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Sr. Linux Engineer

Essential Functions:

Our client is currently seeking a UNIX Systems Engineer to join our internal support team. Responsibilities will include deployment of new virtual and physical server infrastructure, maintenance of existing server and client side applications, supporting internally developed applications and delivering necessary tools to our end users. Strong Linux and Solaris administration and scripting skills are mandatory. Familiarity with enterprise config automation tools (Puppet) would be great. Working knowledge of VMware ESXi, VMware Horizon View, SAN technology, and switch/router CLI would be very helpful.

Required Knowledge and Experience:

  • Co-management of all legacy Solaris 10, Debian and CentOS environments
  • Provisioning and maintenance of new systems
  • Design and implementation of Puppet or similar config management/automation tool
  • Virtual server deployment in a VMware environment
  • Log collection and analysis
  • Training on and maintaining Cordell SNMP alarming environment
  • Monitoring and maintenance of running systems
  • Patch application & server maintenance
  • Deployment of dual factor authentication tools for remote access users
  • Some overnight/weekend on-call requirement
  • Some travel required for maintenance/deployment in regional colocation facilities

Required Skills

  • Debian, RedHat (CentOS) systems administration
  • Solaris 10 systems administration
  • Bash, Python or other scripting language
  • Strong troubleshooting skills throughout the OSI stack
  • Familiarity with VMware and SAN technology
  • Experience tracking issues through a ticketing system
  • Ability to self-direct, manage work flow and complete tasks with minimal oversight
  • Ability to function well as a member of a team

Additional Skills

  • Windows system administration
  • Familiarity with the Dell server hardware platform
  • VMware Horizon View experience
  • Background with Cisco or similar CLI
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