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Cisco/Linux Administrator

UltraShipTMS is looking for qualified and ambitious individuals to become part of a growing team based out of our Northern NJ headquarters. We offer rewarding opportunities for self-motivated individuals who are looking for career growth and a daily sense of accomplishment.


UltraShipTMS has an immediate career opportunity for an ambitious, motivated individual to join our Information Technology department in Fair Lawn, NJ. We offer a fast-paced and stimulating team environment and leverage the latest technologies to deliver quality services to our clients. We are currently looking for a full-time Linux Administrator with expertise in all areas of Debian Linux to join our team. Candidate will manage a farm of Debian Linux servers, support a small team of programmers working on web based logistics software and report to the Director of Application Development. We are a results oriented company and as such the candidate must be able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.


  • Desire to continually improve existing systems & processes
  • Maintain a farm of Debian Linux servers including BIND, Apache, MySQL, MariaDB, HylaFax, Webmin, Postfix/Dovecot/Mailscanner, SFTP, SSH, DHCP, SNMP, jailed/chrooted FTP, Nagios
  • Maintain a Zimbra mail server on a Linux host
  • Maintain an enterprise fax server using the HylaFax package on a Debian Linux host
  • Maintain several mission critical, high availability LAMP servers with zero downtime failover solution
  • Monitor logs daily to ensure healthy, scalable servers
  • Use Nagios to monitor health of all servers & services
  • Maintain a high availability failover system which regularly checks network connection for any failures.
  • Maintain shell scripts to parse various server logs, looking for newly created UNIX users, suspicious HTTP server requests, and other questionable entries hinting at malicious intrusion attempts
  • Work alongside developers and administer server permissions and subversion source control
  • Maintain subversion repositories for development projects


  • Minimum 5 years experience administrating Linux systems
  • Expertise running mission critical, high availability Linux farm
  • Strong knowledge of network protocols such as TCP/IP, HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, TFTP, SNMP, DHCP, etc
  • Strong knowledge of the Domain Name System, its standards, master/slave implementation, and security
  • Strong knowledge of IP tables and their use in a Linux environment
  • Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent communication, analytical, and teamwork skills
  • Desire to take initiative & be a self-starter

Additional Skills

  • Experience with server virtualization a plus
  • Experience with MySQL Administration a plus

Language Ability

  • English required

About UltraShipTMS

UltraShipTMS offers award winning software-as-a-service solutions to leading shippers in food production, packaging, retail and other industries. UltraShipTMS and the LoadFusion transportation optimizer provide a single-source solution for optimization, transportation and settlement for in- and out-bound shipping across all modes of transport. Built and supported by a brilliant team of transportation industry veterans and software developers, UltraShipTMS is an emerging leader in the supply chain management industry. www.ultrashiptms.com

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