Job Description

Sr. Unix Administrator

Greenwood Village, Colorado
Contract To Hire
Job ID: 8703

BridgeView IT is seeking a Sr. UNIX Administrator located in Denver, CO (DTC). 

BridgeView IT is seeking a Sr. Unix Administrator for a three to six-month contract to hire role with one of our top clients.  This role is located in Greenwood Village, CO.  The Sr. Unix Administrator will have experience with Linux and Solaris administration, automation, orchestration, and container technologies – strong AWS experience is highly desired.. Candidates will be responsible for the deployment, configuration and ongoing maintenance and support of the UNIX/Linux environment including both on-prem and cloud infrastructure. After hours on-call support will be required on a rotating basis.  Candidates must have good analytical and problem solving skills, communicate well and be eager to learn. Contractor benefits are available for this position which includes national plan options for medical, dental and vision insurance, as well as a matching 401K plan.


  • Administer an existing UNIX environment including Red Hat Linux and Solaris
  • Contribute to the continuous development of our growing cloud environment
  • Identify and recommend process improvements to automate and simplify routine tasks
  • Maintain the environment including patches, upgrades and changes to adapt to a dynamic environment.
  • 24X7 on-call support rotation
  • 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, AIX and Red Hat Linux servers
  • Administer a growing number of Amazon Linux hosts and applications.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have AWS Experience including EC2, ECS and Route53
  • Linux administration
  • Kubernetes and Docker administration
  • Automation using tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Perl
  • Good customer service skills
  • 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.
  • AWS Certification
  • VMware experience
  • Solaris 10 and 11 experience
  • BIND/DNS experience
  • Sendmail experience 
  • Bachelor’s degree in CS/MI/CIS/Engineering or equivalent 4+ years experience

BridgeView IT is a technology placement firm assisting a national network of clients identify and hire the highest-caliber IT professionals. Our management and senior recruiting specialists have successfully supported the IT marketplace for over a decade, and we have grown into a world class organization, with operations in major U.S. markets. 

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We are unable to sponsor H1B candidates at this time.  Those authorized to work in the US without restriction are encouraged to apply.

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