Linux Unix Systems Engineer (2PM-11PM)

US-NY-New York
Job ID
2017-1966
# of Openings
1
Category
Unix Engineering

Overview

At IPsoft, the days fly by, just ask our Linux Engineers, who troubleshoot critical issues, examine client metrics, maintain documentation, all while identifying opportunities for automation. Linux Engineers combine solid administration and troubleshooting skills with outstanding customer service skills. They’re adept multi-taskers who juggle assignments and own their projects. 

Responsibilities

In a typical day you will:

  • Display your technical prowess and patience to troubleshoot critical issues under pressure
  • Spot opportunities for automation
  • Hone your multitasking skills between tickets and client projects
  • Maintain documentation and SOPs for your clients
  • Examine your clients' metrics to improve SLAs, QoS, MTTRs
  • Wonder where the day went because time flew by

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Very strong Linux/Unix/Solaris Admininstration and troubleshooting skills including: 
  • -Job control, soft and hard links, distinctions between the kernel and the shell, shell scripting
  • Strong networking troubleshooting ability
  • Solid ability to write scripts in some administrative language (Perl, bash, sh, etc)
  • Knowledge of web servers, security, DNS, filesystems
  • A love for facing the unknown on a daily basis
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written skills, along with outstanding customer service skills
  • Create, deploy, and manage virtual hosts using VMware
  • Troubleshoot performance issues within the application, web and database tiers
  • Must work well on a team and have a desire to learn new ideas and technologies
  • Ability to multi-task on several projects at the same time
  • Ability to own projects, proactively driving them to completion within timelines
  • Yearning to grow your skills, knowledge and career!

Rockstar Qualifications

  • Nagios, Java, Perl or PHP, application servers (Tomcat, JBoss, Weblogic, Apache, Websphere, ATG, Resin), SAN/NAS, VMware, Vblock, AWS, Citrix, EMC, NetBackup, Avamar
  • Configuring and administering MySQL databases and creating queries
  • Knowledge / use of security and password management software (selinux, ossec, sssd, LDAP, Kerberos)

 

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