Linux Systems Engineer - SUSE
All Star Consulting - San Francisco, CA

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W2 Only - Unable to work with 3rd party candidates or agencies. Leading global retailer based in San Francisco seeks a Linux Systems Engineer. This position is for a lead technical role in the deploying business applications by designing, automating and deploying applications from bare metal to running application container on deployed infrastructure. Systems engineers should have a strong background in configuration management enabling standard configurations for systems, network, and storage components.

This is a hands-on role working collaboratively with development and operations to enable quick builds in parallel project driven Agile development environment. Deep focus and breathe of open source knowledge is required. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Participates in a team responsible for the design, implementation, and automate deployments of systems, network, and storage hardware and software. Expected to deliver innovation through automation to enable standard deployable units of infrastructure through multiple environments into production Point of contact for projects responsible to identify, design and deliver project infrastructure needs Partners with Project Managers, Technical Architects, Technical Managers, DBAs, Developers, QA, and Operations to ensure infrastructure deliverables have been deployed, validated and operational guidelines and documentation has been handed over.

Willing to assume any role within infrastructure or in the assigned project to drive delivery of the project within the standards set in infrastructure Influence others through presentations to the architecture group to drive initiatives and technical project designs Maintains a high degree of professionalism and mentorship as cross-training, knowledge sharing, and presentations are required Can organize, assemble and lead teams from multiple IT groups, and in some instances, may supervise daily work activities of assigned team(s) Focus on security best practices to ensure currency of our systems providing solutions and assistance in security and compliance activities. Required Qualifications 5-7+ years of UnixLinux experience Experience in managing system configurations with tools like Puppet, Chef or Cfengine Strong knowledge of Cisco IOS, Firewalls, load balancers Strong knowledge Java Tomcat and Apache Solid experience In-depth Ruby, Ant expertise Solid experience with storage networks and NASSAN hardware Experience in network design, architecture, configuration, integration and installation (switches, routers, firewalls), TCPIP, DHCP, VPN and DNS. Linux Systems Engineering (SUSE Linux and Redhat/Centos Linux specifically), IBM application stack DB2, Websphere Application Server, and MX, Scripting and automation with Ruby or Perl or Shell, Agile