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Englewood, CO

Senior Linux Systems Engineer

LocationEnglewood, Colorado 80112
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-11-19
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Valid Through2023-10-12

Job Description:

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

Desired Experience:

  • 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

Job ID: 5436193710080812823

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