Linux Systems Engineer Job
SuccessFactors - Arlington, VA

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Location: United States - VA - Arlington

We are looking for a bright, driven, Linux Systems Engineer with DevOps experience to work within a team to automate application deployments within the product deployments group. In this role, the candidate will be required to write scripts, programs, mcollective agents, and/or puppet modules to manage the different aspects of product deployments. This is an ideal position for a systems engineer with a passion to automate as much as possible to streamline processes for operations. Must have experience with cloud technologies like VMWare, Amazon EC2, Rackspace and familiar with creating scripts to take advantage of APIs. Ruby on Rails is used for web interface for the environment so the candidate should be familiar with both ruby and Ruby on Rails.

Job Responsibilities

  • Utilize configuration management framework (Puppet) to deploy and manage systems.
  • Support puppet infrastructure
  • Monitor, maintain and optimize puppet modules.
  • Develop scripts and programs to automate applications and/or customer deployments
  • Write unit testing (RSPEC) for scripts and programs related to automation for QA environment.
  • Identify and document areas of opportunity for improvements with recommendations.
Job Qualifications

  • BS/MS in Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess initiative to identify and propose potential system and process improvements
  • 5 or more years experience with administering Red Hat, CentOS, or SuSE servers
  • Strong shell scripting skills with BASH, Perl, or Ruby scripting languages
  • Experience with Oracle 11g and MySQL.
  • Experience with configuration management tools like Puppet
  • Experience with Tomcat and JBOSS
  • Experience with version control systems like Subversion, Git, or Mercurial.
  • Experience with F5 load balancers
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