Senior Linux Engineer (Operations)
Telecommunication Systems - Aliso Viejo, CA

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The successful candidate will become a member of a motivated IT/Operations team committed to making our mobile application products the best in the industry. On the IT/Operations side, we strive to keep TCS’s operation running 24x7. You will work with the IT/Operations team to provide daily operational support to the TCS Navigation division and also help in enhancing the existing network, processes and procedures.

  • Responsible for daily operational support to TCS Navigation division.
  • Design and implement complex IT systems, including network, server and database interaction.
  • Administer all Linux servers (mainly RHEL), including creation of shell scripts to cover system admin tasks.
  • Management of Open Source packages, including Apache and PostgreSQL.
  • Work with other IT - UNIX team members to support all QA, Staging and production environments.
  • Perform routine database administration (backups, archiving)
  • Manage the deployment, configuration, monitoring, maintenance, upgrade, and support of all IT systems, including servers, network and telecom equipment, PCs, operating systems, hardware, software, and peripherals.
  • Recommend upgrades, patches, and new applications and equipment
  • Review, evaluate, recommend and develop objectives, policies and procedures to ensure that systems are meeting the needs of business functions.
  • Perform LAN administration, including working with switches. Document and maintain system and network information, including software inventory.
  • May be on call 24x7 – Rotation
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science.
  • 5+ years’ experience with Unix / Linux (Redhat)
  • Experience scripting: Bash and/or Python
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP and networking
  • Experience with SNMP is preferred (Simple Network Management Protocol)
  • Experience with Linux services is preferred (DNS, SSH, Apache, NGINX, Varnish, etc.)
  • Experience with: VMware vSphere 5 is preferred
  • Experience with “Puppet” is a plus
  • Experience with AWS (Amazon Web Services) is a plus
  • Firewall and router experience a plus
  • Hands-on experience with Network Hardware is a plus (Cisco, Juniper, Brocade)
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, and able to effectively handle concurrent projects.
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • RHEL or Cisco certifications a plus
  • Able to be on call 24x7 – Rotation (Approximately 1 week a month)
  • Ability to learn fast in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to safely move and/or carry 40 pounds

TeleCommunication Systems Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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