Senior Linux Systems Engineer
University of California UCOP - Oakland, CA

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University of California, Office of the President
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Location: Oakland, CA
Requisition #: 20130068
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Under the direction of the Supervisor, UNIX/Linux Engineering, the Senior Linux Engineer is an individual contributor and a senior technical member of the UNIX/Linux Engineering work unit. The position provides expertise in configuring, implementing, supporting and administering Linux infrastructure solutions. The Programmer/Analyst is responsible for the overall systems security of the Linux infrastructure, server patch management services and system management and administration.

Job Requirements
  • Education and/or experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field.
  • At least seven (7) years experience administering, supporting, and implementing large scale Linux server systems (Red Hat Enterprise Linux and/or SUSE Linux Enterprise Server).
  • Experience and knowledge of Linux server implementation and integration at an enterprise level. Intermediate to Expert level experience with Puppet, CFengine, RHN/SUSE Satellite Server, Perl/Python scripting, Centrify, and Nagios. Experience should include server design, support and implementation.
  • Experience with server and storage - setup, performance monitoring, maintenance and support ie. hardware issues, disk errors, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience implementing and managing complex file transfer mechanisms, including use of SFTP, FTPS, and SSH.
  • Knowledge of enterprise workload automation/batch processing tools (e.g. BMC Control-M)
  • Experience supporting and troubleshooting in a production server, 24/7, change-managed, multi-platform environment and with cross-platform integration.
  • Demonstrated experience with VMware virtualization technologies and solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform competently under pressure and handle interruptions and change without losing productivity.
  • Oral communications skills, which demonstrates the ability to effectively convey and explain information and tactfully deal with diverse people, situations and ideas.
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