Linux System Engineer

Linux, RHEL, CentOS, DevOps, Automat*, Python, Bash, Ansible, Docker, Kubernetes
Contract W2, 6 Months
Depends on Experience
Work from home available Travel not required

Job Description

A client of ours headquartered in the West Chester, PA area has engaged us on a search to identify a Linux System Engineer to join their IT Infrastructure team.  This position will be responsible for helping maintain the existing Linux (RHEL) infrastructure as well as working with the Development Infrastructure Team to implement new projects and architecture upgrades to help enhance the software development environment and deploying, supporting and maintaining software for customers.   Much of this work will involve identifying areas for automation (Python/Bash/Ansible) and building and maintaining a new container environment (Dev and Prod). 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Automate server tasks through scripting technologies (Python, Ansible, Bash)
  • Maintain the existing Linux development environments
  • Support and work with the software development teams
  • Build and maintain the Development and Production container environment
  • Perform Linux RHEL server maintenance
  • Test and apply OS, software, & hardware patches and security upgrades
  • Ensure proper uniformity, documentation, and configuration control of servers
Requirements:
  • Bachelor degree in IS or equivalent.  5+ years of experience in a System Administrator or System Engineer position in an enterprise Linux environment
  • Exposure to devops/SRE role supporting development teams and setting up containerization
  • Competent in managing Linux Servers (RHEL preferred)
  • Able to write custom and complex scripts, as well as maintain existing scripts (Python, Bash) 
  • Competent in managing, developing, and using deployment automation tools (Ansible preferred)
  • Ability and desire to quickly learn new technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Competent in managing 3rd party repositories (Artifactory preferred)
  • Experience working in a software development organization (Agile preferred)
  • Full IT Infrastructure stack understanding for troubleshooting (network, storage, etc.)
  • Able to document work performed for cross pollination and repeatability.
  • Able to present problems and challenges for the area of responsibility.
  • Motivated and energetic team player.
  • Able to work independently and own tasks to completion.
  • ship required.
Dice Id : 10494670
Position Id : 6698376
Originally Posted : 4 months ago
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