Job #: 2965

Title: Linux Engineer – Omaha, NE


  • Other
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $50-75
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 2 months ago


    This opportunity is for the Infrastructure Operations Team 1st Shift. 8 hour shift (flexible start between 6:30am-8:00am)

    The Senior Linux Engineer will:
    • Create and follow processes to implement planned changes to production and non-production systems.
    • Perform incident response and break-fix triage for infrastructure system issues.
    • Partner with the business to fulfill requests for service.
    • Execute and improve vulnerability and resiliency management programs including patch management, infrastructure testing and other proactive maintenance tasks.
    • Identify and document opportunities and solutions that enhance service delivery efficiency and improve the customer experience.
    • Develop and utilize scripts to automate repetitive tasks.
    • Be available when scheduled (rotational with others on team) to provide on-call support after hours and on weekends
    • Provide thought leadership to promote the continuous improvement of service delivery and operational practices such as:
    o Propose, design, and implement enhancements to current environment.
    o Develop actionable plans to improve procedures and systems to mitigate risk, ensure compliance with established industry rules, regulations and best practices.
    o Assist in developing engineering and operational service metrics.
    o Create and maintain system run books; documenting day-to-day support, maintenance, and troubleshooting knowledgebase of the infrastructure.
    o Conduct peer review analysis and acceptance for new or modified processes to ensure sustainability and repeatability.
    o Analyze performance metrics to ensure timely and accurate delivery of services.



    • Perform implementation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and remediation services for supported platforms.
    • Collaborate with application owners to install, configure and deliver third party product installations.
    • Negotiate dependencies and priorities with stakeholders and internal customers.
    • Provide subject matter expertise in cross-functional strategic and tactical efforts.
    • Partner with key vendors to escalate and remediate business-impacting issues.
    • Provide leadership and mentoring to emerging talent on the team.
    • Analyze and execute configuration and audit strategies to ensure compliance with policies, standards, and security direction.
    • Provide 7×24 on-call support (as scheduled)



    • Minimum 3 years’ experience in technology engineering or operations with expertise in Linux technologies within e-commerce or financial services industry.
    • RHEL Certification preferred
    • Subject matter expert with the following infrastructure technology:
    o Linux Server: RHEL 6 & 7
    o Shell Scripting
    o Operational support best practices
    o Platform Lifecycle Management
    o Problem identification and resolution
    o Infrastructure hardware such as chassis and blades
    • Experience with these tools is a plus:
    o Middleware: AMX/Tibco, Springboot, TCserver, BW, Apache Tomcat, RabbitMQ, Websphere, IBM MQ
    o Puppet
    o Splunk
    o Docker, Open Shift, or Pivotal Cloud Foundry
    o BigFix
    o Tivoli
    o AppDynamics
    o Atlassian
    o BitBucket and/or GITlab
    o Remedy
    o Trend Micro
    o Ayehu
    o Python
    o VMware
    • Understanding of security and risk as it relates to patch and configuration management, logging, alerting and monitoring.
    • Extensive troubleshooting, triage, root cause analysis and performance monitoring skills.
    • Experience with ITIL and/or other similar IT best practice frameworks.
    • Experience with LEAN methodologies to drive problem resolution and service improvements.
    • Experience with Agile and/or Kanban methodologies.
    • Background working in organizations that provide 24x7x365 support.
    • Demonstrated ability to achieve successful outcomes in difficult situations and work with application teams, business customers, and various levels of management.
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences.
    • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment.
    • Military education or experience may be considered in lieu or requirements above



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