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Linux Systems Engineer
Ref No.: 18-00035
Location: Providence Area, Rhode Island
Position Type:Contract
Position Type: 12-18 Month Contract 

We have a long term contract opportunity for a Sr Linux Systems Engineer with a great company in RI.  This position is for a very strong technical group who is adding to their team due to workload.  This is a very fast paced environment, and a great team to work for.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Patch Management: Install, configure, patch, upgrade, and maintain updates and software distribution technologies. 
  • Plan and coordinate the implementation and support of hardware and software patches and electronically-distributed software products. 
  • Solve issues related to the deployment of updates and software distribution.
  • Propose and implement system enhancements (software and hardware updates)
  • Work with a team of engineers who are responsible for the evaluation and implementation of patch management policies and procedures
  • Maintain patch management policy and procedures documentation as applicable
  • Must be familiar with RedHat Package Manager, creating and distributing installation packages
  • Must be familiar with Redhat Satellite
  • Must be able to setup and provision new systems using kickstart, removable media, USB, Redhat Satellite
  • A working knowledge of shell scripts for unix/linux using KSH, BASH