Linux Engineer

Dallas, TX

11 - 15 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/15/17 by Emily Russo
Dallas, TX
11 - 15 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/15/17 by Emily Russo

We are looking for Linux Engineer for our client in Dallas, TX

Job Title: Linux Engineer

Job Location: Dallas, TX

Job Type: Contract – 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

“US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.”

Job Description:

The key competencies will also include solid knowledge and skills with various platforms (VMware, Azure and Solaris) and server operating systems (Windows, Linux and Solaris). This position requires 10+ years of relevant experience


  • SME in Linux Operating system with Strong Virtualization knowledge with VMWare and/or Azure
  • Lead automation efforts for Linux within virtual server builds and capacity management
  • Architect and develop customer solutions based on current hands-on knowledge Linux VM on VMware and or Azure
  • Experience in writing Shell or Perl script
  • Experience in SAN and NAS Storage, RAID and LVM Management
  • Good knowledge about the Virtualization and Cluster (Veritas Cluster Services, etc.)
  • Apache, Squid, LDAP, MySQL, PHP server Administration
  • NIS, NFS, FTP, SAMBA IPTABLES, DNS, SNMP, DHCP and SNMP administration
  • Working knowledge on YUM/Satellite Server
  • Understanding with configuration management tools (Puppet, Chef, etc.)
  • Patch & Package management, Security, Server hardening, etc.
  • User Management, Performance Analysis, capacity planning and monitoring
  • Configuration and administration of LVM and Veritas logical volume manager
  • Installation and configuration of HA environment using Linux cluster or Veritas Cluster
  • Excellent communication and conversation skills (Verbal and Written)
  • Experience in Server Management (Server build/ migration, etc.)
  • Should have used any backup management software i.e.TSM,
  • Preferred Certification in Red Hat Linux.

Essential Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communications, analytical and presentation skills.
  • Solid Understanding of Storage & Blade Technologies that integrate with Virtualization
  • Solid understanding of on premise Cloud platforms such as VMware and Azure
  • Solid understanding of Linux and Wintel Server platforms
  • Solid understanding of routing and switching technologies
  • Solid understanding of Backup technologies that leverage visualization
  • Advanced knowledge of server and blade (HP) architecture

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in multiple Geo Redundant sites
  • Experience with technologies for continuous multi-site replication
  • Familiar with the following technologies:  Hardware OS – OEL (Oracle Enterprise Linux, IBM AIX, Sun Solaris, Windows; VM Ware; Storage SANs; Oracle Databases; NetworkSwitches, Veritas HA.
  • The skills to assist in scoping, designing and implementing various types of SOW and T&M based projects
  • Certifications in VMware or other relevant technologies would be a plus
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