Linux Admin

Aug 09, 2018
San Jose, California

Linux Admin - 7317  
San Jose, California
6 Months Contract

Job Summary
Our Client is looking for a Linux Systems/DevOps Engineer to help us support the build environment and production infrastructure. The individual who is self-motivated, articulate, and intimately familiar with virtualization technologies, be willing to perform cross-functional duties as necessary, and have a shown history of handling and automating large scale production engineering environments.

  • Systems administration, troubleshooting, performance tuning, and monitoring.
  • Take over maintenance and administration of custom tools written by in-house development engineers.
  • Automate as many processes as possible, writing tools, scripts, etc as necessary.
  • Fully understand the current systems architecture and suggest new solutions.
  • End user support for server infrastructure and development environments.
  • Dedicated monitoring of systems and applications.
  • Participate in long-term strategies for IT & Engineering Operations.

  • Experience with Open Source DevOps tools
  • Shell scripting & automation (Python experience a plus).
  • Configuration Management (Salt preferred)
  • LDAP (Active Directory)
  • Virtualization (VMware & KVM)
  • Server related technology (e.g. RAID systems, backups, SAN, etc.).
  • Experience with web technologies and application servers.
  • Security standard methodologies as related to systems.
  • Experience with performance monitoring, tuning, and troubleshooting (SNMP).
  • Knowledge/experience with TCP/IP, IP ROUTING, SSH/SFTP/SCP, DNS, NFS, CIFS, SSL, HTTP, SMTP as it relates to systems
  • Experience working with REST APIs

Qualifications and Experience:
  • BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years experience working as a Systems/DevOps Engineer
  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Highly organized, able to multi-task, the ability to work individually, within a team, and with other groups
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written across all user levels