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Senior Linux System Engineer
Ref No.: 18-00990
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Start Date / End Date: 05/15/2018 to 11/16/2019
Engineer/Architect Linux environment for a global biomedical research organization. • The candidate will be accountable for the technical design, service management aspects and automation of the Linux environment to guarantee timely, efficient, accurate, and uninterrupted service to scientists. • The Linux environment includes physical, virtual (cloud & on premise) servers hosting scientific commercial & in-house developed applications. • Maximize the business value of global and local initiatives, ensuring effective alignment of IT investment with business requirements. • Develop an environment which fosters a high-performance and innovative organization.

Strong technical depth across infrastructure technology, primarily Linux but also Virtualization, Cloud, Process Automation. • Drive re-architecture of existing systems to implement streamlined, well-performing, automated and scalable architectures • Works with enterprise architecture, application and infrastructure teams to produce an optimal, high level, conceptual design for the project. • Responsible for analysing and translating business, information and technical requirements into an architectural solution. • Researches and maintains knowledge in emerging technologies and solutions to solve business problems. • Troubleshoot complex technical issues, especially recurring problems impacting production applications • Experience building prototypes, pilots, or full products in cloud environments • Design, document, and maintain architecture diagrams for systems, processes, and interfaces • Manage at the project/task level (as needed) to provide specific guidance for operations personnel on technical projects, design and implementation • Identify and define standards & operational procedures • Identify technical solutions to resolve technical cross platform problems • Develop and maintain client relationships • Continuously evaluate architectures against emerging technology trends or business growth areas and target areas of opportunity to ensure performance and capacity exceed demand • Apply and integrate emerging technology trends to new and existing systems architecture • Responsible for complying with Company policies and standards. • Assists in the planning and design of new or upgraded systems. Work with operational teams to implement process improvements • Facilitate automation deployments to reduce manual processes and improve efficiencies across systems and data centers • Ability to manage deliverables across multiple internal and external organizations
Member of a global team of 5 system engineers • Infrastructure deployed on multiples NIBR sites globally • This role coordinates closely with the Operation, Architecture, DevOps & Scientific Computing teams. • Architect in his core domain followed with L3 support level

10 years of experience in Linux system engineering in a global enterprise • In-depth scripting/automation: Bash, Ruby & Python • Good experience in AWS Cloud Computing platform.
Good experience in CloudFormation/Terraform scripting. • Deep knowledge in configuration management (Puppet/Chef) • Fluent in English