Senior Unix/Linux Administrator

Remote from
Salary, USD
110,000 - 120,000/yr
Job type
Full Time,
Opening date
Closing date
14 Apr 2023

About Denovo Ventures

ERP Experts, Managed DR. Your Application, Our Experts, Any Cloud.

Performs the installation, configuration, administration, and maintenance of Linux and other Unix computer systems.  Provides customer-facing and internal technical support for a diverse environment.

Candidates located in the greater Denver/Boulder, CO area are preferred, but this position can work remotely.

Candidates located anywhere in the United States will be considered. Relocation is not required.


  • Acting as a subject matter expert for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and compatible systems in Cloud and Virtualized environments.
  • Consult with the internal team and end-users to determine system requirements and specifications.
  • Act as a member of a quick-response team.  Will often work under demanding deadlines, operating independently to resolve complex problems.
  • Develop scripts to automate repetitive tasks or document procedural run-books for junior administrators.
  • Be part of an on-call rotation.
  • May be asked to mentor others or serve as a team lead, guiding the day-to-day activities of team members.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The estimated base salary range for this position: $110,000 – $120,000.

The actual salary range is based on fair market value based on your geographical location, skills, and role requirements, and responsibilities.

This position also offers a variable bonus based upon company and individual performance and employee stock options.  This posted compensation is a good faith and reasonable estimate.  Denovo reserves the right to adjust this range depending on the selected candidate’s qualifications.  Denovo provides a comprehensive benefits package that includes, but is not limited to Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance, FSA (Health & Dependent Care), HSA, 401(k), PTO, Paid Holidays, as well as Supplemental Benefits for Accident, Critical Illness, Identity Theft, and Legal support.


  • Four-year degree in a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • At least ten (10) years of Linux administration experience.  AIX experience is a plus. RedHat or LPIC certifications are a plus.
  • Prior experience and success in a Managed Services Provider (MSP) or advanced technical support environment is required.       Must be familiar with working in a 24/7/365 environment and willing to participate in on-call rotations.
  • At least one (1) year of experience with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, AWS, or other cloud providers.
  • This is a customer-facing position and requires the ability to work with customers.  Must be able to clearly summarize and communicate complex environments and issues to both technical and non-technical colleagues.
  • Must have strong interpersonal and customer service skills.  Must be able to communicate effectively in verbal and written form.
  • Proven ability to understand, interpret, and glean results from complex technical relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage moderately complex projects involving UNIX systems.
  • Configuration Management experience is a plus (SaltStack, Ansible, or similar).
  • Knowledge of security-related best practices. Security+ or ISC2 certifications are a plus.
  • Strategic, tactical, operational, and financial understanding of an IT environment.
  • Exceptional troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities.
  • Familiarity with change management processes and tools.

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Denovo Ventures is hiring a remote Senior Unix/Linux Administrator from

What type of employment does Denovo Ventures offer?

This is a Full Time role.