Linux (RHEL) Systems Engineer Posted Sep 19
iStaff , Alpharetta, GA
Job Title: Senior Linux Systems Engineer

International Company continues its phenomenal growth and is adding a Linux Systems Engineer. These are challenging and interesting roles; using the latest in technology, that is vital to the organization's success.

As a Direct Hire employee, a comprehensive benefits plan awaits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurances as well as matching 401k, lucrative time off, etc.

If you like solving complex issues in a fast paced, technology advanced environment, this is for you! Apply immediately as they will move and are ready to hire!

In this role you will design, build, and administer Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) in both physical and virtual machines and a variety of storage devices. The ideal candidate will ensure installations are proper, machines are patched and up to current standards, meet PCI requirements and proper backups are done and validated. This position will also help with the migration of data, setups, responsibilities, and other setups as necessary and the ability to configure storage on devices like 3Par and EMC.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Plans, coordinates, and administrates matters related to systems and storage.

Manages virtualized environments, primary VMware ESX.

Establishes and maintains security integrity controls. Formulates and monitors policies, procedures and standards relating to database management.

Receives, investigates, troubleshoots and resolves hardware and software problems associated with customer facing IT Systems. As necessary, works remotely with on-site with IT staff, contractors, vendors and users to resolve problems.

Determines hardware and software requirements for systems standards, and tests and documents system installations.

Oversees or performs system upgrades, expansions and installations.

Schedules and coordinates installations with users, facility planning, IT technicians, contractors, and vendors.

Organize, research, develop and implements solutions to moderately complex technical problems.

Help re-organize production databases and improve performance after major archival effort.

Ensure the Backups are performed and validated by frequent restore/recover tests.

Help resolve the user/technical issues surrounding all of our applications and aid in support and troubleshooting of their respective databases.

Ensure the security of these applications & databases by applying the appropriate patches in a timely manner.

Install/configure/administer applications patches/fixes/new modules in any application and operating system.

Ensure these applications and databases are performing optimally (Performance monitoring and tuning).

To be successful in this role, you should possess most of the following:

BA/BS degree in Information Technology/Computer Science or related field.

Technical certificate, completion of professional training program(s) or equivalent directly related experience.

4+ years of in-depth experience within RHEL area of systems and support expertise.

4+ years experience with VMWare

Knowledge of troubleshooting IT related hardware & equipment.

Knowledge of web Servers, Firewalls/security, DNS and TCP/IP Networking.

Experience in a web hosting environment and knowledge of web hosting infrastructure, data center management and/or E-commerce applications.

Pluses would include experience with Puppet, Satellite, Commvault or ServiceNow.

To expedite review of your Resume, when submitting for this position, please ensure your Resume highlights the above duties/qualifications that you legitimately have experience in/possess and email directly to (see below) or through this job board. For fastest consideration, please do NOT apply through the iStaff website.

ABOUT iStaff:

Founded in 1995, iStaff offers combined experience of over 30 years of industry experience and demonstrated success in our IT recruiting and sales staff that has the expertise to source candidates with unique and hard to fill skill sets. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, our IT recruiting division focuses on contract, contract to permanent and permanent placement opportunities on a national basis.

Employment Type: Permanent
Work Hours: Full Time

Pay: $105,000 to $115,000 USD
Pay Period: Annual

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