Senior Linux Systems Engineer
Trion Worlds - Austin, TX

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As a US employer, Trion is required to verify all employees, regardless of citizenship or national origin, are eligible to work in the United States.

Trion Worlds is searching for an exceptional Senior Linux Systems Engineer to help manage the infrastructure for our corporate and game environments. The Senior Linux Systems Engineer is responsible for defining and establishing system-administration functions for server infrastructure, including Linux, deployment automation, high availability, and disaster recovery. Ideal candidates will have strong technical, communication, and organizational skills, and will be able to learn and adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment.


Deploy and maintain secure Linux environments across multiple product lines

Guarantee 100% consistency in deployments, versions, configs, etc. through automated deployment and config management tools

Support multiple groups by designing, deploying, and managing a distributed, fault-tolerant infrastructure

Install and configure new software and hardware as required

Write and manage technical documentation, policies, and procedures

Provide input and participate in strategic planning sessions

Conduct disaster-recovery and business-continuity planning

Help define and establish common and advanced system-administration functions

Develop project plans related to capacity management, disaster recovery, and user management

Provide after-hours support through an on-call rotation

Complete work requests received through the help-desk ticketing system meeting defined SLAs


Mastery of Redhat Enterprise-based Linux distributions

Strong understanding of Kerberos, RADIUS, LDAP, DNS, package management, and SELinux

Familiarity with storage area networks, iSCSI protocol, NFS, and multipathing in Linux

Understanding of application load balancing

Solid understanding of complex IP networks, VLANs, and trunking

Strong interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication, time management, project management, and conflict resolution

Proficiency in presentation of technical and business subjects to technical and non-technical audiences

Strong problem solving skills: innovation, collaboration, analysis, inductive reasoning

Strong work ethic, attention to detail, and drive to be successful; ability to work independently with minimal supervision or assistance

5+ years of real-world experience implementing and managing enterprise technology projects, ideally in a 24/7 environment

BA/BS in any area of sciences or engineering


Experience with software such as Splunk, Tripwire, HP Insight Control, and Hadoop clusters

Experience with VMware, HP Blades, F5 BIGIP, Citrix Netscaler, and Windows Server 2008

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