Systems Administrator

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Areas of Expertise:
Technical and Customer Support, Web Development
Hunt Valley
Zenimax Media Inc.
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Systems Administrator

Division: ZeniMax Online Studios | Department: Network Operations | Location: Hunt Valley , MD, US


  • Manages a large, complex site/network
  • Rapidly troubleshoots service outages using experience and other available resources
  • Effectively communicates technical information to Network Operations staff members and other corporate-wide staff
  • Initiates some new responsibilities and helps to plan for the future of the site/network
  • Provides monitoring, disaster recovery, and network hardware support
  • Performs server backups and maintain offsite storage
  • Maintains up-to-date detailed documentation



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Three to five years of previous UNIX/Linux system administration experience in a 24/7 environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; capable of writing purchase justifications, training users in complex topics, making presentations to an internal audience, and interacting positively with upper management
  • Independent problem-solving, self-direction
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to quickly assess and prioritize
  • Comfortable with most aspects of operating system administration; for example, configuration of mail systems, system installation and configuration, printer systems, fundamentals of security, installing third-party software
  • Has a solid understanding of a UNIX/Linux -based operating system; understands paging and swapping, inter-process communication, devices and what device drivers do, file system concepts (inode, clustering, logical partitions)
  • Familiarity with fundamental networking/distributed computing environment concepts; can use nslookup or dig to check information in the DNS; understands basic routing concepts
  • Ability to write scripts in some administrative language (Perl, Python, BASH)
  • Familiarity with configuration management software, preferably Chef. 

How to Apply

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Contact Details:
Zenimax Media Inc.
Tel: (301)-948-2200
Fax: (301) 926-8010
Contact: Recruitment Team

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