SP Plus

Linux Administrator

Requisition ID
Location (Location assigned to this requisition will be billed for any background checks and drug tests ordered against this requisition) : Location
Location Name
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REMOTE United States
Position Type (Portal Searching)
Category (Portal Searching)
Information Technology


What we offer...


  • Amazing opportunities for career growth
  • Hybrid working model if based in Nashville
  • Fully remote, but must be based in Dallas
  • A knowledgeable, high-achieving, experienced team 
  • 401(k) Match Program
  • Health Insurance, Vision, and Dental 
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Life Insurance 
  • Learn and grow with SP+ University, our internal training program. 
  • Work for a company that cares about our environment and with our diverse team of people.  Visit www.spplus.com to learn more.
  • Free and confidential employee assistance program (EAP) provides support and resources to employees and their families, 24/7. 


* This role requires that you are either based in Nashville or Dallas.  If based in Dallas, the role will be a remote position; but, you will be expected to periodically collaborate with our VP, Development in person.




  • Install, configure and maintain Linux operating systems that are running either in the cloud or on-prem
  • Analyze and resolve problems associated with the OS, updates, hardware, applications and software
  • Set up monitoring in AWS Cloudwatch and the appropriate alarms
  • Troubleshoot system performance issues
  • Ensure compliance with company security practices. Maintain best practices on managing systems and services across all environments
  • Monitor system performance and capacity planning proactively
  • Conduct fault finding, analysis and logging information for reporting of performance exceptions
  • Manage, coordinate, and implement software upgrades, patches, hot fixes on servers, workstations, and network hardware
  • Create and modify scripts or applications to perform tasks
  • Provide input on ways to improve the stability, security, efficiency, and scalability of the environment
  • Collaborate with other teams and team members to develop automation strategies and deployment processes




  • 7+ years of linux administration experience - both cloud and on-prem
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or similar relevant degree required.
  • Proactively maintain and develop all Linux infrastructure technology to maintain a 24x7x365 uptime service
  • Prior experience with the engineering of systems administration-related solutions for various project and operational needs
  • In-depth knowledge of Linux: RedHat, CentOS, Debian, etc.
  • AWS certification is a plus
  • Hands on experience with MySQL and MongoDB, self-managed as well as a service
  • Expert in Shell, Perl, and/or Python scripting
  • Solid knowledge of protocols such as DNS, HTTP, LDAP, SMTP and SNMP
  • Additional Linux certifications (RHCT, RHCE and LPIC) will be considered an advantage
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills
  • Familiarity with docker containers, its configuration and orchestration



SP+ is an equal opportunity employer committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train, and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, disability or other classes protected by federal or state law. SP+ does not tolerate harassment or retaliation against any employee or applicant based on these characteristics or because the individual exercised their EEO rights.




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