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Linux Systems Engineer
Ref No.: 18-04793
Location: Dallas, Texas
Position Type:Right to Hire
Pay Rate : $ 45.00 - 55.00 /Hour
LINUX SYSTEMS ENGINEER
DALLAS, TX


POSITION:
ICS is working with a progressive SaaS solutions provider to hire a Linux Systems Engineer to join their team in Downtown Dallas. This person will join a team that works to ensure consistent availability and performance of the company's client-facing SaaS products. You will work closely with many other parts of the organization including development, QA and customer support to build and maintain world-class systems. This position will be part of a global team and will give you the opportunity to take on a diverse role with cutting edge technologies! The ideal candidate will work well in a collaborative environment and be an advocate for delivering quality work with the utmost professionalism.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Build, deploy, and maintain stability of production and non-production servers in support of company's internal applications
• Develop automation recipes for managing systems infrastructure and contribute to a continuous delivery pipeline
• Perform problem resolution including root cause analysis of system and application incidents
• Partner with development team to implement scalable and secure application configurations
• Act as technology lead or resource as needed in support of new application and infrastructure projects
• Develop relationships with and work alongside other functional IT groups such as networking, database and security
• Assist with performance testing and tuning of complex and high-traffic web applications
• Instrument applications to provide the best possible operational monitoring and metrics
• Create, update and enhance written processes and documentation with a focus on ease of understanding and completeness
• Participate in on-call rotation, receiving and responding to daytime and after-hours alerts
• Provide technical leadership to offshore team
• Identify and evaluate new technologies that can improve products and processes

REQUIREMENTS:
• Knowledge of Linux operating system
• Experience with the concept of "infrastructure as code " and configuration management tools; preferably Chef
• Working knowledge of Ruby or Python scripting languages
• Experience with support and performance management of Java/J2EE based applications
• Familiarity with VMware virtualized systems environments
• Understanding of Agile / Scrum and TDD principles with a focus on infrastructure
• Advanced knowledge of systems security practices
• Excellent technical troubleshooting experience
​• Ability to maintain a professional and courteous manner in difficult situations
• Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of users