linux system engineer

Hillsboro, Oregon, United States


Linux Administrator

Hillsboro, OR

Full Time Position

Its an immediate position client wants to close this position ASAP.

Job Description:

Provide advanced Linux (RHEL, CentOS) troubleshooting and technical support to the engineering organizations

Experience in an enterprise setting (eg. at least hundreds of machines under management, tickets, change management, etc.)

Assist in day-to-day maintenance of the engineering infrastructure, including Linux system builds, configuration & security management, patching, automation and system upgrades, troubleshooting complex technical issues

Proficient in all aspects of Linux operating system administration including system installation, configuration management, high performance computing, security, package repositories, patching and installation of third-party software in very large environments

Solid understanding of Linux-based operating systems including virtual memory management, kernel memory accounting, daemons, devices, device drivers, loadable modules, filesystem concepts and SELinux

Skilled in one or more configuration management tools to support large environments (i.e. Puppet, Ansible, Chef, SaltStack, or others)

Understanding NFS, DNS, NTP, LDAP, and other critical components of large Linux environments


Some real programming experience (Python, PERL, Ruby, Java, etc.) as well as shell scripting (moderately advanced in shell)

Linux certification (Red Hat, Linux Foundation or equivalent)

Soft skills:

Good communication and written skills

Team player


Good Customer Service skills

Ability to document processes, solutions, issues and risks

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