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Cedar Rapids, Iowa


Linux Systems Administrator - Cedar Rapids

Job Summary

Be part of our growing and prospering company as a Linux System Administrator and DevOps Team member.

Auxiant is a third-party administrator of self-funded employee benefit plans with offices in Cedar Rapids, IA, Madison and Milwaukee, WI.

Position Summary

This role is responsible for deploying, maintaining, monitoring, and expanding Auxiant's linux systems in a secure and scalable manner for use in hosting webapp, filesystem, database, and SFTP services.
These systems support our healthcare ecosystem data exchange platforms, internal and external user portals, automation processes, databases, knowledgebase platforms, and staff workflow tools.
Scoping and maintaining these essential functions require working closely with network, systems, and developer teammates as well as operational department heads.

Essential Job Functions

  • Monitoring of critical linux servers and processes to ensure system availability, performance, and stability
  • Scope, test, and implement system configurations to support service scalability and redundancy

· Configuration and support of system backup, replication, redundancy, and fault tolerance

  • Linux workstation configuration, deployment, and support for dev team laptop and VM environments
  • Linux system patch management

· NAS and server file system configuration and management

· Docker on Linux configuration and support

· Linux system permissions and policies management

· Collaboration with internal Web Dev, Network, Systems, and Security Teams.

· Devops support

Position Requirements

Qualified applicants should be a detail oriented and security minded individual with at least three years professional experience in designing and supporting:

  • Linux based operating system environments
  • Web application, database, and file system hosting services
  • Docker engine platform environments

Desired application and service experience

  • Debian based distributions
  • BSD based distributions
  • Docker
  • Apache
  • Percona/MySql
  • HAProxy
  • Ansible
  • Gluster
  • Ceph
  • Samba
  • Rsync
  • ZFS file system
  • GIT
  • LDAP
  • Elk Stack