Junior Linux Systems Engineer

Transperfect   •  

New York, NY

Less than 5 years

Posted 309 days ago

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ID2015-5820Category Software DevelopmentLocation US-CA-San FranciscoAdditional JobLocationsUS-NY-New York | US-CO-Boulder


The Junior Linux Systems Engineer is responsible for monitoring and maintaining the high availability production network environments of a global SaaS provider. Must be a self-starter, work independently as well as with a diverse and global technical team, and take ownership. This is a high visibility position in the technology group.


Position responsibilities:

  • Engineering of systems administration-related solutions for various project and operational needs.
  • Install new/rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements in an HA environment
  • Install and configure systems which support infrastructure and/or R&D activities by application development staff.
  • Develop, maintain and document installation and configuration procedures.
  • Contribute to and maintain system standards.
  • Contribute to and maintain security posture of the system in accordance to IT Security Policies and industry best practices (OWASP, etc.).
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible, automated approaches for system administration tasks. Identify approaches that leverage resources.



  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 2+ years working in a 24x7 production environment
  • Experience with Linux: RedHat, CentOS, Debian, etc…
  • Experience with MySQL and/or MariaDB
  • Experience with Virtualization, specifically VMWare ESXi and fail-over scenarios
  • Experience working with clustered / load-balanced servers
  • Knowledge of Shell, Perl, and/or Python scripting
  • Knowledge of Apache configurations and web server admin tasks
  • Knowledge of configuring and implementing Nagios monitoring software
  • Knowledge with OS and networksecurity (firewalls and system hardening)
  • Experience with iSCSI protocol and NAS (network attached storage) solutions
  • Knowledge of protocols such as DNS, HTTP, LDAP, SMTP and SNMP


Desired Skills:

  • Experience with regulated systems such as PCI DSS, HIPAA, ISO 270001, etc.
  • Ability to manage Cisco firewall configurations in high availability, redundant environment
  • Experience with SAN and iSCSI technologies is desirable (NetApp preferred