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Tier 1 Linux Support Analyst

Department: Support
Location: Southfield, MI

Company Profile

Nexcess is a Southfield, Michigan-based managed hosting company founded in 2000, with wholly-owned data centers located in Dearborn and Southfield, Michigan. Nexcess offers hosting services ranging from entry-level packages to custom clustered/complex hosting configurations, with an emphasis on mission-critical hosting for high-profile business and eCommerce websites.

We are a growing company that recognizes every team member’s unique skills and abilities. As of 2017, we’ve been included in the INC 5000 List of the fastest-growing private companies in America for eight consecutive years.

With an emphasis on unsurpassed support and customer service, we need skilled, motivated individuals with a commitment to our core values. Four of these values are listed below:

Position Description

Are you a Linux hobbyist, looking for your first break in the industry? Have you been managing systems for years, and need to find your next step ahead? We have several positions across different skill levels, and we’re looking for you.

We need to grow our team of talented, self-driven professionals who have solid communication and critical thinking skills. Sound like you? At minimum, qualified candidates will be able to navigate a Linux system exclusively by CLI, and possess a passion for troubleshooting and teamwork.

Our Support Analysts assist clients with a wide variety of application-level and system-level issues. Our success depends our ability to consistently go above and beyond for our clients. Exceptional candidates who can demonstrate initiative, technical ability, teamwork, and a commitment to our core values can expect abundant opportunities for advancement.





Other Requirements

Working Conditions


Medical / Health / Wellness

Nexcess pays a generous portion of the medical plan premium for both employees and dependents. Insurance selections for employees and eligible dependents are effective after 90 day of qualifying service. Employees may choose from a variety of plans including:

Via our partner Blue Cross and Unum, Nexcess offers many Health and Wellness Programs, including:

Time Off

Nexcess offers a generous leave program including a combination of the following, depending on employment type:


Nexcess provides a very aggressive 401(k) or Roth retirement plan to all team members with more than 90 days of service. The company will match ($1/$1) up to 6% of each paycheck up to the employee contribution limit as designated by the Internal Revenue Service for each calendar year.

Convenience and Fun

There are many conveniences that go along with working at Nexcess. Depending on location, these include:

Other Notes

Nexcess.Net, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

All team members have an at-will employment relationship with Nexcess.

Regular and reliable attendance is an essential function of this position.

Regular and reliable performance of this position’s essential job functions is required.

The lists, text, and statements above are intended to describe the general nature of work required of a successful candidate. This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of successful candidates. Successful candidates may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities.

Position may be required to work beyond normal working hours as requested by the position’s immediate supervisor.