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Linux Engineer
Ref No.: 19-00107
Location: New York, New York
Job Summary:

Our direct client is seeking a Senior Linux Systems Engineer to join a global infrastructure team. The candidate will be responsible for the design, implementation, engineering and administration of Linux computing systems hardware, software, virtualization and storage infrastructure in a 24x7 mission-critical environment supporting multiple discretionary and quantitative desks.

Job Requirements / Responsibilities:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or similar area of study
  • Professional level Red Hat certifications such as RHCE, RHCA or Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ansible Automation are preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of hands on experience architecting solutions leveraging RHEL operating system
  • In-depth knowledge of the RHEL operating System
  • Experience with Dell/Client server hardware configurations and tools
  • Understanding of the Release and Deployment Management processes
  • Knowledge of shell scripting and Python proficiency required
  • Performance analysis and kernel tuning as required
  • OS hardening experience
  • Deployment engineering tasks to include site surveys, installation, configuration management, documentation, commissioning, and upgrade/patch management
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision and within and across teams
  • Ansible expertise, Puppet and other configuration management/deployment tools
  • Experience with RedHat Satellite
  • Working knowledge of Docker/Kubernetes
  • Understanding of DevOps principles to serve as a bridge between Infrastructure and DevOps teams
  • Familiar with EMC SAN/NAS platforms including XtremIO and Isilon
  • Working Knowledge of VMware virtualization, professional certifications such as VCP/VCAP/VCDX are highly preferred
  • Working knowledge of AWS
  • Occasional data center work
  • On-call and periodic operational work as required