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Lead Linux Engineer in Durham at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/5/2018

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Job Description

The Lead Linux Engineer is responsible for architecting and engineering virtualized and bare metal Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems located on-premise and in cloud. The Lead Linux Engineer will be responsible for the development of optimized, secured, and performance tuned Linux environments geared for use (including database, integration, and application servers) and creating and maintaining relevant build documents and run books.

* Leads team for the complete architecture and engineering of Red Hat Linux environments
* Partners with architecture, security, and infrastructure leads to review projects for suitable Linux solutions
* Drives and implements IT automation allowing for reduced touch infrastructure management and deployment
* Delivering a continuous deployment capability to the CI/CT/CD and DevOps platforms
* Delivering self-service deployment of infrastructure on-premise and in cloud
* Defining appropriate level of monitoring using industry-standard tools and ensuring alerting levels are meaningful and actionable
* Analyzes legacy CentOS and Linux environments and drives efforts to modernize to strategic infrastructure
* Creates and maintains appropriate build documentation, run books, and best practices
* Leads day to day operations of Linux environments
* Contributes to defining and estimating timelines, costs, and feasibility for Linux infrastructure efforts
* Ensure the performance of the infrastructure meet expectation and requirement
* Mentors junior staff

Required:
* 7+ years of experience architecting and engineering Red Hat Linux systems and solutions
* Expert with Red Hat Linux configuration and kernel parameters
* Demonstrated skill with estimating time, cost, and resource requirements for projects
* Demonstrated commitment to building and maintaining system documentation
* Strong scripting skills including bash, perl, etc.
* Demonstrated skill with securing Linux environments
* Demonstrated experience with IT Automation technology; Red Hat Ansible a major plus
* Experience integrating Active Directory and Windows environments with Red Hat Linux
* Experience in both cloud and on-premise environments
* Expert experience in backups, restoration, and high availability solutions


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