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UNIX System Administrator

Job Introduction

The UNIX System Administrator is responsible for assisting Senior Engineers and management with daily administration across a range of technologies including UNIX Server Administration, server virtualization, storage and backups, and datacenter upkeep. Provides oversight and tracking of support tickets, ensuring that issues and requests are resolved in a timely manner.

Role Responsibility

  • Serve as a capable "front line" for internal support requests.
  • 2+ years total experience in IT, including 1+ years in a production 24/7 high consumer traffic Web environment, including Web hosting, security and information protection, load balancing implementations and high availability networks.
  • Experience with UNIX administration to maintain and support all UNIX based server hardware and Operating Systems (Solaris, AIX, RedHat Linux, HP-UX).
  • Person should have a technical competency with knowledge of system internals, LVM, file system, network, and server performance utilizing Dtrace/truss/strace and other tools to troubleshoot and understand system performance.
  • Knowledge of kick start/jump start/commvault/netbackup and other backup technologies are a plus
  • Experience with VMWare virtualization environments
  • Knowledge of Oracle, SQL Server and database clustering technologies a plus.
  • Work with Operations Department, Database Management, and Product Development teams for technical matters and problem resolution of any client issues
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks.
  • Perform other job-related responsibilities as required.
  • Knowledge of installation, configuration, and maintenance of UNIX operating systems on physical and virtual environments.
  • Monitor the environment for performance and stability issues to meet Service Level Objectives.
  • Maintain current system patching levels.
  • Consult with infrastructure operations, development personnel, and support teams to provide technical advice and to resolve problems.
  • Follow internal procedures for change management, incident management, and escalation. Participate in a 24/7 on-call rotation. Other responsibilities will be assigned as required.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Must have 2-3 years’ experience with UNIX operating systems (Solaris, AIX, Linux, HP-UX)
  • Ability to write scripts in some administrative language (Perl, shell, vbscript, etc.). Review error and audit logs.
  • Familiarity with most basic system administration tools and processes; for example, can boot/shutdown a machine, add and remove user accounts, use backup programs and verify disk integrity, maintain system database files (groups, hosts, aliases).
  • Unix Administrators should have a fundamental understanding of a UNIX-based operating system; for example, understands job control, soft and hard links, distinctions between the kernel and the shell.
  • Working knowledge of server hardware, file sharing, networks, storage and backups etc.
  • Knowledge of SAN-based server environments a Plus
  • Ability to prioritize a variety of duties and work requests based on business need and SLA's
  • Highly organized with the ability to follow through on requests with moderate supervision
  • Ability to document procedures simply and accurately
  • Team work - must be capable of working well with others in a team environment and in high pressure situations.
  • Works well both alone or in a team setting
  • General server Hardware Knowledge
  • Supervision of other personnel not required in this position.

UNIX System Administrator Education/Experience/Degree Requirements

Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred, technical education or equivalent experience in the IT Industry with at least 2-5 years’ experience. 

Package Description

If you are looking for a GREAT work environment with a GROWTH- ORIENTED company, look no further!

  • Benefits on the first of the month following your hire date- no matter when you are hired during the month!
  • Automatic enrollment into the 401k plan within your first thirty (30) days on the job:  no more waiting until you’ve been with the company for 1 year!
  • Projected company growth trajectory that shows double-digit year over year growth through both organic growth as well as acquisitions.
  • Fun environment with contests and prizes!
  • Inclusive environment that promotes career growth!
  • Monthly employee appreciation and wellness events!
  • An on-site gym and weekly discounted onsite car wash services
  • Robust PTO policy including: major holidays, vacation, sick days, and personal days
  • Discounts at major wireless providers, wholesale grocery stores, and gyms
  • Philanthropic support with both local and national organizations

About the Company

FLEETCOR Technologies (NYSE:FLT) is a leading global provider of commercial payment solutions. The Company helps businesses of all sizes better control, simplify and secure payment of their fuel, toll, lodging and other general payables. With its proprietary payment acceptance networks, FLEETCOR provides affiliated merchants with incremental sales and loyalty. FLEETCOR serves businesses, partners and merchants in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Australasia. For more information, please visit www.FLEETCOR.com.

Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Peachtree Corners, Georgia, FLEETCOR generates more than $2.25 billion in revenue through brands such as Fuelman and Comdata.  We employ more than 8,000 valued associates worldwide. 

FLEETCOR enjoys global recognition including:

  • Forbes Global Growth Champion – FLEETCOR is one of the 250 fastest growing companies in the world as determined by Forbes and Statista
  • Forbes World’s Most innovative Companies – FLEETCOR has made this prestigious list of leading innovative companies 4 years in a row!
  • Fortune 1000 Company – FLEETCOR was one of the largest movers in the new rankings of the largest companies in America, rising 92 spots to #896
  • S&P 500 – In 2018, FLEETCOR joined the S&P stock index comprised of the 500 leading US stocks based on market cap (company value)

FLEETCOR has a culture founded on integrity, collaboration, innovation, execution and people.  This offers each employee the opportunity to ‘thrive & grow’ thru career development, volunteer, community and wellness initiatives…allowing each individual to create a balance between professional goals and personal achievement.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact your local Human Resources Business Partner and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to.

For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity and pay transparency, please click the following links: EEO and Pay Transparency.

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