Linux System Administrator - Contract work -

UtopiaCompression Corporation (UC), based in Los Angeles, CA is a rapidly growing company with considerable expertise in intelligent software solutions. UC develops cutting edge technologies for:
Planning and control for robotic systems,
Enabling technologies for unmanned air-vehicles and
Networking protocols for Mobile Ad hoc Networks,
A wide spectrum of computer vision and other related technologies.

Requirements
1. US Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card) only
2. Experience administering Linux installations
3. In-depth knowledge of Linux Operating Systems with significant Windows exposure
4. Strong experience in CentOS7, IPA authentication, Samba, and Redmine with Git integration
5. Very knowledgeable about computer hardware and networking
6. Strong problem solving and trouble shooting skills
7. Experience configuring and maintaining web services
8. Experience in writing shell scripts or similar (e.g. Bash, Python, Ruby)
9. Can research and find the right hardware or software within budget that does the job
10. Able to research and incorporate new software to increase company efficiency

Desired
1. B.S. in relevant field or technical certifications
2. Good knowledge in C/C++ or similar
3. Web development Experience

Responsibilities
This position will administer and support the systems, networks, and telecommunications of our main office in Los Angeles, CA. Position entails ongoing maintenance tasks for both computers and core company services including account management, groupware, mail servers, backup, firewalls, document management, and secure file sharing with remote customers. The position will also be providing local end-user support for both Windows and Linux Operating Systems.