates do by offering supportive and inclusive benefits that allow them to thrive. This includes things like:

  • Remote work options
  • Autonomy and flexibility
  • Unlimited PTO and Summer Fridays
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Company-paid access to coaching and therapy
  • 401k plan with 1:1 access to investment advisor
  • Health, dental, vision, and ancillary benefits
  • Paid professional development opportunities

Diverse and Inclusive Marketing Comes from Diverse and Inclusive Teams

We recognize our teammates are our greatest assets in helping our clients market less and (matter) more. Diverse backgrounds, opinions and perspectives on our team allow us to expand our own perspectives and, in the process, create solutions that are innovative, creative, and strategic.

We’re constantly working to transform our agencies and industry into spaces that are more diverse, equitable, and inclusive, and we welcome the addition of YOUR unique voice and perspective. Don’t forget to ask us about our focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion during your interview.

Who is the Junior Linux Systems Administrator?

The Junior Linux Systems Administrator is part of a small and dedicated team that supports our clients and staff, from end-user applications/infrastructure to cutting edge computing and storage systems in the datacenter. This role is the second line of support for all client-related requests.

In this role, you can expect to:

  • Assist with Security and Compliance activities for server equipment, ensuring the data and computing resources are secured and in stable condition.
  • Utilize familiarity with Linux-based service functionality and troubleshooting to provide proactive support.
  • Perform imaging of servers utilizing common imaging tools.
  • Interface with technology vendors to solve routine issues.
  • Participate in incident calls and client meetings as a subject (matter) expert, in conjunction with more senior IT teammates.
  • Utilize knowledge in server security baseline, basic server troubleshooting and maintenance skills, and grow knowledge by working in partnership with more senior teammates.
  • Perform patching, hardening, and automated deployments.
  • Assist with development and maintenance of operations guides and process documentation.
  • Perform root cause analysis and develop solutions and action plans, escalating complex issues to more senior teammates for support.

Please be aware: while this role typically works remotely M – F from 9am – 5pm, role responsibilities include certain onsite datacenter activities server maintenance one Saturday per month as well as on-call for emergency support rotating every other week.

What do You Need?

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • 2+ years of relevant professional experience supporting enterprise-level Linux environment, to include experience assisting with Linux operating system maintenance and upgrades, applying security updates/patching, schedulers, transaction logging, and security hardening.
  • Experience with and knowledge of Linux-based service functionality and troubleshooting, Linux Shellbash scripting / bash shell, MySQL, Postfix, IP tables, and server imaging.
  • Ability to research server issues and related components and locate information quickly and accurately.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to collaborate/communicate with cross-functional teams and client contacts alike.
  • Ability to perform server maintenance one Saturday per month and on-call for emergency support rotating every other week, as outlined above.

Important note: if you think you have what it takes to be a great Junior Linux Systems Administrator but don’t necessarily meet all of these qualifications, please still apply! While we work hard to eliminate unnecessary requirements from our job ads, our teams and needs are constantly evolving, and we’d always love the opportunity to connect and see what might be a fit.

Where is This Role?

Leap Group has a footprint in the Midwest, with offices in Louisville, KY, Cincinnati, OH, and Indianapolis, IN. While remote work is typical in this role, candidates must be located within commuting distance of our Louisville, KY office to accommodate the onsite datacenter requirements detailed above.

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Accommodation Requests

Leap Group complies with the ADA and ADAAA. If you need reasonable accommodation to apply, interview, or do the job, please send an email to our Human Resources Assistant, Amanda, at aplansker@leapgroupnetwork.com so that we can evaluate your accommodation request.