What Should Be on My Resume as a Linux Administrator?

If you’ve thought about becoming a professional Linux administrator but you’re not sure where to start, this article is for you.

In it, we’ll explore some of the most important skills expected of someone working in the role. Many of them you’ll already be familiar with, but some may surprise you.

Much of our focus will be on cybersecurity and how to make sure you’re ready to deal with security issues from day one. We’ll also cover what sort of administrator skills you’ll need and look at what to include in your resume to give you the best chance of success.

What Is a Linux Administrator?

The typical Linux administrator’s business agreement contract won’t necessarily specify every aspect of the job description. That’s because the role involves being a jack-of-all-trades and every day is different. 

Broadly speaking, you’ll be responsible for overseeing every element of both hardware and software management, not only for the physical but also the virtual systems. On a day-to-day basis, that can mean sundry tasks like backup, building new systems, maintenance, configuring and installing new applications. On occasion, it will mean disaster recovery, which is not always the most fun day.

One area that is absolutely crucial is network security. Any good Linux sysadmin worth the name will have a broad technical knowledge of the subject. 

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