Principal Systems Engineer- Linux Systems

Trumbull, CT | Temp

Post Date: 09/19/2017 Job ID: 1-7146 Industry: Information Technology

This role is an existing role and will report to the Director, Systems Engineering  VP, Infrastructure Services  GVP, ITIO
Manages the Linux Systems team and execute upon tactical and strategic directions to maintain and advance the Linux Systems platform environment.
Manage Enterprise Linux server operating environment, including core services and patching
Provide direction, strategy, and architecture for improving performance, availability, and automation of administrative tasks
Design, secure, plan, deploy, monitor and automate enterprise server infrastructure
Develop server build templates and processes
Troubleshoot Linux Server fault and performance issues, and provide solutions
Champion efforts to improve process through automation
Mentor junior level administrators
The person in this role will influence and drive the Linux server management strategy and direction to improve and advance the capabilities with this platform. This person will also keep the Linux server    environment operating optimally and keep the environment highly available, well performing, and secure Internal relationships with other teams within ITIO and some contact with other STG groups

Bachelors’ degree or equivalent preferred
Relevant Linux certifications. Specifically RHCE
7 to 10+ years IT experience with at least 6 years (8+ years preferred) providing Linux server administration and management
Deep understanding of the Linux Server operating system internals (RHEL 5, 6 or 7)
Experience managing an enterprise Linux Server environment of 800+ servers
Strong understanding of supporting technologies; storage, networking, security, virtualization
Scripting and automation skills
Understanding of NFS management, Satellite and Puppet
Ability to harden and secure Windows servers
Superior problem solving and troubleshooting skills
Understanding of File permissions management
Ability to clearly communicate findings, recommendations, and solutions
Experience with Oracle DB server, Oracle RAC Clusters, and IIS a plus
Experience with Automated Deployments

Barbara Corbin
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