This site uses cookies. To find out more, see our Cookies Policy

System Administrator in Lexington, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 6/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Lexington, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a System Administrator with our industry-leading client in Lexington.

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident with the ability to obtain a Secret Clearance. We offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the System Administrator:

  • Perform various system administration duties in a large, physical and virtual Linux environment. 
  • Assist in implementing, supporting, and troubleshooting Linux issues relating to performance, compliance and security hardening. 
  • Provide server and desktop level support to the group as well as various programs/projects.
  • Research into new technologies that can enhance productivity for us or our customers
  • Document IT procedures

Requirements of the System Administrator:

  • Associate's degree OR Technical School Certificate OR 1 or more Certifications. 
  • At least 3 years of applicable experience.
  • Experience (1-3 years of experience) implementing and supporting Linux systems (RHEL/CentOS/Fedora preferred)
  • Experience implementing and supporting Linux in R&D Lab environment
  • Experience utilizing basic package and repository maintenance
  • Experience troubleshooting third party Linux drivers
  • Knowledge of account management using OpenLDAP,SSSD,etc.
  • Demonstrated troubleshooting of complex/distributed networks and systems (logs, dmesg etc)
  • Detailed knowledge of Linux security hardening principles and best practices
  • Experience providing system and hardware level support on Dell Server/Desktop technology as well as end user support
  • Proven ability to learn and implement unfamiliar technologies 

Keywords: System Administrator, troubleshooting, Linux, security, RHEL, Unix

Job ID: 320256

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Don’t miss out on our referral program! If we hire a candidate that you refer us to then you can be eligible for a $1,000 referral check!