Sr. Linux Admin / Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Missouri, Texas, Arizona, Armed Forces Americas

Remote position available

Job Description

This is a Sr. Linux Administrator role and it's a 100% remote position, allowing you to work from the comfort of your own home from anywhere in the US. Looking for someone with a strong background in Linux administration. This is a hands-on role working collaboratively with various teams. The primary responsibility of the Linux Support Engineer will be the effectively operate, maintain and administer Linux VMs within VMWare and associated subsystems. The role is 95% RHEL, 5% OEI. Any AIX a plus, but not required.

- Responsible for production scheduling and control, service level support, backup, recovery, disaster recovery planning, installation/configuration operations and maintenance of systems hardware and software.
- Responsible for administering, managing, provisioning, template creation of virtual servers running various distributions of Linux, mostly RHEL.
- Solve problems with minimal disruption to the system or network.
- The job assignments are in a highly technical area and will support systems located in multiple data centers
- This is a 24x7 operation the position will include being part of an on-call rotation.
- Experience with Puppet, Satellite, Linux Identity Management, and Veeam are a plus.

This position will analyze problems and administer more than one infrastructure area. Will understand and develop non-functional requirements for a system. This role is proficient at DevOps concepts, Scripting and automated deployment, monitoring and support. Will execute day to day tasks related to operational or project work. Contribute to 24x7x365 days of on-call staff coverage.

Assists with all duties related to on-going operational database  infrastructure on premise and in the cloud.
Creates and maintains database objects.
Monitors, troubleshoots and resolves failed tasks or database issues.
Creates databases, database clusters, assign permissions and resolve connectivity issues.
Assists IT management in prioritizing database administration team projects.
Monitors database storage allocation and usage daily as well as other resource usage.
Assists with backup standards and schedules, and recovery procedures.
Develops security plans, testing and maintenance.  Intent of this security plan is to establish a means of providing complete accountability for any and all use of the databases.
Develops and maintains the portions of the disaster recovery plan that pertain to the database servers and provide documentation of the steps necessary to perform the disaster recovery process.  This documentation must provide detailed instructions on how to perform the disaster recovery plan at a level of explanation that any member of IT would be able to perform the steps.
Advises developers/end users on issues such as database design and application architecture.
Provides performance turning related to database technology and database/server configuration.
Provides Technical guidance to teammates.
Exports/Imports data and data replication.
Schedules Jobs and Events.
Manages special projects as assigned.

General Job Information


Sr. Linux Admin / Senior Infrastructure Engineer



Job Family

Info Technology Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date


Date Requisition Created


Work Experience



Bachelors: Computer and Information Science

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

Other Job Requirements


  • 3+ years minimum experience deploying and/or administrating infrastructure solutions or database administration. 
  • Strong working knowledge of automated deployment and Cloud platforms.
  • AWS Sysops certification or certifications in VMware, Microsoft, Cisco, Avaya, Oracle, SQL Server.
  • Two or more of the these certifications:  AWS Sysops certification, AWS Solutions architect associate certification, MTA, MSCA, Cisco-CCNA, CCNP , Database administration (Oracle, SQL Server, MongoDB and MariaDB, MySQL, Hadoop, Redshift, AWS EMR ), Avaya (ACA, ACSS, ASIC, ACE).
  • Critical thinker.
  • Demonstrated problem solving techniques.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Willing and able to quickly learn new technology.

Magellan Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position.

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