Posted on 7 December 2011

Systems Administrator - Salt Lake City, Utah

Written by JobPost Company: Stackable Web Hosting Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Topics: Technical Jobs Board

Company: Stackable Web Hosting

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

XMission is seeking a Systems Administrator to administrate and monitor all Linux systems, including system upgrades and maintenance, assist with day to day networking tasks as well as network updates/upgrades, and oversee all aspects of XMission wireless services. If experienced with advanced networking, the Systems Administrator will also assist NetOps with troubleshooting from time to time.


  • System Administration
  • Adminstrative knowledge of Debian/Ubuntu distributions and packaging
  • Track and create tickets and milestones in Trac
  • Ensure code changes are committed to subversion in a timely manner
  • Track and deploy package updates across the systems infrastructure
  • Ultimate responsibility for the maintenance of Linux hardware managed by the System Administration Group
  • Oversee configuration management via Puppet
  • Responsible for all backups
  • Manage active and passive systems monitoring for all Linux systems and oversees on-call rotation
  • Manage the System Administration budget and works with CFO to plan ahead for projects and insures that deadlines are set and met
  • Oversee security planning for SysAdmin group machines and alerts other GLs to potential threats
  • Provide advanced support for customer issues
  • Participate in capacity planning discussions and make informed recommendations to insure that capacity needs are met
  • Manage IT operations for the entire office
  • Manage KVM virtualization strategy, infrastructure, and operations
  • Must handle hardware recommendations, provisioning, and troubleshooting
  • Maintain and handle any issues related to any of XMission’s NetApp’s
  • Network Administration (Assist NetOps occasionally)
  • Work with telecom carriers for support and troubleshooting of all circuit issues (Metro Ethernet, DS1, DS3, OC3, GE and ATM / Frame Relay)
  • Advanced handling of Colocation, Dedicated, and Business level clientsWireless
  • Oversee all aspects of all XMission wireless services including:Engineer, fabricate, piece together, and install components to making a working wireless tower.
  • Provide enhanced support for wireless installations.
  • Understanding and ability to troubleshoot the wireless back haul topology.


  • Linux OS Installation/Maintenance/Security for both Desktop and Server applications
  • Experience and thorough knowledge of server administration down to the bare metal
  • Knowledge of Cisco IOS
  • Ability to troubleshoot dedicated circuit issues for business customers
  • Knowledge of:
    • Advanced Linux Systems Administration a must (Debian and Ubuntu distros in particular)
    • DNS
    • Apache
    • Cisco IOS
    • TCP/IP
    • QoS
    • iptables
    • Nessus
    • Firewalls
    • DHCP
    • MySQL
  • Wireless networking knowledge a plus, including:
    • 802.11abgn
    • OpenWRT / DD-WRT / Chillispot
    • Mesh networking
    • WRAP boards
    • Antenna design, aiming and securing


  • 3-5+ years

Pay and Benefits

  • Salary commensurate with expertise and overall experience
  • Excellent health benefits

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