Senior Linux Engineer - Hybrid (Brooklyn)

Cleveland,Ohio,USA Posted: Thu, Jul 11 2024


Linux Server Administration,Enterprise-Level Server Administration,Ansible and Shell Scripting,VMware Virtualization,Linux Security Compliance




7+ Years

Job Description

Position Overview:
Join a high-performing team responsible for building and maintaining our Linux server infrastructure supporting critical applications. Serve internal partners and external customers by delivering high-availability solutions, implementing security best practices, remediating vulnerabilities, and providing automated solutions for easier platform maintenance and deployment. The Senior Linux Engineer is a thought leader in digital transformation and cloud migration, collaborating with application teams to determine requirements, evaluate solutions, and implement solutions that achieve business objectives.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Perform daily administration of Redhat Linux 7/8/9 on-premises and in GCP.
  • Build server images adhering to standards, including hardening and security compliance (CIS, SOX, PCI).
  • Manage service-level agreements, documentation, and policies/procedures related to Linux servers and ancillary tools.
  • Provide L3 on-call support, responding to off-hours calls/texts and executing changes as needed.
  • Create and manage scripts to automate system tasks using Ansible.
  • Assist in the design, configuration, and maintenance of the Linux server environment using Packer, Terraform, and VMware Virtualization Technology.
  • Ensure standards are included, applied, and maintained across all product sets and solutions.
  • Manage and maintain VMware virtualization environment on a hyper-converged server platform.
  • Own and operate the company's release engineering infrastructure, including physical and virtual hardware, automation tooling, and continuous integration (CI) resources.
  • Audit and secure services across development, test, and production environments.
  • Coordinate with system vendors to resolve system issues.
  • Support and maintain the hardware and software infrastructure aiming for zero unplanned downtime.
  • Consistently observe security best practices in all deployments.
  • Assist with internal and external audits.

Experience and Skills:
  • 7+ years of relevant experience in RHEL server administration.
  • Demonstrated experience managing, implementing, and maintaining an enterprise-level server environment including VMware, physical, and Cloud.
  • Experience deploying and maintaining servers in a public-cloud hosted environment such as GCP & Azure.
  • Solid knowledge of Delinia Server Suite (Centrify AD Bridge) for upgrading, maintaining, and troubleshooting.
  • Practical experience in Ansible and shell scripting to automate tasks and processes at an enterprise scale.
  • General networking knowledge, including TCP/IP, ACLs, VIPs, and VPNs.
  • Knowledge of Packer and GitLab.
  • Proficiency in Redhat Satellite administration, upgrading, and maintenance.
  • Experience in SSH Key management, Linux Security Baseline Management, and Linux Server Build.
  • Expertise in RHEL 9 design and build.

  • Relevant certifications in Redhat Linux, VMware, Cloud platforms (GCP, Azure), and security compliance are preferred.

Additional Requirements:
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently.
  • Excellent communication skills to collaborate effectively with teams and stakeholders.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and staying updated with industry trends and best practices.