Linux Engineer


Dallas, TX

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 297 days ago

  by    Emily Russo

This job is no longer available.

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
  • Able to learn new technologies as needed and open to changing technological direction as required by the team to lead new projects and initiatives
  • 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
  • Troubleshooting Hardware and Operating system related issue
  • 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)
  • Able to provide technical solutions on various requirements
  • 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:

  • 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