Senior Linux Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Jersey City, NJ and New York, NY

5 - 7 years experience  •  Staffing & Recruiting

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/08/17 by Radhika Arora
Confidential Company
Jersey City, NJ
5 - 7 years experience
Staffing & Recruiting
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/08/17 Radhika Arora

This individual will be responsible for the architecture and administration of the RHEL Linux deployment, as well a leading and hands-on role in the architecture, design, platform operation, and performance engineering of the VMware infrastructure platform.


  • Design, implement, and maintain a UCS-based virtual server platform for RedHat Linux and Microsoft Windows servers, using VMware ESX.
  • Maintain VMWare environment over time, including performance tuning, cluster optimization, and capacity planning
  • Maintain and expand the RHEL Linux server platform, VMWare environment, and UCS
  • Help provide support for the system on an on-call rotational basis.
  • Evaluate new technologies and support systems
  • Optimize and tune RHEL-based Linux server performance.


  • 5+ years of Linux administration experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related technical field
  • Deep experience with all aspects of Linux OS system administration.
  • Experience designing and implementing an enterprise-wide Linux infrastructure using Cisco UCS and ESXi v5 (moving to v6)
  • Deep knowledge of vMotion, vSphere, vCenter, HA, DRS, Auto Deploy, etc.
  • Deep experience with RHEL Linux and VMWare Engineering and Operation
  • Ability to write complex scripts in a common language (Perl, Python, Shell, etc.)
  • Experience with vendor management helpful
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