Linux System Administrator

Illinois Rocstar LLC Champaign , IL 61820

Posted 2 weeks ago

The Job

In this position, you’ll be working alongside a great team of computationally-savvy engineers and scientists to support our company’s development infrastructure as a Systems Administrator. In this permanent, full-time position, you’ll be deploying and supporting Linux servers (physical and virtual), HPC environments, and desktop workstations. You’ll also have the opportunity to design IT strategies and influence company security policies.


  • Manage Linux server and desktop environments, mainly Ubuntu
  • Design and maintain a working infrastructure for company software development projects
  • Maintain working backup procedures for mission-critical information
  • Develop solutions to enforce business rules and compliance with applicable regulations
  • Maintain logging systems and perform daily systems monitoring
  • Test infrastructure for vulnerabilities
  • Maintain central authentication such as LDAP

Minimum requirements

  • At least 2 years’ experience supporting Linux servers and desktops
  • Experience setting up, maintaining, and monitoring logging systems
  • Experience with scripting languages
  • U.S. citizenship; mandatory background check
  • Be willing to relocate to Champaign, IL
  • Associates degree in computer science or relevant field


  • Experience with cloud environments — SaaS, PaaS, AWS, Azure, etc.
  • DevOps
  • Ability to use and manage macOS and Windows operating systems

Other Stuff

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including 401K with company matching, vacation, holidays, subsidized health insurance, and performance bonuses. Salary commensurate with experience and skill set. Illinois Rocstar is located adjacent to the University of Illinois, home to a wide variety of high-tech startups and multiple Fortune 500 research organizations. The tech environment is amazing (; Champaign is one of the best small cities that you’ll ever find (http://www.visitchampaigncoun) and it’s only a short drive to Chicago, Indianapolis, and St. Louis.

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Linux System Administrator

Illinois Rocstar LLC