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ManagedWay Company

System Administrator

Network – Troy, Michigan
Department Network
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation Commensurate with experience


Linux System Administrator


Headquarters – Troy, MI

Company Overview:

ManagedWay is the premier service provider for Cloud Computing, Fiber Optic Internet, and Colocation.   We are a recognized industry leader in managed hosting solutions and we pride ourselves on providing top-notch service to our clients.  ManagedWay provides high bandwidth internet services via fiber optic cable as well as established internet Points of Presence in dozens of cities across the United States, Canada, and Europe.  Our company is growing rapidly and looking for talented individuals to add to our team.


Position Summary:

We are looking for a highly-skilled Linux System Administrator with experience in networking and cloud technologies, programming, security, virtualization, and disaster recovery.  You will collaborate with other team members to design, implement, and operate Linux based IT infrastructure, both in the cloud and on premises. The ideal candidate is extremely resourceful and able to troubleshoot problems within the platform and work to resolve them appropriately.  


  • Manage infrastructure, perform system maintenance, and tune performance to ensure high availability.  

  • Design and develop infrastructure monitoring and reporting tools.

  • Develop and maintain configuration management solutions.  

  • Develop test automation frameworks in collaboration with the team.

  • Create tools to help the team make the most out of the available infrastructure.

  • Deploy and maintain third-party software on Linux servers.

  • Work with customers to gather service requirements and troubleshoot their day-to-day activities.

  • Monitor security and operation alerts and take preventive or corrective action to resolve issues.  

  • Designing, building, and maintaining our Cloud services.

  • Managing systems integrations.

  • Continue to seek knowledge and gain expertise in evolving technology and understand how new technologies could be applied to our services, especially our Cloud offering.  

  • Create, update, and maintain technical documentation.



  • 4+ years of experience in systems administration, programming, troubleshooting, and maintaining Linux based servers.

  • Strong scripting skills with PHP, Bash, Perl.

  • Working knowledge and understanding of current Cloud Computing technologies, strategies, and solutions (OnApp, Ceph, and Open Stack).

  • Deep understanding of IT security with best practices.

  • Working knowledge in networking (DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP, HTTP).

  • Familiarity with load balancing and firewalls.  

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to write technical documentation.

  • Must have initiative and capable of working independently as well as within a team.



  • Health / Dental / Vision

  • Paid vacation and holidays

  • Flexible work schedule

Job Type: Full-Time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

ManagedWay is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or any other legally protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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