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Sr. Linux System Engineer in Sandy Springs, GA at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 3/7/2019

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Job Description

Sr. Linux Systems Engineer

  • Assist with the development of standards, guidelines and policies related to the design and architecture of Linux Server solutions. 
  • Review solution options, research and analyze alternatives and recommend solutions to business and technology leadership.
  • Develop methodologies to implement new and emerging hardware and software infrastructure.  
  • Develop methods to test, debug, support, and analyze performance, and document hardware and software technology components. 
  • Manage highly complex hardware and software technology analysis, evaluation on resource requirements necessary to maintain and/or expand service levels or tune hardware and software components for optimum performance.
  • Build and support company' s server infrastructure which entails the configuration of physical and/or virtual hardware and the deployment of Network Operating System consistent with the Company’ s policy and procedures.   
  • Responsible for defining server hardening guidelines in collaboration with Corporate Security team.   
  • Responsible for continuous automation of Operating System deployments and administrative tasks including zero touch implementations. 
  • Integrate with existing system management tools.
  • Develop and maintain system documentation and reference manuals for procedures, policies and inventory and ensure currency through periodic review, audit and maintenance.

  • Bachelor’ s Degree in  Computer/Information Scienc/Information Technology/Management Information System (MIS)

5 + years (total) of experience in the following:
  • Administrative procedures, process/project development, and system procedures.
  • Fundamental business practices and concepts that impact the success and profitability of the organization.
  • Business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, human resource management and efficiency and process methods
  • Proficient Knowledge of processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques in order to achieve maximum efficiency.
  • Knowledge of accounting standards, statistical analysis, precision measurement, and process capability.
  • Ability to integrate information from a variety of sources with varied levels of complexity
  • Ability to resolve complex or critical incidents involving multiple enterprise services and components
  • Must demonstrate strong understanding of the core Linux operating system internals, services and skills to troubleshoot complex system, networking and security problems within the platform ecosystem
  • Ability to incorporate new technology into current and future business applications
  • Ability to develop and execute hardware and/or software test plans and test specifications
  • Understand management of systems in distributed environments
  • Ability to develop plans/projects from conceptualization to implementation
  • Ability to work effectively across organizational and geographical boundaries

Other Skills:
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in an Information Systems environment required
  • Solid working knowledge of RedHat Enterprise Linux version 5/6/7.  SUSE Enterprise 11/12 is a plus.
  • Strong working knowledge of scripting languages – Bash, Perl
  • Working knowledge of configuration management - Puppet and/or Ansible
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working with systems management tools such as RedHat Satellite server
  • Experience with ITIL processes and methodologies for problem, change and incident management
  • Experience with vSphere virtualization technologies and Methodologies
  • Experience working with and troubleshooting TCP/IP, SSH/SCP, NTP, DNS and SMTP issues
  • Knowledge of SAN and iSCSI protocols and connectivity
  • Knowledge of CIFS, SMB, and NFS protocols is a plus