Senior DevOps Linux Engineer

  • Job Reference: 216735155-2
  • Date Posted: 14 January 2021
  • Recruiter: Emerald Resource Group
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: System Administration, Education/Training
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Senior DevOps Linux Engineer

Looking to leverage you Linux skills to the Cloud?

Been looking to get Cloud (AWS or Azure) experience but your current company is not moving in that direction fast enough?

We are looking for a Senior Linux Engineer that has expertise on DevOps systems, processes and tools deployed in a Linux environment. The Engineer engages closely with our clients overall Infrastructure team with a focus on leveraging automation and orchestration tools to improve operational processes and procedures.

Be part of a team that helps create and ensure integration with other systems works as designed.

¢ € ¢Lead the analysis of business needs, translate business requirements into use cases, design and implementation services for automating system delivery.
¢ € ¢Implement service level standards and practices for Linux deployments.
¢ € ¢ Lead the charge in the development and decisions regarding changes to systems/applications. Provide technical leadership and vision.
¢ € ¢Identify open source tools, languages, and technologies for accelerating system delivery by leveraging automation.
¢ € ¢Design, deploy and maintain configuration management tools like Puppet/Ansible/kubernetes etc.

¢ € ¢Advanced server scripting abilities using Bash Shell, Perl, and/or Python.
¢ € ¢Meet with clients, peers and decision makers to define business requirements and system goals, and identify and resolve business systems issues.

Operational Management
¢ € ¢Administer and support Linux system security through secure system access, monitoring, control, and routine security evaluations.
¢ € ¢Work with team to anticipate, mitigate, identify, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware and software problems on all Linux systems.
¢ € ¢Analyze and implement operational intelligence tools.
¢ € ¢Perform Linux server/database transaction and security audits leading to identification and mitigation of security threats to enterprise data. Recommend and implement changes where necessary.
¢ € ¢Create required reports in response to business user needs.
¢ € ¢Develop, document, and maintain Linux system training materials and systems documentation for educating end users and new IT staff.
¢ € ¢Mentor and/or provide guidance to junior members of the team.


¢ € ¢Bachelor degree or foreign equivalent in related field or equivalent experience.
¢ € ¢Certifications in Linux System Administration

Knowledge & Experience
¢ € ¢5+ years IT experience
¢ € ¢3+ years designing and deploying Linux based systems in a large scale, mission critical global production enterprise (500+ servers).
¢ € ¢Experience deploying Linux based virtualization technologies. VMWare, OVM, or XEN experience preferred.
¢ € ¢3+ years of experience deploying applications, databases, and virtualization services.
¢ € ¢Expert knowledge of Infrastructure platforms (compute, network and storage).
¢ € ¢Experience implementing Linux server hardening and security practices. Experience implementing PCI and HIPPA compliance standards preferred.
¢ € ¢Experience performing Linux security vulnerability detection and remediation (Qualys Preferred).
¢ € ¢Experience implementing system, network, and data cryptography practices for Linux.

Experience Preferred but not required

¢ € ¢Experience with Cloud platforms (private, public or hybrid). Cloud Architecture Configuration Management tools is desirable, Experience supporting platforms running Oracle Enterprise Linux , Oracle databases and Fusion Middleware applications

¢ € ¢Experience implementing ITIL based service catalog for Linux platforms.

¢ € ¢Software development experience.
¢ € ¢Enterprise Storage experience (ZFS preferred)
¢ € ¢Good understanding of fundamental technologies like TCP/IP, HTTP(S), SSL, FTP, VSFTP, SMTP, DNS, Load balancer, NFS etc.
¢ € ¢Working knowledge of database technologies (Oracle clustering and ASM, MondoDB, Mysql, and/or DB2).
¢ € ¢Experience integrating, deploying, and maintaining Java, Ruby, PHP, and/or Python based web technologies.
¢ € ¢Knowledge of LDAP concepts and experience integrating Linux authentication with LDAP.

¢ € ¢ Passionate about researching new tools and working in a team setting.
¢ € ¢Strong customer focused personalty and Interest in continuing to develop a productive and fun work place.

Mark Krusinski, CPC | Founder

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