Systems Administrator

Responsibilities include but are not limited to designing, deploying, supporting and troubleshooting the Linux server and desktop infrastructure; documenting the IT infrastructure, policies and procedures; and performing general user support. Applicants are also expected to participate in after-hours work and an on-call rotation.

All candidates will have
  • a Bachelor's or higher degree
  • extensive experience designing, deploying and supporting Linux servers and desktops
  • a thorough understanding of systems and network protocols (DNS, TCP/IP, SMTP, HTTP/HTTPS) and UNIX/Linux system internals (kernel, drivers, file systems, virtual memory)
  • excellent troubleshooting and creative problem-solving abilities
  • excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills

Ideally, candidates will also have
  • experience deploying and supporting open source and proprietary infrastructure services (DNS, Radius, LDAP, DHCP, NFS, Kerberos, OpenSSL), integrating them into the existing infrastructure, and debugging and patching them
  • experience implementing, operating and supporting open source tools for system and security monitoring and management on UNIX/Linux platforms
  • knowledge of scripting to automate tasks

Location: East Setauket, NY
Salary Range: $164,982 - $189,875
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No telephone inquiries, please.

Renaissance Technologies is an equal opportunity employer.