What Employers Want from Linux Job Seekers

“Obviously, no Linux admin can have all the skills every
employer will want. But as Galvin says, natural curiosity can help
make you stand out as a job candidate.

Previous experience doesn’t hurt, either. “Another key is
production environment experience,” Galvin adds. “It’s one thing to
be able to debug a problem and put a fix in place. It’s another to
be able to do that with a view toward long-term stability,
repeatability, and without breaking other things in the short or
long term. A good admin can put together a string of innovations to
create an environment that suits today’s needs. A great admin does
that while solving tomorrow’s potential needs and providing a
stable, debug-able, and manageable facility.”

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