Redhat Linux Engineer

Redhat Linux Engineer

Job Code: TJ_2023
Job Location: Durham, North Carolina
Zip Code: 27701
Job Category/Title:
Employment Category: Contract - Corp-to-Corp, Contract - Independent, Contract - W2
Position Type: Senior Level
Travel Required: No
Interview Type: In-person
Education: Associate Degree
Experience: 5-10 year(s)
Job Description: Linux Engineer with AIX Admin Skills:

• Designs, builds and implements infrastructure systems. Follows established procedures to build and install hardware and software solutions
• Provides feedback on procedures. Researches and evaluates new technologies as assigned by senior team members. Assists with establishing criteria for evaluating solutions
• Implements existing IT infrastructure processes and provides feedback on new processes as required. Follows documented procedures to meet compliance and security requirements
• Supports operational activities such as level three system support, root cause analysis, systems validation, performance tuning and capacity management. Works with Operations staff to improve monitoring and alerting activities.
• Mentors and provides guidance to members of other infrastructure teams. Documents procedures, demonstrates support tools and provides ad-hoc training
• Providing technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative and thorough. Independently develops approach to solutions
• Understanding Company business processes and how applications are implemented within the business units
• Hands-on experience with industry standard operating systems, applications and tools
• Analyzing problems, identifying solutions, recommending and implementing methods, procedure and/or techniques for resolutions
• Leading and participating on multiple projects simultaneously
• Coordinating activities between team members and vendors
• Contributes to the development of policies, standards and processes within the systems engineering function.
• Leads planning and support activities that improve the global operations initiatives
• Performs related duties as assigned. Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies, procedures, and state, federal and local laws
• Represents IT Engineering Services on global project teams through the implementation of new infrastructure systems, including, project planning and adherence to Company’s global project methodologies. Provides status reports and attends team meetings
• Applying best practices for performance tuning of servers
• Upgrades system software and hardware components as required to meet customer needs.
• Maintaining system configuration documentation, including SOPs and IQ/OQ, software installation instructions, operating system installation and system configuration sheets.
• Comply with SOX and IT Compliance protocols.

Qualifications Required experience:

• 7-10 years of experience in Linux Redhat administration at small and medium scale environments.
• Troubleshooting database, application and services on Redhat Linux.
• Extensive Redhat Linux networking knowledge including but not limited to VLANs, bonding, link aggregation.
• Install, configure, patch and automate Redhat Linux server builds using kickstart/puppet automation..
• 3-5 years of experience with IBM AIX Unix administration at small and medium scale environments.
• System migrations in the Redhat Linux and UNIX (IBM AIX) environments.
• Expert in installation, administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of Redhat Linux and IBM AIX Unix servers.

Tech Specs:

• Redhat Linux System Architecture and Administration
• Redhat 5.10, 6.2 and 6.5
• System build automation using Kickstart, Puppet and NIM
• IBM AIX Unix Administration
• FCoE Technology
• EMC Storage implementation
• Script writing
• Kerberos, LDAP, Centrify

Preferred Job Qualifications:

• Experience with other flavors of Linux a plus
• Single-Sign-on implementation experience (Centrify)
• Experience with other flavors of Unix a plus (HP-UX, Solaris).
Duration: 6 Month(s)
No. of Posts: 1
Job Expiry Date: April 15, 2016
Telecommute: No
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