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Job Title: Linux System Administrator      (to directly link to this job posting, copy this link)   
Req. No:188850
Agency:Corporation Commission
Posting Type:External
Applications accepted through:Feb 26, 2018
Job Description:

The Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) currently has a vacancy for an unclassified Linux System Administrator. The KCC is the public utilities commission of the State of Kansas run by three Commissioners appointed by the Governor with the approval of the Senate. The Commission has the responsibility of ensuring that natural gas, electricity, telephone and transportation vendors provide safe, adequate and reliable services at reasonable rates.

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Plan, coordinate and implement security measures to safeguard data against accidental, unauthorized damage, modification or disclosure. Select/install system software to improve the security, efficiency and operation of databases, file systems, mail servers and file servers.
  • Encrypt/secure data to protect confidential information of the agency.
  • Install/maintain/protect external mail servers with anti-virus/malware and intrusion detection. Build mail filtering software packages/scripts to limit the volume of spam/phishing email permitted into the agency.
  • Maintain the agency domain name servers, web servers and external mail servers. Safeguard and review security logs of these systems to prevent unauthorized modifications or security vulnerabilities.
  • Performs perl scripting to improve agency operations by transforming data/notifying staff of submissions or database actions.
  • Primary Linux Server administration responsibilities for the agency. Includes daily operations as well as upgrading servers.
  • Secondary VMware administrator.

Minimum Requirements: Three years of computer networking, server maintenance and Linux server administration, Windows via Samba

Preferred Experience: Linux Server Administration, Perl Scripting

Salary: $25.48 to 33.65 hourly

HOW TO APPLY: The application process has 3 STEPS.

STEP 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form at (Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.)

STEP 2: Complete the official State of Kansas application form at and submit to the Corporation Commission

STEP 3: Email these additional required documents to (Recruiter Name and Email Address). Include the job requisition number and your last name in the subject line.

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Tax Clearance Certificate
Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. Applicants are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.
Recruiter Contact Information:
Name: Sandra Rak
Phone: 785-271-3136
FAX: 785-271-3219
NOTE: In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identify and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification documentation upon hire.
How You Will Be Evaluated:
Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit all required documentation by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. Your application will be reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum and any necessary special requirements. Next, your application will be evaluated and rated based on preferred competencies and criteria for the position.
What To Expect Next:
After your application is evaluated and ranked, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified of the outcome after the selection process is completed. You may call or email the recruiter contact listed to inquire about your application.Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the agency recruiter if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process.

The Kansas Corporation Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Find out more about us at our website

Class/Uncl: U    Full/Part Time: F    Grade 001    Hiring Rate: $0.00    Pay Frequency: Hourly   

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