Sr. UNIX Linux Engineer

Atlanta, GA 30346

Posted: 08/27/2023 Job Category: Linux Admin Engineer Job Number: 2758

Job Description

Sr. UNIX Linux Engineer (REMOTE)

We are looking to hire a Sr. UNIX Linux Engineer contractor. In this role, you will be responsible for participating on a team that administers, maintains, and supports all UNIX Server hardware and Operating Systems including Linux, AIX, Solaris, Azure, and AWS EC2 instances.

As a Senior UNIX Linux Engineer, you will be expected to work in a remote environment. We will set you up for success by providing: 
  •  Company-issued equipment
  •  Monthly home internet stipend

Sr. UNIX Linux Engineer Role Responsibilities 
The responsibilities of the role will include:
  • Red Hat Linux Administration
  • Ansible scripting and automation
  • Monitoring the environment for performance and stability to meet Service Level objectives.
  • Maintaining system patching and security levels.
  • Developing ansible playbooks and modules.
  • Creating and deploying Ansible solutions for a distributed data center infrastructure environment.
  • Installing, configuring, testing, and maintaining operating systems, application software and system management tools.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving issues in our dev, test, and production environments.
  • Rooting cause analysis on incidents related UNIX systems, hardware, and OS/software.
  • Maintaining the environment to satisfy security requirements set by business drivers,
    Information Security, and Compliance departments.
  • Updating system and process documentation and user guides as needed diagrams and SOPs as needed.
  • Participating in an On-Call rotation to address production related issues.
  • Possessing the ability to objectively handle escalation of reported incidents.
Sr. UNIX Linux Engineer Qualifications & Skills 
  • Red Hat Linux Administration
  • Ansible Scripting and Automation
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Engineering or a related subject or 5+ years’ experience in given field
  • Advanced Scripting and Automation skills with some of following: (Ansible Playbooks, Perl, PowerShell, Python, Ruby, Shell).
  • Linux/Unix administration, performance tuning, and troubleshooting skills are a necessity.
  • Hands on experience with networking technologies and protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP, NFS and CIFS.
  • Experience working in a hybrid cloud environment.
  • Red Hat Satellite familiarity for patching and managing baselines.
  • Virtualization technology such as VMware, IBM PowerVM, Oracle/Solaris, HPIVM as well as container technologies such as Kubernetes is a plus.
  • Basic knowledge of Git/Gitlab and Ansible Tower.
  • Working knowledge of DNS, Sendmail, SNMP, and Postfix configurations.
  • Knowledge of PCI and SOC1/SOC2 mandates.
  • Must be capable of coping with pressure situations, have good planning skills and work well with others in a team environment.
  • A self-starter with good interpersonal skills who can work equally well with management, peers, or end-users. Able to lead a team on projects and be a liaison with Project Managers.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment where priorities can shift daily to meet business objectives.
  • AD Integration/LDAP configuration and troubleshooting across multiple Unix platforms.
  • Familiar with ServiceNow ticket system, SolarWinds, Splunk, and Dynatrace monitoring tools.


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Sam Slonkosky
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