Unix Admininstrator

ITSutra is always looking for talented people to become its team members. We realize that productive people are always a good addition to our organization. So if you have the financial acumen and the passion to work with some of the biggest companies in the world, join in!

Department: Unix Admininstrator
Project Location(s): Houston, TX, US
Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
Compensation: Depends on experience


Under supervision, perform activities and team leadership required to support a large, complex Unix/Linux based computing environment. Utilize customer service skills while acting as a technical resource to internal departments and system users. Use technical skills to proactively put scripts and documentation in place to comply with current standards.

  • Provide advanced system administration, operational support and problem resolution for a large complex Unix/Linux computing environment, including both virtualized and physical servers.
  • Attend meetings as a team representative.
  • Review and evaluate virtual and physical server performance and capacity.
  • Use change management process.
  • Act as a liaison for customer relations.
  • Comply with all audit, compliance, and regulatory requirements
  • Forecast system demands and recommends upgrades, expansions and reconfigurations.
  • Perform computing environment build-outs, site setup, user training, hardware/software installation, maintenance and support and documentation of operating procedures and processes.
  • Perform Unix/Linux administration including changes, deletes, disk space management, application installation, and backups.
  • Support VMware environment including changes, adding/removing systems, and disk space management.
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software problems, takes appropriate corrective action and/or interact with IT staff or vendors in performing complex testing, support, server recovery, and troubleshooting functions.
  • Assist with development and testing of changes needed to maintain DR environment
  • Stay in tune with new technologies.
  • Support on call, weekend and off hours work as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • Arranging client coordination


  • Extensive knowledge of Unix/Linux operating systems, Unix shells and standard utilities, and common Unix/Linux security tools
  • In depth system administration knowledge and skills for Sun Solaris and RedHat Linux
  • System administration experience and knowledge of VMware and administration of virtual servers
  • Grub, PXE boot, Kickstart
  • Solaris patches, packages, Yum, rpms, Satellite server
  • SVM, LVM, Boot from SAN, UFS/ZFS, filesystem configuration
  • General working knowledge of NAS, SAN, and networking
  • Knowledge or experience with DevOps, OpenShift, AWS cloud, or other similar technologies is desirable
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ITSutra is always in the process of hiring talented professionals. If you are interested to be a part of  ITSutra, please submit your detailed resume here and we shall contact you back if we have suitable openings for your skill set.

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