Aetna Linux /Network Administrator - 48884BR in Salt Lake City, Utah

Req ID: 48884BR


Come be part of a team with one of the largest Population Health Management Solutions / Leader in Clinical Data Exchange for Health Care Information.

The Linux Network Administrator responsible for monitoring and maintaining the Linux environment at Aetna / Medicity by responding to tickets, building new servers, managing the virtual environment, software and firmware updates, documenting and improving process, and other work depending on business needs. Network maintenance is also required.

Fundamental Components:

Duties and Responsibilities:

This position will play an integral role in the success of the group. Specifically, the role will be responsible for the following:

Manage Systems to address user requirements and changing business needs.

Monitor environment activity

Respond in a timely manner to notification events

Document system configuration

At a regular interval, provide one week of nightly and weekend on-call support, as part of the Operations on call rotation

Estimate project effort and track project status using defined project management methodology.

Monitor and support the backup environment

Interface daily with Medicity personnel and provide top-quality support

Maintain user access through roles and profiles, security settings, access settings to ensure the security of managed system

Manage various work requests from multiple sources

Work with vendors to evaluate and implement new technologies


Required Experience:

  • 3-5 years of experience in the administration of VMWare and all related applications.

  • 3-5 years of experience in the administration of Microsoft Windows Servers.

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

  • Good interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills

  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, organized. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Able to multitask, prioritize and manage time and complex tasks and projects in a high-pressure environment

  • Experience working in a team-oriented collaborative environment

  • Have the propensity to handle urgent interruptions professionally.

  • Sound analytical skills with the ability to successfully troubleshoot and problem solve with both internal and remote users.

    Preferred Experience:

    Hyper Converged Infrastructure knowledge.

    Demonstrated Linux proficiency.

    Storage management experience with a Traditional or Auto-tiering SAN or Converged architecture experience.

    Blade Server management experience, preferably HP.

    Enterprise level backup, Anti-virus/spam, vulnerability server management experience.

    Proficient in Microsoft core technologies such as Active directory, Group policy management, DNS, DHCP, Failover Clustering, IIS etc...

    Microsoft Exchange system Management 2007 or higher.

    Cisco switching, VPN/firewall management preferred.

    Experience with SEIM, IPS/IDS, and log management utilities. Alerting systems such as Nagios are a plus.


    The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


  • This is an office based position located in Salt Lake City, Utah.

    Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

    We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

    Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

    Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

    We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

    Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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Job Function: Information Technology