*NIX System Administrator

  • Dillard's
  • 1600 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, AR, USA
  • 08/24/2022
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

The *NIX Team is looking for motivated IT professionals with a willingness to learn and grow with us. You will be a part of a team responsible for over 700 Linux/AIX/VMware/PowerVM VIOS servers and approximately 1.8 PB of Open Storage. The applicant will be required to support a dynamic environment, with a focus on problem determination/resolution and performance tuning. The applicant must be an effective self-starter and team player in a highly visible and technically challenging department. We welcome applicants with less experience who have a strong desire to learn the technologies.


  • Install, upgrade, and patch Linux, AIX, VMware and PowerVM VIOS systems
  • Install and support Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (OCP)
  • Rack and stack x86 and Power hardware
  • Backup and Recovery
  • Upgrade and maintain management tools
  • Responsible for security hardening and remediation of all supported infrastructure
  • Create and maintain scripts to schedule repetitive, detailed, and/or off-hour tasks
  • Support production environments 24x7 through on-call rotations
  • Create and update documentation and Ansible playbooks


  • Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship
  • Ability to work onsite at Corporate Headquarters in Little Rock, AR
  • Proficient scripting skills
  • Proficient in VMWare
  • IT Security Knowledge understanding hardening and compliance
  • Drive to learn new technologies
  • Desire to analyze problems, propose solutions, and troubleshoot issues to resolution
  • Work well under pressure, grasp new ideas quickly, and be able to thrive in a dynamic and diverse environment
  • Ability to maintain a schedule driven project list while handling interruptions in a timely and effective manner
  • Highly motivated, effective oral and written communicator with a positive attitude
  • Participation in on-call rotation
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Willingness to help others
  • Excellent organization skills


  • 5+ years of IT experience
  • Advanced scripting skills
  • Understanding of Linux/Unix Operating Systems
  • Understanding of Open Storage subsystems and Storage Area Networks
  • Understanding of Containers & Container Orchestration (a.k.a Kubernetes) technologies
  • General networking knowledge for configuring and troubleshooting system communications
  • Understanding of F5 BigIP and its use for application delivery control (e.g. Load Balancers)

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