As a RHEL Systems Administrator, you will be responsible for managing and maintaining our Linux server environment, ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance, and security. You will work closely with our IT team to develop, configure, and optimize enterprise-level Linux systems and applications. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Install, configure, and maintain Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers in a virtualized environment. 
  • Perform system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems, and key processes. 
  • Review system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups. 
  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. 
  • Configure/add new services as necessary, maintaining operational, configuration, or other procedural documentation. 
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. 
  • Ensure system security through the implementation of best-practice policies and procedures. 
  • Work with the IT security team to ensure that the infrastructure is fully compliant with all relevant standards and regulations. 
  • Provide technical support and guidance to users. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field. 
  • 3+ years of experience managing RHEL systems in a production environment. 
  • Strong knowledge of virtualization technologies, preferably VMware or Red Hat Virtualization. 
  • Experience with automation software (e.g., Puppet, Chef, Ansible) is preferred. 
  • Familiarity with containerization and orchestration tools (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes) is a plus. 
  • Solid understanding of networking protocols and services (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, LDAP, etc.). 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work under pressure. 
  • Strong communication and documentation skills. 
  • Certifications in Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) or Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) are highly desirable. 

Please note that this is a direct-hire opportunity only; we are not considering candidates for corp-to-corp arrangements or offshore partnerships at this time. 

Silex offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status. 

Silex Data Solutions, a high-growth, privately owned systems integrator operated business based in Tennessee, is at the cutting-edge of IT innovation. Our team, comprising seasoned IT veterans, takes a holistic approach to technology, focusing on Business Processes and IT Automation. We are dedicated to Research & Development, constantly pushing the boundaries to provide efficient, cost-effective solutions that maximize ROI for our clients. Our unique delivery methodology ensures a deep understanding of client needs, offering opportunities for education and empowerment in new IT initiatives. At Silex, we not only commit to technological advancement but also to the growth and development of our team, providing a dynamic environment where technical skills can flourish and career opportunities abound. 

Job Category: Information Technology Software Engineering
Job Location: US

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