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Senior Unix/Linux Engineer – Charlotte, NC – HCL
Ref No.: 18-30444
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 7 Years
Start Date: 05/02/2018
 Job Details:
Job Title:             Sr Unix/Linux Engineer
Duration:            6+ Months
Location:             Fort Mill, SC
The Senior Linux Systems Engineer will be responsible for the management Linux/Unix Server infrastructure and provide 24 x 7 support of both physical and virtual server environments. Will design and configure Linux systems, and will handle all upgrades and security patches to application and OS based on agreed-upon maintenance windows. Implement changes and/or new features to support and secure the Windows/Unix infrastructure based on direction and guidance from the Unix Engineering team.
  • Application integration, architecture, engineering and support of the LPL computing systems.
  • Design, implement, and support both physical and virtual systems, and perform configuration, maintenance, support, and engineering/operations tasks
  • Support application development, including determining required patches, packages, permissions, software, etc.,
  • Coordinate with Security, Unix Operations/Engineering, and other teams to ensure standards are maintained
  • Participate in on-call after-hours support rotation, responding to support calls after- hours/weekends/holidays.
  • Standardization and automation of systems.
  • Perform routine systems admin functions to maintain all Linux servers
  • Recommend, design and implement systems management and automation solutions
  • Design, configure and tune highly-available Linux systems
  • Assist in implementing, executing, maintaining, and documenting proper DR and BC procedures
  • Participate in deployments, upgrades and maintenance
  • Maintain the patch levels of all OS and application patches on all systems using automated systems
  • Manage technical projects ensuring best-practices, quality of work and meeting deadlines
  • Assist with management of virtualization environment
  • Ensure compliance with industry standard audit, reporting, alerting for SOX, Cobit, SEC and Client controls.
Formal Education & Certification:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or information systems, and/or 7 years equivalent work experience.
Essential Knowledge & Experience:
  • 7+ years' experience engineering and supporting UNIX/Linux (RHEL/Ubuntu) in a large-scale environment.
  • Experience researching, evaluating, and supporting new technologies
  • Experience supporting enterprise-class applications and databases
  • Experience deploying Linux on x86 rack-mount server and Virtual platforms
  • Experience connecting Linux systems to enterprise storage, and understanding of appropriate use cases for SAN and NAS
  • Experience connecting Linux systems to TCP/IP networks, configuring, troubleshooting, tuning, etc.
  • Experience with server virtualization technologies
  • Strong scripting skills with experience in Perl, Python, PHP, Bash or other scripting languages
  • Implemented automatic configuration system (ansible, puppet, chef, cfengine, etc.)
  • Strong Linux security skills/experience
  • Experience setting up and deploying systems with Red Hat Satellite.
  • Solid knowledge of networking and internet technologies – TCPIP, DNS, DHCP, etc.
Personal Attributes:
  • Strong customer-service orientation.
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Good written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
  • Able to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
  • Able to research application issues and products.
  • Skilled at working within a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Competent team leadership and employee management skills.