Sr. Systems Engineer/Dev-Ops (Linux)

Analysis, Apache, Application Servers, Bash, BIND, Development, Hardware, HTML, HTTP, Jenkins, Libraries, Lifecycle, Linux, Management, Metrics, Peripherals, Perl, PHP, Programming, Python, Ruby, SDLC, Windows
Full Time
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Job Description


Sr. Systems Engineer/Dev-Ops (Linux)

La Vergne


United States

Job Description

Do you want to make a difference to your company from day one? Do you want to work with a team of experienced systems engineers that are empowered to generate innovative ideas and see them through to deployment?


Become a part of an innovative team at Ingram helping to revolutionize the way that publisher content reaches readers around the world!
Ingram Content Group is currently recruiting for a Senior Systems Engineer/Dev-Ops (Linux) to join our Product Support team in our LaVergne, TN (greater Nashville area) headquarters.

Ingram has been voted one of the
coolest places to work in Nashville and was recently named by the Nashville Business Journal as one of the Top Tech Employers in Nashville. We’re also a leader in investing in new technology, leadership, and product development for our Industry and Community!  


Position Summary
Provides systems engineering support for the development, configuration, installation and maintenance of systems and technology components.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Autonomously own and manage multiple projects while providing regular status updates
  • Lead and mentor peers to help with their growth and the effectiveness of the entire team
  • Accept and provide “peer review” for teammates to ensure tasks are completed thoroughly
  • Periodically perform software development tasks utilizing software development lifecycle
  • Install and configure software, hardware, network elements and/or peripherals to meet end user and production floor requirements.
  • Provide datacenter hardware and software support.
  • Analyze manufacturing functions and make recommendations on process improvements
  • Maintain detailed knowledge of select site systems and business processes
  • Develop and maintain operational documentation (as it relates to technology)
  • Provide technical support services, including regular rotations as the On-Call Rep
  • Coordinate tasks with other members of the IT team and the enterprise
  • Monitor production systems to ensure maximum up-time and performance by utilizing monitoring software and regular datacenter walkthroughs
  • Coordinate support from hardware and software vendors
  • Manage system resources to prevent workflow impact from equipment outages
  • Provide technical support 24*7 after hours support to include serving as primary initial contact for all urgent technical support calls
  • Provide initial diagnoses including whether to immediately engage additional technical resources or defer resolution to business hours
  • Linux CentOS Desktop/Server administration
  • Backup Windows Desktop/Server administration
  • Some knowledge of network administration
  • Ability to script using one or more of the following programming languages: Perl, PHP, Ruby, Python, Go
  • Ability to apply systems analysis techniques to map systems processes
Ingram Content Group is one of the world's largest and most trusted distributors of physical and digital content. Thousands of publishers, retailers, and libraries worldwide use our products and services to realize the full business potential of books, regardless of format. Ingram Content Group has earned its lead position and reputation by offering excellent service and creating innovative, integrated solutions. Our customers have access to best-of-class digital, audio, print, print-on-demand, inventory management, wholesale and full-service distribution programs.


Are you weary or concerned about the prospect of relocating ? We can help! As we continue to grow, Ingram will need solid IT professionals and understand they are not always located in Nashville, TN. For the right talent, Ingram can provide relocation assistance! If you have considered moving to a new area, we hope you will consider Ingram and the Nashville area. Please visit to learn more about Nashville and the Creative/IT community at large.


Minimum Qualifications

We would like our talented associate for this role to have at least these minimum skills & experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree OR directly related year for year experience
  • 5+ years Linux systems engineering experience
  • 2+ years of experience with scripting languages 

Preferred Qualifications

We’d be excited to hear if you also have the following experience:

  • Experience with implementing and utilizing Automation tools (Chef, Puppet, Kick Start, etc.)
  • Experience with SDLC automation and deployment tools (Bamboo, Jenkins, etc.)
  • Experience with scripting/coding (Perl, Bash, Ruby, Python, etc.) for automation and integration
  • Knowledge of SAN (iSCSI, NFS, FC)
  • Linux patch management experience (Satellite, Yum, apt-get, etc.)
  • Working with and supporting file sharing using any of the following; Samba, NFS, GFS, GFS2 
  • Using and supporting application Servers (Jboss, Apache, Tomcat, etc) 
  • Experience directly supporting a medium to large size company with 300 or more servers
  • Systems monitoring & metrics gathering
Dice Id : RTX1766a0
Position Id : 4177BR
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