The Linux Systems Engineer

  • Spoton Connections
  • Aug 10, 2020
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Job Description

The Linux Systems Engineer is a mixed project/operations role focused on supporting our internal infrastructure and customer facing products.  He/she will be responsible for handling day-to-day project work, including providing proof-of-concept deliverables, product analysis, technical leadership, and architectural input for multiple concurrent initiatives. Assisting and mentoring Linux Systems Administrators and Junior Systems Engineers is also a key part of this role.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Providing in-depth technical guidance and mentoring
  • Working to continually improve processes and procedures with both internal and external teams
  • Enforcing technical and operational standards as set by senior engineering staff
  • Quickly adapting to an ever-changing environment
  • Acting as senior most technical resource for junior administrators
  • Researching and testing unfamiliar technologies

Key Skills:

  • 4+ years’ experience maintaining enterprise Unix/Linux environments.
  • 2+ years’ experience SOAP and REST interfaces, experience working with API’s
  • 4+ years’ experience with J2EE, SQL, ZFS, Perl, RHE, Rails, Grails, LDAP
  • 2+ years’ experience working with Puppet (preferred), Chef, or other configuration management and deployment frameworks
  • 3+ years’ experience with apache, tomcat, scripting languages, SSL, web protocols
  • 2+ years’ experience managing and administering MySQL (preferred), PostgreSQL, or other SQL based relational databases
  • 4+ years’ experience maintaining enterprise Unix/Linux environments.
  • Experience with event management, incident handling, and problem resolution
  • Strong communication, documentation, and analytical skills
  • The ability to handle stressful situations and tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Working knowledge of ITIL, ITSM, and INFOSEC best practices
  • Ansible, Salt, fabric, or other automation tools experience

Desired Skills:

    • • Familiarity with standards and technologies such as; virtualization, F5(i-Rules/tcl), Java, Posix LHS, GRSecurity, PAM, iptables, mod_rewrite, clustering technologies, platform as a service a plus

    • • Layer 7 switching, application delivery, and global services load balancing

    • • Working knowledge of software development practices a plus

    • • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Information Systems

    • • Professional services experience a plus

    • • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

  • • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees/management