Linux System Administrator

  • Allen Park, MI

Company Description

Established in 2009, CONTROLTEC®, is a worldwide provider of telematics and analytics solutions currently serving the transportation industries in the light duty, heavy duty, agriculture, locomotive, and industrial sectors. CT® combines affordable information technology with comprehensive data acquisition to provide an enterprise solution for fleet management, product development and quality. More than 80% of US automotive OEMs have utilized our tools to deliver the speed, flexibility, reliability, cost savings and collaboration needed in today's environment.

Job Description

Position Summary:

CONTROLTEC is seeking a hardworking, knowledgeable and detail oriented Systems Administrator. The successful candidate will be team-oriented, should interact well with clients and high levels of the organization, and is able to take a project from inception to completion with moderate direction. Positive attitude is essential.

Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for the support of the Information Technology infrastructure for one of our large clients.

Responsible for the daily administration of Linux environment and related servers.

Helps to maintain and execute disaster recovery plans.

Install, test and administer enhancements to new and existing servers.

Run daily health checks to ensure trouble free operation and to ensure security

Ensure data recover-ability by conducting a schedule of system backups and disaster recovery scenarios

Configure backups and verify they are completing successfully

Work to ensure continuous infrastructure continuity

Receive and troubleshoot help desk tickets from client user community.


Minimum Requirements:

1-2 years System Administration experience in a Linux environment

1-2 years experience with server hardware & networking

Knowledge of installations, upgrades and troubleshooting of Linux systems.

Strong technical aptitude and ability to research and solve complex issues independently

Ability to effectively communicate issues and resolutions to all levels of the organization and customer base

Ability to communicate clearly with both technical and non-technical users.

Desired Skills & Qualifications

Familiarity with Ubuntu or other Debian based distributions.

Scripting experience a plus.

Networking experience a plus.

Additional Information


CONTROLTEC offers a comprehensive and industry leading benefits package. In addition we provide flexible work schedules, generous time off and an environment that promotes ingenuity and fun! To learn more about our company, our progressive culture and to apply online, visit our website at