Systems Engineer (Linux/Windows) in The Bronx, NY at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 2/22/2021

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Job Description

Title:  Systems Engineer (Linux/Windows)

Location:  Bronx, NY

Contract to Hire OR Direct Hire w/Client


  • Perform installation, configuration, patching, and overall maintenance of company's Enterprise Linux infrastructure.
  • Proactively monitor system performance and conduct capacity planning.
  • Work with other System Engineers to troubleshoot and solve complex Linux/Unix and Windows Server problems to support the company's core and critical applications.
  • Complete work in a timely manner ensuring the meeting of both assigned tasks and project-specific work deadlines.
  • Works both individually and in a collaborative environment to resolve technical problems, efficiently and effectively.
  • Gather system specifications and utilize cross-team subject matter experts, industry best practices, and vendor specifications to implement new infrastructure and applications.
  • Collaborate directly with organizational stakeholdersto ensure their requirements are met.
  • Provide subject matter expertise for the Linux/Unix infrastructure to increase reliability and continuity for applications.
  • Create and maintain documentation for all configuration and installation work.
  • Provide input on ways to improve the stability, security, efficiency, and scalability of the environment.
  • Support Research and High Performance Computing Systems and applications
  • Work on and complete tickets timely and with quality to ensure optimal turnaround times and customer satisfaction.
  • Available to be part of an off hours on-call rotation with other members of the technical team.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Experience and Educational Background

  • Bachelor's Degree and 5+ years of related IT experience and relevant technical training is required. An equivalent combination of education and prior related experience will also be considered.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) minimum, Red Hat Certified Architect ( RHCA) preferred
  • 7+ years Linux experience.
Skills and Competencies
  • Strong knowledge of Linux/Unix systems design, development, maintenance techniques, and processes.
  • Linux RHEL 6+, CentOS 6+, Ubuntu.
  • Bash, Python, and PowerShell Scripting ability.
  • Experience with VMware.
  • Networking experience, ICOS, Cisco switches.
  • RHEL Satellite and NGINX experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with Kerberos, LDAP, NFS, SAN storage, and networking concepts including load balancing for application reliability.
  • Experience configuring server automation and configuration management tools (ex. Ansible, Puppet, Chef).
  • Windows 2008/2012/2016/2019 server experience.
  • Experience with Container technology (Docker, Kubernetes) a plus.
  • High Performance Computing (HPC) experience a plus
  • Excellent and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work with changing priorities and with multiple projects.
  • Excellent Documentation skills required.
  • Experience working in a research environment is a plus
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work weekend and off-hour as required.
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