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Linux/Cloud Engineer

STIGroup, Ltd.
Glen Rock, NJ
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

About Us

STIGroup is an Information Security & Infrastructure Consulting firm with Clients located around the country but concentrated in the New York City area. We provide strategic Information Security & Infrastructure consulting services for our Clients as well as technical design, implementation, and support services for a variety of networking, system, and security technologies.
Job Description

We are looking for a full time, salaried Linux/Cloud Engineer to join our team. The role for this individual will be to support secure Cloud architectures with a focus on Linux platforms and DevOps automation.  Responsibilities will include various system, network, and security support, operations, and monitoring services as well as project-based consulting involving technology implementation and documentation. This individual will work with, and learn from, a team of professionals that is among the most talented and experienced in the industry. Consultants at STIGroup are encouraged to learn and grow, as professionals at a very aggressive pace; talent and dedication are essential.

The ideal candidate has excellent written and verbal communication skills, a passion for learning and understanding systems and operations automation and orchestration.


  • Verbal and written communication skills are essential
  • Ability to complete Tasks and or Projects within Time and Budget
  • Ability to work independently as well as interactively with other team members is essential
  • Working knowledge and experience with at least some of the following:
    • Linux system design and administration (installation, configuration, troubleshooting, maintenance, patching, log analysis, performance tuning, etc.)
    • AWS Cloud platform design and administration (compute, storage, DB, migration, network & content delivery services, etc.)
    • Scripting (Shell, Python, etc.)
    • Caching (Varnish, Memcached, etc.)
    • Web server platforms (Apache, Nginx, etc.)
    • Storage platforms (MySQL, ElasticSearch, etc.)
    • Log tools (Syslog, Logstash, Kibana, etc.)
    • Automation tools (Ansible, Jenkins, etc.)
    • Monitoring tools (Nagios, MRTG, etc.)
    • Security tools (SELinux, IPTables, OSSEC, etc.)



  • Monitor, troubleshoot and resolve operational issues in complex, multi-tier application architectures
  • Implement Linux and Cloud systems with automation tools
  • Cloud and traditional application architecture design, planning, assessment, and remediation around monitoring, operations, backups, logging, security, administration, disaster recovery, high availability, configuration management, automation, performance, capacity planning, etc.
  • Participate in Client application and architecture planning and development processes (both continuous and project based)
  • Perform ongoing system and cloud related administration tasks
  • Perform system and application log review and analysis in the context of operations and security
  • Implement and maintain automation solutions to make sure that no repetitive tasks need to be done manually

Positive Requirements

  • Minimum of a 2 year IT related degree and 4 years of production systems administration/support
  • Will consider work experience in lieu of education requirements on an individual basis
  • Hands-on technology implementation and troubleshooting experience
  • Ability to work in a variety of environments, have excellent follow-up skills, provide detailed documentation, and be able to work effectively and independently
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools
  • Ability to code and script
  • Experience with systems and IT operations
  • Strong grasp of automation tools
  • Comfort with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders
  • Type at least 40 words per minute
  • Be able to work sitting down at a desk with a computer for long lengths of time
  • Be able to work after hours or on weekends

STIGroup, Ltd.


Glen Rock, NJ



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