Senior Linux Engineer

Dallas, TX

Post Date: 01/12/2018 Job ID: 5519115 Industry: Network Engineer

Seeking a Linux subject matter expert for our client located in downtown Dallas. This starts out as a 6 month contract but will continue to be extended as needed.

Interview process: Phone followed by an in person interview (Skype interviews will NOT be considered)

This position requires a person who has senior level consultation expertise in a specific and defined area of systems. This position will have current subject matter experience not only in design and development but also in current deployment practices.

Team culture is fast-paced, hard-working, energetic, and fun.
  • SME in Linux Operating system with Strong Virtualization knowledge with VMWare and/or Azure
  • Lead automation efforts for Linux within virtual server builds and capacity management
  • Architect and develop customer solutions based on current hands-on knowledge Linux VM on VMware and or Azure
  • Experience in writing Shell or Perl script
  • Able to learn new technologies as needed and open to changing technological direction as required by the team to lead new projects and initiatives
  • Experience in SAN and NAS Storage, RAID and LVM Management
    • Good knowledge about the Virtualization and Cluster (Veritas Cluster Services, etc.)
    • Apache, Squid, LDAP, MySQL, PHP server Administration
    • NIS, NFS, FTP, SAMBA IPTABLES, DNS, SNMP, DHCP and SNMP administration
  • Working knowledge on YUM/Satellite Server
  • Understanding with configuration management tools (Puppet, Chef, etc.)
  • Patch & Package management, Security, Server hardening, etc.
  • User Management, Performance Analysis, capacity planning and monitoring
  • Troubleshooting Hardware and Operating system related issue
  • Configuration and administration of LVM and Veritas logical volume manager
  • Installation and configuration of HA environment using Linux cluster or Veritas Cluster
  • Excellent communication and conversation skills (Verbal and Written)
  • Able to provide technical solutions on various requirements
  • Experience in Server Management (Server build/ migration, etc.)
  • Should have used any backup management software i.E. TSM,
  • Preferred Certification in Red Hat Linux.

Essential Skills and Competencies:
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communications, analytical and presentation skills.
  • Solid Understanding of Storage & Blade Technologies that integrate with Virtualization
  • Solid understanding of on premise Cloud platforms such as VMware and Azure
  • Solid understanding of Linux and Wintel Server platforms
  • Solid understanding of routing and switching technologies
  • Solid understanding of Backup technologies that leverage visualization
  • Advanced knowledge of server and blade (HP) architecture

Preferred Skills:
  • Experience in multiple Geo Redundant sites
  • Experience with technologies for continuous multi-site replication
  • Familiar with the following technologies: Hardware OS OEL (Oracle Enterprise Linux, IBM AIX, Sun Solaris, Windows; VM Ware; Storage SANs; Oracle Databases; Network Switches, Veritas HA.
  • The skills to assist in scoping, designing and implementing various types of SOW and T&M based projects
  • Certifications in VMware or other relevant technologies would be a plus



Contact: Deborah Laster | 214-705-1827 | deborahl@staffingtechnologies.Com

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