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Sr. Unix Administrator

Greenwood Village, CO
Contract To Hire
Job ID: #9073

If you love building the architecture that makes information technology possible, then we have news for you: we’re seeking Sr. Unix Administrator who is ready to pick up a (figurative) hammer for one of our clients in Denver, CO.

Here’s the thing – if a company’s technology stack were a person, then the network of vital organs and veins would be its system positions. Without experts designing, implementing, analyzing, and maintaining important systems, a company simply can’t function. If that sounds exciting, you just might be the lifeblood our client needs.

Tell you what: give us 60 seconds. Look at what this role is all about, peek at our stellar benefits, and learn why BridgeView IT owns the competition when it comes to connecting technologists with the best system positions. One minute from now, if you’re just as excited about this role as we are, then you know what to do.


  • The Unix Administrator will have experience with Solaris administration, some automation, orchestration, and container technologies, and Linux Administration. Candidates will be responsible for the deployment, configuration and ongoing maintenance and support of the UNIX environment. Candidates must have good analytical and problem solving skills, communicate well and be eager to learn.
  • Administer an existing UNIX Solaris environment
  • Identify and recommend process improvements to automate and simplify routine tasks; also provide leadership guidance and direction to junior team members.
  • Maintain the environment including patches, upgrades and changes to adapt to a dynamic environment.
  • Plan and execute upgrades and maintain system configurations.
  • Work with business units to assess needs and recommend solutions.
  • Day-to-day administration of on premise Solaris, and AIX servers
  • Contribute to the continuous development of our growing cloud environment


  • 5+ years of UNIX Administration experience
  • Solaris 10 and 11 experience
  • UNIX Permissions
  • VMware experience
  • BIND/DNS experience
  • Experience and familiarity with one of more of the following shell and scripting languages is nice to have: Bourne, C, Krone, Bash, Perl, Batch, VBScript, etc
  • The ability to efficiently drive tasks to completion
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills
  • Methodical problem solving abilities
  • Work independently and within a team structure
  • Ability to establish priorities and work multiple tasks


Do you remember when the first YouTube video was uploaded in 2005? We don’t, because we were too busy creating the best technology placement firm in the country. Back then, we saw how extreme the demand was for technologists. Companies needed help finding them, and technologists needed help sifting through the noise. That’s our specialty.

You have a valuable set of skills, and it’s our job to make sure you get connected with the roles, companies, and career paths that help you realize your full potential. We don’t just forward you random job descriptions; we build a real relationship to get you wherever it is you want to go. We might be based in Denver, clearly the best city on earth, but we are connected to opportunities across America that will both challenge and fulfill you.

Let’s do this. Apply for the above role, or sign up for our job alerts


  • Medical: Provided by Aetna
  • Dental: Provided by Aetna
  • Vision: Provided by VSP
  • 401K: Provided by Voya Financial – 4% match, 100% vested from start
  • Life Insurance & Long-Term Disability
  • ADP TotalChoice: Voluntary Benefits managed by Mercer, such as the following:
    • Short Term Disability
    • Accident Insurance
    • Auto Insurance
    • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)
    • Voluntary Term Life Insurance
    • Homeowners/Renters Insurance
    • Pet Care Coverage & Pet Insurance
  • Employee Perks, ADP Personal Discounts: great discounts through thousands of vendors (Nike, Target, Home Depot, etc.)


We are unable to sponsor H1B candidates at this time. Those authorized to work in the US without restriction are encouraged to apply. BridgeView IT is an equal opportunity employer.

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