Senior Linux Engineer - 1268

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Job Title:  Senior Linux Engineer - 1268
Location:  Colorado Spring, CO 80916
Duration:  8 month contract-to-hire

The Senior Linux Engineer is responsible for daily operations and maintenance of the Linux server environment.
  • This environment consists of a fully virtualized Red Hat Enterprise Linux deployment.
  • This environment also consists of multiple related technologies surrounding access networks, inter-site security negotiation, API management, virtualized infrastructure, and Ansible maintenance/administration.
  • This role works closely with the Virtualization and System Administration teams to fully manage the maintenance, outage response, and operational support of the environment
  • This position reports to Computing Systems and Services Supervisor
  • Ongoing support, maintenance, and testing of application solutions in support of operational requirements and approved initiatives as they relate to the platform.
  • Perform day-to-day maintenance; investigate and resolve incidents and/or change tickets for the environment
  • Remain current and learn new emerging technologies in information technology and implement innovative solutions.
  • Actively participate in Virtual Infrastructure technical support cross-training.
  • Participate and lead outage response for conditions related to service delivery and its components.
  • Provide technical support for Tier 2-3.
  • Serve as the SME for Red Hat Enterprise Linux on the team. Provide education and training to other engineers for this subject matter.
  • Provide after-hours coverage and escalation support. Occasional after-hours work, to include weekends, is required
  • This position requires 5 to 7 years of experience in the following:
  • Knowledge of Linux configuration and operation in large real or virtual datacenters 
  • Intermediate or higher-level experience scripting in Python, Perl, or Bash
  • Expert-level experience in Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  •  Intermediate or higher-level experience with Ansible automation platform
  • Intermediate or higher-level experience with Red Hat Satellite and Subscription Manager
  • Novice or higher-level experience with Red Hat Open Shift Container Platform and/or Docker and Kubernetes
  • Intermediate or higher-level experience working with VMware-virtualized platforms
  • Strong Technical knowledge of network hardware, protocols and standards
  • Knowledge of core system and security applications and protocols such as basic TCP/IP, DNS, NTP, NFS, LDAP, SSH, Kerberos, SSSD, LVM, SSL, and Microsoft Active Directory.
  • Working knowledge of database query languages on PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Microsoft SQL
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Preferred Certifications: Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator• Red Hat Certified Systems Engineer• CompTIA Linux+ / LPIC-1
  • This position is located in Colorado Springs, CO, USA.
  • Candidates for this position must be located in the vicinity.


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