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[11:56 AM] Leahy, Adam Sr. Application System Administrator


TX Statewide, TX, US

Requisition ID:  10838

IGT (NYSE:IGT) is a global leader in gaming. We deliver entertaining and responsible gaming experiences for players across all channels and regulated segments, from Lotteries and Gaming Machines to Sports Betting and Digital. Leveraging a wealth of compelling content, substantial investment in innovation, player insights, operational expertise, and leading-edge technology, our solutions deliver unrivaled gaming experiences that engage players and drive growth. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has approximately 10,500 employees. For more information, please visit


The Sr. Application System Administrator we are looking for will be part of our Global system operations team based in Austin TX/Reno NV or from a remote location.  Together with our global colleagues will provide 7x24x365 support for our Lottery Gaming and PlayDigital verticals.  The successful candidate will have operations and support experience to include monitoring, diagnosing and escalating issues with our complete Linux based stack that our various applications perform on.


• Be responsible for production environments 
• Be able to support software release deployments
• Be able to solve majority of the routine issues/problems and able to troubleshoot issues/problems along and escalate to corresponding teams
• Be able to actively improve our operational environment, such as, tools, processes, and automation. 


•    8+ years hands on experience in Linux system administration (RHEL/CentOS) 
•    Strong interpersonal and stakeholder facing communication skills
•    Advanced troubleshooting skills for Java based applications with Apache (ActiveMQ/Artemis)
•    Experience with virtualization software (VMware)
•    Solid understanding of advanced network analysis techniques
•    Solid understanding of relational databases (DB2/Postgres/MySQL) 
•    Conceptual knowledge and practical experience within a DevOps culture
•    Willing to participate in on-call rotation for weekend and public holidays
•    Familiarity with Git 
Preferred Qualifications
•    Intermediate experience with industry standard monitoring tools (ELK, Nagios, Tivoli, Jolokia)
•    Solid scripting skills in Bash, Python, any other scripting/programming experience 
•    Strong understanding and experience with automation tools (Ansible, Puppet, Chef)
•    Flexibility or experience working with international teams/time zones
•    Experience with training and/or mentoring junior level team members 

Keys to Success

• Building collaborative relationships
• Decision making
• Drive results
• Foster innovation
• Personal energy
• Self-leadership




IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.
In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance.
IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit