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Senior Linux/Unix Engineer

Company: SPG America
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Job Description:

Long term contract. Must be on our payroll Must be ONSITE in Buffalo, NY NO REMOTE Must be willing to go direct and PROVIDE SALARY requirement for direct Must be USC or Those authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship are encouraged to apply. W2 Rate to candidate is 50hr ALL INCLUSIVE (NO TRAVEL, HOUSING, BENEFITS during contract portion) R26905 626 Commerce Drive, Amherst, NY Senior LinuxUnix Engineer This is a contract role that will be renewed in six month increments up to 18 months. The manager is seeking an experienced and dynamic Senior LinuxUnix Engineer to work with an agile team. The Senior LinuxUnix Engineer will provide primary support of our LinuxUnix environment. One of the major areas of responsibilities will be the support and maintenance of our Red Hat Linux and AIX environment. The position requires an in-depth knowledge of the Linux OS and knowledge of the AIX Operating System. An ideal candidate should have excellent technical credentials, excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team to identify and resolve technical issues. As a Senior LinuxUnix Engineer, you will be responsible for 149 Contributing to identifying, developing and implementing technical best practices guidelines 149 Working closely with customers, and leading technical and business value discussions 149 Advising customers in the deployment of solutions that meets their technical, business and compliance needs 149 Proactively identify trends, perform root cause analysis, problem isolation, and manage adverse events from identification to resolution 149 Interface with customers, vendors, and other technical staff to analyze business and technical requirements 149 Participate in all phases of system development, configuration, architecture and monitoring including performance and availability, alerting, security and capacity planning 149 Enhance automated deployments using configuration management technologies and scripting languages 149 Work across IT functions and collaborate effectively to deliver complete technical solutions 149 Evaluate and understand complex interrelationships and effects among programs, interfacing applications and platforms. Provide highly analytical consulting and leadership in identifying and implementing new uses of information technologies to assist business units in meeting strategic objectives. 149 Follow and promote use of development standards and procedures. 149 Be able to resolve problems and escalate with vendors and internally as required Key Requirements 149 7+ years' experience in working with customers in identifying their business and technical requirements, and designing andor implementing optimal technical solutions for them 149 At least 5 years of practical experience as a LinuxUnix system engineer in a complex multi-platform, multi-protocol environment 149 Experience with automation and creating Ansible playbooks a must 149 Capacity planning of our LinuxUnix environment 149 Follow all Technology processes (Change Management, Problem Management, etc.) 149 Apply patches and upgrades as required 149 OS hardening compliance and standards 149 Identify areas for automation to reduce operational workload 149 Strong scripting skills and experience designing and writing automation using languages such as Python, Perl, Java and PowerShell 149 Understanding of operating systems, application security configurations, and best practices in LinuxUNIX and Windows environment is required 149 Ability to analyze business requirements and technical design documents 149 Strong problem-solving skills to assist in issue resolution 149 Strong organizational and time management skills 149 Detail-oriented 149 Experience recommending and implementing systems solutions 149 Ability to work in a team environment as well as autonomously 149 Ability to multitask for various components of complex projects 149 Ensure high availability and requisite Redundancy Data Protection methods are in place 149 Be able to be on call on a rotating bases 7x24, requires after hours and weekend work as needed Additional Requirements 149 Proven track record of thought leadership in a consulting role 149 Knowledge of Windows Operating Systems 149 Knowledge of VMware technology 149 Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with customers 149 Effective presentation skills 149 Technical writingdocumentation skills 149 Experience working within complex technical environments 149 Willing to take on new challenges and eager to learn 149 Exceptional customer support 149 Experience building services on on-line infrastructure like AWS, Azure, GCP a plus 149 Understanding of cloud technologies, such as Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Software-defined networks (SDN), Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), OpenStack, and other emerging technologies a plus 149 Understanding of container tools within the CICD pipeline (GitLab, Azure DevOps, JFrog, etc.) a plus Basic Function The Senior LinuxUnix Engineer is responsible for the support and maintenance of our Red Hat Linux and AIX environment. Will be working with the business to ensure the optimal performance, security and overall health of our LinuxUnix environment, and will be analyzing business requirements and delivering solutions. In addition, the Senior LinuxUnix Engineer will be working with the Technology Infrastructure Services team to build robust platforms. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree preferred. 5 years of practical experience as a LinuxUnix system engineer in acomplex multi-platform, multi-protocol environment. Thank you. Regards, Vikas Sharawat Sr. Technical Recruiter Software Programming Group 15 Corporate Place South, Suite 421, Piscataway, NJ - 08854

Keywords: SPG America, Buffalo , Senior Linux/Unix Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Buffalo, New York

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