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Senior IT Engineer (UNIX/LINUX)
Ref No.: 17-17776
Location: Minnesota, Georgia
  • Design, build, implement, and support COUNTRY's IT solutions.
  • Ensure IT solutions meet requirements for security, availability, capacity, resiliency, and performance in a way that is efficient and supportable, reducing overall support costs.
  • Understand industry leading solutions and trends for assigned technologies and applying those as appropriate for COUNTRY.
  • Understand business needs and partnering with appropriate IT counterparts to recommend technology solutions.
  • Establish and maintain an IT multi-year strategy with a focus on continuous improvement. Create and maintain solutions architecture artifacts and other strategy and system documentation.
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree and at least 8 years of experience in information technology and 1 year lead experience OR, Master's degree and at least 6 years of experience in information technology and 1 year lead experience OR, At least 10 years of experience in information technology and 1 year lead experience.
  • Strong Linux (RedHat 6/7 preferred).
  • VMWare (v5.5-6.x) experience for virtualization
  • AIX 6/7 Unix Experience and Solaris 10+ Familiarity.
  • OS Tier 3 support, plus:
    - Experienced in OS patching
    - OS Scripting experience
    - Server building/deployment

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Architecture and Design for UNIX.
  • Hadoop experience.
  • Knowledge in Bladelogic or SCCM software
  • Database familiarity for supporting DBA team
    - Oracle 10 LDAP support

COUNTRY Financial does not generally sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position. #DICE

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Is Relocation Available?
Yes, regional

Is there a bonus structure?

Are you open to sponsorship?

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Is there a possibility to work remote?

Is there equity?

Are there flexible work hours?

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What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position?
UNIX/LINUX engineer/design level expertise, Infrastructure Automation, project leadership

What are the nice-to-have skills?
SAN Storage engineering experience

What is exciting about this opportunity? Please use this section to describe team and company culture.
ITS organization is in the process of moving towards DevOps/Agile methodology as well as updating data centers at new colocation industry leading data centers. We are a team oriented group always working together and providing each other the help, expertise and support needed by any one individual.