Kforce is immediately seeking an experienced Senior Linux Systems Engineer in support of our enterprise telecommunications and mass media client based in Englewood, CO. Our client strives to connect their customers to superior communications and entertainment products with the highest quality service.Summary:The Senior Linux Systems Engineer will lead in the planning, design, development, implementation, and execution Linux systems engineering for the company Datacenter. The Senior Linux Systems Engineer drives identification and adoption of best-in-class development. Designs, develops and implements platform enhancements and makes recommendations for improvements.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, and / or equivalent work experience
Red Hat Certified System Administrator certification preferred
8 years of experience in UNIX/Linux engineering/administration
Solid (RPM and Debian) Linux engineering, troubleshooting, testing and hardening experience
Experience using new RPM tools like ip, dnf, nmcli
Experience using apt, ubiquity, debian installer, ufw
Familiar writing, reading and understanding yaml, and json files
Automation/Scripting skills: perl, bash and python
Experience designing, implementing and optimizing Linux file-systems
Experience with vcenter, vmware ovftool, and hashicorp vault and packer tools
Knowledge of CIS Workbench hardening, Linux Test Project and eliciting test cases; Experience with Linux troubleshooting, hardening, and performance tuning
Gitlab experience creating workflows, CI/CD pipelines, setting variables
Familiar with Test Driven Development (TDD)
Experience with LDAP mandatory
Experience with API-driven configuration
Able to write and review pull/merge requests in Git
Experience with creating Linux system images and publishing to a repository system such as Artifactory, etc.
Can clearly and professionally communicate with peers and solution vendors, both in person and through approved electronic communication means.
Ability to schedule and coordinate multiple projects, communicate project requirements and objectives
Ability to meet deliverable objectives with minimal supervision
Understanding of Telcom or related service provider services and technologies
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:HoursMinimum Compensation:51.00Maximum Compensation:61.00