Linux Systems Engineer

Linux Systems Engineer
Location :Redmond, WA 
Duration: 6 Months

Description:
Job description
Build and maintain lab environments for application development and testing
  • Deep troubleshooting skills that involve analysis of logs, traffic trace, configuration data, automation tools to resolve one issue after another until software and systems are functioning
  • Develop prototypes for automation tools that would allow simplifying the operations of the environment being built and maintained. If it is not automated, your job is not done
  • Maintain an accurate picture of existing server, storage, networking and application software and virtual environments to support scaling against various requirements
 The challenges…

  • Creating and maintaining multiple lab, validation zones rapidly with minimal effort
What success looks like…

  • Mastering lab set up using traditional approach and at the same time get into the open source technologies. Attain good knowledge around process automation, virtual infrastructures.
  • Become a trusted advisor to our client and explore new opportunities with the team
What makes it rewarding…
  • The opportunity to obtain good experience in terms of system administration of test and validation systems
  • Accessibility and ability to learn various technologies daily in a high-paced execution environment 

Qualification
How others describe you…
  • Being a team player in the truest sense, with an ability to work with partners across different time zones
  • A work ethic to drive the tasks to finish on time, overcoming any obstacles along the way
  • A desire to take the initiative, seizing opportunities when you see them
  • You are a clear communicator who also listens well, follows directions, asks questions, and challenges the status quo
Skills and Background you will bring...
  • 8+ years of proven experience as a Linux systems administrator (must be either your current or most recent job)
  • Strong experience as a power user of IP/Ethernet networking including host networking involving high availability clustering
  • Superb troubleshooting skills in system start-up sequence, file system, package management, network connectivity, application, authentication related issues 
  • Hands-on, up-to-date experience with Ansible including playbook development, using playbooks for configuring systems, creating and using templates, creating and using Ansible roles is strongly desirable
  • 3+ years of proven experience as a private cloud administrator using VmWare and/or OpenStack is a major plus
  • Certifications such as RHCA : DataCenter, RHCS(applicable ones) or LFCS are essential  

Thank you,
Sachin Patil,
510-574-7988
sachin@apninc.com

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