Linux Systems Engineer in Orem, UT at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 5/7/2020

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Linux Systems Engineer
Orem, UT
6 Month Contract-to-Hire
Contract Rate: $50.00 - $60.00 per hour
Target Salary Upon Conversion: $100K - $120K

Job Description:
Our clients is looking for an experienced Linux Systems Engineer who will be responsible for designing, implementing and monitoring the Linux infrastructure. This position collaborates with other team members to develop automation strategies and deployment processes. The ideal candidate is someone who understands the relationship between tools, process and culture with a preference towards an automation mindset. If you enjoy the challenge of working with complex systems across multiple data centers and environments then this role is for you!

The position will work closely with other systems and network engineers to recommend, design and maintain a secure productive environment. The Linux Systems Engineer must be able to work with multiple teams, establish and enforce standards and work with minimal supervision.

  • Linux (RHEL, CentOS) administration and application management
  • Task automation of infrastructure and application provisioning using bash, Python scripting
  • Configuration automation using Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Salt or equivalent
  • Manage operations and monitoring of our applications and infrastructure using tools like Nagios, Solarwinds, Prometheus and TICK stack.
  • Manage, monitor and test backup & recovery systems
  • Configure and manage log systems like Syslog, Splunk, etc.
  • Ensure all environments meet scale and resiliency requirements.
  • Support customer facing and internal applications
  • Develop and maintain secure and hardened system build for all Linux environments
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes
  • Manage the deployment and release of development, test and production software builds
  • Understand Continuous Integration/Delivery (CI/CD) and related Dev Ops activities
  • Able to work in cross-departmental teams and to interact effectively with other members of the organization
Required Skills:
  • Proven working experience of Linux, Networking, configuration management and deployment utilities
  • Experience with configuration management tools like Chef, Puppet, Ansible or Salt
  • Experience with container technologies and infrastructure as a service technology, ie. Kubernetes, Docker, etc.
  • Understanding of web technologies (preferably Tomcat) and related infrastructure (load balancers, DNS, LDAP, IIS or Apache/nginx, authentication and authorization, database connections, etc.)
  • Experience implementing or managing Monitoring and logging tools (Nagios, Solarwinds, Prometheus, TICK Stack, Splunk)
  • Experience with various scripting languages for automation (Perl, Bash or PowerShell)
  • Working knowledge of database administration (MS SQL Server)
  • Experience with virtualization and containerization (e.g. VMware, Docker)
  • 5+ years of experience supporting enterprise level applications and their infrastructure
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work well with business users in a professional manner.
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Experience with load balancers, network-based storage is a plus
  • Experience in Banking or Financial Industry is a plus
Bonus Skills:
  • Java/C++ experience is a plus
  • Experience maintaining large deployments using Puppet, Chef, CFEnginer or other CM Tools

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