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Senior Linux Engineer

Senior Linux Engineer

Job Description

Essential job duties:
  • Assess customer needs and use in-depth technical and business knowledge to create integrated solutions.
  • Develop software solutions to meet business needs.
  • Communicate with system stake holders on issues and enhancements.
  • Maintain detailed knowledge of site systems and business processes.
  • Develop and maintain operational procedure documentation, as it relates to technology, and make available to the IT support team.
  • Oversee system administrator tasks and coordinate tasks with other associates.
  • Coordinate support from hardware and software vendors as appropriate.
  • Manage systems resources to prevent workflow impact from equipment outages.
  • Develop and maintain monitoring solutions to provide both alerting and statistical reporting.
  • Integrate hardware and software solutions that enhance or enable the use of high-speed printers, scanners or other technology.
  • Develop solutions to provide for large data storage management for a digital content based company.
  • Install and configure systems that meet specific customer requirements.
  • Manage the installation and implementation of hardware, software, network, and peripherals working with vendors where appropriate.
  • Provide technical support services, including regular rotations as the On-Call Rep.
  • Perform expert-level server hardware and software troubleshooting.
  • Manage service agreements for key hardware and software elements.

Minimum qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or directly related year for year experience.
  • 5 years Linux systems engineering experience.
  • 2 years of experience with VMWare support, v4.x or above.
  • 2 years of experience supporting enterprise class storage systems. EMC experience preferred but other non-EMC experience would be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • RHCE or related Redhat Linux certifications
  • MCSE, MCSA, MCITP or related Microsoft certifications
  • CNA or related Cisco certifications
  • DBA experience, Oracle or SQL
  • An understanding of Oracle and SQL databases as it relates to a Systems Engineering role.
  • Experience using and supporting Jboss, Apache and Tomcat.
  • Experience supporting a SAN fiber infrastructure using Brocade fiber switches.
  • 3 years of experience with implementation and support of open source DNS systems.
  • 3 years automation tools experience (Chef, Puppet, Kick Start).
  • Exceptional knowledge of Linux security.
  • 5 years of Linux patch management experience (Satellite, Yum).
  • 3 years of experience working with and supporting file sharing using any of the following; Samba, NFS, GFS, GFS2.
  • An understanding of Oracle and SQL databases as it relates to a Systems Engineering role.
  • 5 years experience with scripting/coding (GNU, GCC, Python, etc.).
  • Knowledge of WAN technologies (Metro, MPLS, IPSEC)
  • Experience working in a medium sized company with more than 2000 users.

Job Requirements


Job Snapshot

Base Pay $90,000.00 - $110,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Information Technology
Education 2 Year Degree
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Internet - ECommerce
Required Travel Not Specified
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Senior Linux Engineer

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