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Linux Systems Engineer

  • Location: Richardson, 75082
  • Salary: 60.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 2 months ago

  • Pay 60 to 60
  • Function: Agile
  • Job Ref: 235871
Dynamic contract opportunity with a progressive commercial real estate services company.
Position: Linux Systems Engineer
Location: Richardson, Texas 75082
Hourly Rate: $60/hr.
Term: 3 Months Contract

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Design, implement, and evaluate current and future infrastructure initiatives for the highest level of efficiency and performance.
  • Perform Linux OS installations, patching and upgrades.
  • Maintain operating systems and associated infrastructure software.
  • Design and document SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) for system administration activities.
  • Install and maintain Server OS, configuration, and patching levels using tools automated installation like Red Hat Satellite.
  • Configuration management and automation (e.g. Ansible, Python).
  • Perform problem diagnosis, troubleshooting and resolution.
  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments.
  • Preferred experience with DevOps and SRE methodologies.
  • Analyze, acquires, installs, modifies and supports Linux operating systems, utilities and Internet/intranet-related tools
  • Work closely with various IT groups including but not limited to project management, database administration, network and security teams, application team and assist in overall architectural design, implementation and troubleshooting.

Is it a good fit? (Requirements):
  • 6+ years’ experience in a level 2/3 enterprise server systems support role and/or Linux based administrator position.
  • Expert level working with Linux Server in a virtualized environment
  • Expert level in integrating various Linux distributions (particularly Red Hat Enterprise and Ubuntu) in heterogeneous environments.
  • Expert level applying Red Hat Satellite to management of all manner of Linux distributions.
  • Experience with High Availability and Disaster Recovery environments.
  • Experience with virtual container applications (Docker).
  • Experience with deployment automation tools (Ansible).
  • Experience with virtualized environments (VMWare).
  • Experience with storage technologies (RAID, CIFS/SMB, NFS, NAS and SAN).
  • Experience with change and incident management processes.
  • Self-motivated to seek out and resolve a wide range of issues in creative ways.
  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Networks with other senior personnel in own area of expertise..
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS, or a related field.
  • Experience with compliance frameworks such as NIST, HIPPA, ISO, etc. are a plus.
  • RHCSA and/or RHCSE are preferred.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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