Hired by Matrix, Inc. Senior Unix/Linux Admin in Roseland, New Jersey

Senior Unix/Linux Admin

Job Type:Right To Hire

Job Location:Roseland

New Jersey

Job Description:

Job Description

  • The Global Business Technology Solutions organization is looking for a Senior UNIX/Linux Administrator.

  • This individual will help ensure that our infrastructure is designed and implemented to the highest standards.

  • The candidate will become a member of a diverse team of information technologists committed to shaping the overall direction of the Company’s technology landscape.

  • The position must continually evaluate infrastructure effectiveness, develop technical directions, execute large implementations, and recognize industry trends that can increase the value of the Company’s technology offering.


  • 5+ years’ experience in information technology required and a four year Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or related field.

  • In-depth knowledge of virtualization technologies/containers (desirableOpenShift, OpenStack; essential- Lpar/VIO, Zone/LDOM, PowerVC)

  • Design, implement, and maintain UNIX environments (desirable- Solaris 10/11 and AIX 6/7)

  • Design, implement, and maintain Linux environments (essential- RHEL 6/7)

  • Design automation with Docker and Puppet (desirable)

  • Design, implement, and maintain cloud orchestration for end user deployment of VMs (desirableCloudForms)

  • Implement deployments across various IaaS providers: AWS or Azure (desirable)

  • Execute performance tuning activities, develop monitoring processes, and provide performance recommendations for UNIX/Linux environment (essential)

  • Support UNIX/Linux Servers and configurations plus reporting and monitoring (essential)

  • Provide 3rd level support where needed, including systems diagnostics and systems tuning (essential)

  • Interface with and guide application owners and developers to install, develop, and maintain, the application servers (essential)

  • Establish processes and procedures for application loading and configurations (essential)

  • Creation of architecture documents, operations process and procedure documents, troubleshooting documents, and run-books (essential)

  • Contribute to the design, development and execution of system changes (essential)

  • Provide 7x24x365 support for the company (essential)

  • Late nights and weekend work will be required (essential)

  • The candidate must be able to work well in a team environment while providing leadership in areas of expertise.

  • The candidate should be a self-starter, have the aptitude to work on complex projects individually, and at the same time excel when working in a team environment.

  • Excellent written oral, written, and technical documentation skills.

  • Extensive experience managing a production environment

Approx. Duration: 6 months

About Hired By Matrix

Hired by Matrix, Inc. is a full service staffing and recruiting company that enables Fortune 500 and mid-market companies nationwide to achieve their strategic goals. We prepare our clients to succeed in a changing marketplace by creating a custom pipeline of professionals and teams that are superbly matched to our clients’ business functions and cultures.

We recruit for a variety of job types including IT, Finance and Accounting, R & D, Engineering, Administrative and Light Industrial.

Founded 29 years ago by CEO Sharon Olzerowicz, Hired by Matrix distinguishes itself as an exceptionally reliable partner whose industry knowledge and continuous pursuit of excellence allows the company to deliver the caliber of professionals who become our clients’ most important assets.

Our team of expert account managers and recruiters collaborate closely with our clients to understand their needs, corporate requirements and company cultures. We also keep our clients informed of important industry trends. We use this information to build robust, fully customized pipelines of highly-qualified contract professionals.

Our responsiveness, tenacity and know-how apply to all service delivery channels, from corporate procurement executives and hiring managers to Managed Service Providers (MSPs). Hired by Matrix has a track record of delivering consultants that map precisely to the skills, expertise and company culture required. Our investment in recruiters, who specialize in a range of capabilities and niche disciplines, has resulted in successful matches, long contracts and repeat business. This frees our clients to focus their time and efforts on higher value goals, such as creating more efficient processes, optimizing their human resources, or enhancing productivity.

We also bring a human touch to managing and motivating our consultants, from the initial recruitment process and candidate presentation, to monitoring their progress throughout the life of the assignment.

Hired by Matrix, Inc. is a WBENC-certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE); and CEO Sharon Olzerowicz serves on the WBENC Board and is a long-standing member of the Forum Governing Group. HbM is also WOSB (Woman Owned Small Business) Certified.

Hired by Matrix, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.