Linux System Engineer

With Russell Tobin in Salt Lake City UT US

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Posted on February 16, 2019

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Role: System Administrator


unix, linux, sysadmin

Job description


Work actively with technology teams to analyze and resolve Infrastructure issues Identify defects, discrepancies, and trends by ways of troubleshooting

Manage incidents and effectively communicate with users, application owners and senior stakeholders across all areas

Improve Infrastructure stability and performance by observing patterns, recurring failures and/or issues, and advise application owners on permanent fixes accordingly

Adopt various tools developed by ETO Engineering team to automate failures using machine learning techniques and notify discrepancies in the health of production and automation of health-restoration, with a focus on continuous measurement of risk and cost

Identify alerts / processes that can be automated and then work with Engineering team in automating them

Challenge existing Infrastructure setup, processing and suggest different ways to solve problem or improve stability

Actively participate in Change management process with view to manage risk in production environment

Build and improve run books for generalists to minimize operational errors and gain fungibility/efficiency

Develop reports that provide trending statistics to track and manage Infrastructure health and support service performance

Willing to learn and troubleshoot/support proprietary technologies not available through market place

Skills and Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of Unix server infrastructure and administration Proficiency with Unix/Linux-based operating system, commands and utilities, as well as Configuration Management Tools
  • Networking: proficient with configuring and supporting DNS/Bind, Samba, TCP/IP, NFS, LDAP, SSH, DHCP, FTP/TFTP.
  • Problem solving in a large enterprise Infrastructure support environment, including experience observing patterns, analyzing root cause and suggesting ideas to resolve issues
  • Good communication skills with ability to articulate the technical and functional aspects of a development/production problem to help drive solutions with application development teams and senior stakeholders
  • One of the following Scripting languages: Shell script, Perl, JavaScript, KSH, BASH or Python etc.

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