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Linux Engineer 8/18/2016

Cynet Systems Boise, ID

Company
Cynet Systems
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28863560
AJE Ref #
575921157
Location
Boise, ID
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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We are looking for LINUX ENGINEER for our client in BOISE, ID

JOB TITLE: LINUX ENGINEER

JOB LOCATION: BOISE, ID

JOB TYPE: CONTRACT - 12 MONTHS / CONTRACT TO HIRE / DIRECT HIRE

JOB DESCRIPTION:

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE :

* 10+ years of relevant experience
* In-depth understanding of related technical technologies in Linux/Unix
* Must be able to support the entire O/S (Linux based)
* Extensive experience in a command-line Redhat Linux environment
* Highly skilled in Bash / Shell scripting in Linux
* Experience building robust systems and disaster recovery planning
* General understanding of SAN and NAS is needed
* UID and GID concepts and management needed, LDAP preferred; I think this is referenced farther down the list
* Packages and patch administration
* RPM and yum
* Able to build new servers using Kickstart
* Linux Cluster administration
* Demonstrated problem solving abilities and initiatives
* Experience with backups is good, IBM TSM more applicable

TECHNICAL SME - LINUX (SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT) :

* Experience with server virtualization for trivial consolidation
* RHCE certification is a plus
* Extensive hands-on technical skills to cover installation, configuration, administration and advanced troubleshooting
* Experience of working within a Service environment and technical teams of IT experts
* Experience of working on ITIL ticketing systems (SNOW, Remedy), understand ITIL framework
* Experience in representation in Change Advisory Board (CAB) meetings
* Experience of being able to highlight issues and solutions
* Experience of managing outsourced or offshore supplier support groups
* Strong verbal/written communication skills

TECHNICAL / PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS :

* Installing, configuring and maintaining Linux Servers / Virtualization
* Experience with Puppet is a plus
* Installation and configuration of HA environment using Linux cluster or Veritas Cluster.
* Configuration and administration of LVM and Veritas logical volume manager.
* Installing and Maintaining kickstart environment
* Patch and Package administration
* Writing shell scripts to accomplish day to day system administration task
* Configuring and supporting domains
* Troubleshooting Hardware and Operating system related issue
* Administer and configure various FS like JFS,ext2, ext3, OCFS & Pseudo FS
* Need to include NFS here, VERY important to understand concepts of mount points,exports, shares, automounter, etc
* Capacity planning and fine tune system for optimal performance
* Knowledge on Apache virtual hosting, SSL website config
* Understanding of SAN and NAS storage.- Be able to compare & contrast these two concepts
* Administration of NIS or LDAP environment
* Configuring Unix Security baseline
* Performance Management & fine tuning
* Experience in System Fault Tolerance Design, Business continuity and Disaster recovery planning
* Understand networking concepts: IP address, netmask, DNS, MAC address

BUSINESS SKILLS :

* Strong interpersonal skills and ability to translate IT technical language into everyday terms which users can understand, specifically non-technical senior management
* Ability to interact with customers so as to ensure that the service is flexible, efficient and responsive
* To work through issues analytically to a successful conclusion
* Demonstrable results in a business customer facing role, with a track record of delivering services to defined service levels.
* Experience in the management of multi-discipline teams in distributed locations.
* Experience of working in an Operational environment alongside other technical and operational teams, ensuring that all parties collaborate effectively to deliver services.

TECHNICAL SME - LINUX (SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT) :

* Use of ITIL service management framework to deliver best practice capabilities for TNT.
* Proven ability to deliver improvements that deliver greater value to the customer and business through more efficient delivery and/or lower costs.