System Engineer
ASG Renaissance - Ann Arbor, MI

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Linux Systems Engineer

Job Function/Duties:

Propose, design, develop, deliver, and support Linux Server infrastructure technology solutions at enterprise level to support the business and research needs of UMHS. Keep current with the latest Linux hardware and software technology and evaluate technologies as needed.

Maintain operation of the Linux environment by enforcing security measures, developing and deploying standardized server builds, and managing new technologies and resolving any problems involved in system integration.

Function as one of the key technical resources and work closely with customers to deploy enterprise level application systems and to evaluate current system and make recommendations on future development, capacity planning, and disaster recovery.

Develop and write procedures for installation, security, use, support, and disaster recovery.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: Include education, experience, licenses, registrations and certifications.
Department Qualifications
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years' experience in managing and supporting Linux systems in an enterprise environment
  • Expert Level knowledge of SLES 10, SLES 11, RHEL 5, and RHEL 6
  • Experience in deploying and troubleshooting high performance Linux systems
  • Experience with Veritas clustering and high-availability solutions on Linux
  • Experience with autoyast and kickstart build processes
  • Experience with puppet configuration management
  • Knowledge on High computing cluster management
  • Advanced scripting skills in Bash, perl, python, and ruby
  • Excellent knowledge and hands-on experience with kernel performance tuning and analysis on Intel/AMD based platforms
  • Strong security awareness
  • Experience with networking technologies, particularly as they pertain to managing Linux systems and applications running on these system
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills with the ability to interact effectively with employees at all levels within the organization
  • Experience leading projects and teams
  • Willing to participate in on-call rotation.

    Desired Qualifications
  • 7+ years of experience in managing and supporting large environment with SuSE Linux Enterprise Servers
  • Experience with Virtual server environments and configuring systems for maximum performance and operating flexibility
  • Working experience with High computing cluster management
  • Experience managing Linux patch management solutions in a large environment
  • Experience installing, maintaining and supporting Linux systems in a SAN environment
  • Experience with HP and Cisco blade servers and management tools
  • Experience with Novell file services (OES), Storage Manager, and eDirectory
  • Proven technical leader with solid system administration skills, and the ability to maintain a positive attitude while working in a dynamic, fast paced environment
  • Certification preferred: LPIC-2, LPIC-3, RHCE, CLP 11
  • Knowledge or working experience with ITIL concepts.

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