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Linux Administrator

LaBine & Associates

Linux Administrator

Boston, MA
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    <p><strong></strong><em>Our Client, an elite provider of IT solutions delivered through managed service providers is looking for a Linux Systems Engineer to join a growing team.</em><strong><br /></strong></p><p>This Linux Admin will lead our Client’s infrastructure expansion/enhancement projects of varying size and scope Create, automate, provision, and deploy Linux-based operating systems/applications rapidly and at a very large scale.<br />Ensure system stability, scalability, security, and performance<br />Create and maintain documentation surrounding our infrastructure<br />Think out of the box and solve complex scaling challenges<br /><br /><strong>Requirements:</strong></p><ul><li>Experience managing Linux machines running on AWS (EC2, S3, etc) If no AWS experience, will train.</li><li>Solid configuration management skills (required); Puppet preferred but Ansible/Chef/Salt/CFEngine acceptable</li><li>4+ years of experience with Linux administration in large (100’s-1000’s) server environments</li><li>Experience with IPTables or similar technology</li><li>Experience with scripting and system automation (Bash, Python, Perl, Ruby, etc)</li><li>Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent IT work experience</li><li>Experience supporting DNS, Apache/NGINX, load balancers (HAProxy, F5, etc)</li><li>Solid virtualization experience (KVM, Xen, VMware)<br />Experience with ZFS, Elasticsearch, Kibana, Openstack; a plus</li><li>You excel under pressure in an energized environment</li><li>You write good documentation for other team members to learn from</li><li>Good diagnostic expertise including problem investigation, root-cause analysis, and resolution skills</li><li>You love learning new skills and are an excellent teammate</li><li>You have excellent time management skills and are willing to take on tasks outside of your normal duties</li><li>Willing to occasionally work off-hours support as needed including on-call rotation</li><li>You have worked with source code control <em>(Gitlab, Github, git, etc.)</em></li></ul>