Job #: 2156

Title: Linux Engineer


  • New York City, NY
  • Job Type:

  • Temporary to Permanent
  • Salary Range:
  • $125,000 to $150,000

  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $75-100
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 1 year ago

    Manage and maintain all Linux systems to insure maximum uptime.  This includes installing, diagnosing, repairing, maintaining, and upgrading all server hardware and software to ensure optimal performance. This person will also document and troubleshoot problem areas in a timely and accurate fashion, and provide end-user assistance when required. Provide 2nd tier, 24/7 production support as it applies to Linux systems and Enterprise applications.


    Major Responsibilities:

    Project based implementations and deployment of new systems/services within the Infrastructure department
    Alert/Ticket monitoring
    Respond to issues involving supported environments which include mission critical trading systems and applications
    Monitor and manage enterprise scheduling system
    Keep systems up to date and secure
    Test and implementing new Linux based software
    Assess the need for and implement performance upgrades to servers
    Receive and respond to incoming calls, pages, and/or e-mails regarding Linux infrastructure problems
    Accurately document instances of Linux infrastructure server component failure, repair, installation, and removal
    Required Qualifications:


    Bachelors degree in computer science or equivalent experience
    Min 3 years Linux/Unix system administration
    The ability to solve problems via standard and non-standard methods
    Organized and methodical testing skills
    Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    Extensive experience in the following:
    Redhat Enterprise Linux, or other flavors of Linux
    Linux File systems
    X86 hardware
    Virtualization (VMware vSphere)
    Knowledge and understanding of the following:
    Storage technologies.
    Network communication protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP, SNMP, SSL, etc)
    Networking infrastructure technologies and troubleshooting
    Shell Scripting, Perl, Python
    Clustering of Linux based systems for failover and high availability
    Comfortable working directly with business users, developers and support staff
    Excellent time management and organizational skills
    Targeted systems:

    OS: Redhat
    Hardware: Dell, Cisco
    Applications: Apache, IBM MQ, Weblogic, Zenoss, Configuration Management, Tidal, Centrify, Spacewalk/RHN​



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