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Sr. Linux Systems Engineer

The Judge Group Lone Tree, CO

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Job Description
Location: Lone Tree, CO

Sr. Systems Linux Engineer

Job Description:

The Linux Systems Engineer will lead in the planning, design, development, implementation, and execution of Linux systems engineering. Drives identification and adoption of best-in-class development. Designs, develops and implements platform enhancements and makes recommendations for improvements.


Duties and Responsibilities


• Experience with project management and workflow tools such as Agile, Jira, Scrum/Kanban/SAFe, confluence etc.

• Create Golden Image Linux templates for production and lab use, based upon industry best-practices and business requirements

• Hands-on experience with creating Linux system images and publishing to a repository system such as Artifactory, etc.

• Hands-on experience designing, implementing and optimizing Linux file-systems is required

• Development using a variety of languages which may include Python, Node.js, Java, Golang, or shell scripting

• Design, develop, and implement complex quality assurance tests, reporting, and analytics for Linux systems

• Design, develop and implement standard packages using various Linux package-managers (apt, yum, etc.)

• Interact with various stakeholders to understand their business needs, communicate project status and develop relationships to ensure satisfaction

• Expertly use tools and analytics to provide insight and make recommendations

• Write and review pull/merge requests in Git

• Leverage various data and technology resources to augment analysis

• Participate in visualization design and deployment review sessions to ensure all technical and functional requirements have been met

• Provide ad-hoc analysis to address specific business questions from stakeholder groups

• Participate in visualization design and deployment review sessions to ensure all technical and functional requirements have been met

• Mentor and lead junior developers in both design and technology



• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, and / or equivalent work experience

• Minimum six (6) years of engineering work experience

• Minimum five (5) years of experience in systems engineering

• Minimum three (3) years of experience with at least one of the following; Ruby, Node.js, JavaScript, C#, Java, Golang, and/or Python

• Hands-on experience creating Ansible playbooks for automation of standard system tasks

• Strong experience with LDAP mandatory

• Strong experience with logging systems such as Splunk, Graylog, Logstash, etc

• Strong experience with API-driven configuration

• Strong experience in the operational nature of a deployed software system

• Proficiency with code repositories, development frameworks, programming languages such as Ruby, Go and Python.

• Familiar with Test Driven Development (TDD)

• Understanding of RESTful design principals

• Ability to assess a problem and determine an effective course of action with sustainable solutions

• Aptitude to flourish handling multiple tasks, workload, changing priorities and tight deadlines

• Ability to assess a problem and determine an effective course of action with sustainable solutions

• Demonstrable Programming and scripting skills, especially as part of a larger team, Python, Bash (, and preference for X if you have them)

• Experience with physical hardware install, provisioning, and troubleshooting

• Experience with initial setup and installation to make resources available to team

• Experience with Linux troubleshooting, hardening, and performance tuning

• Experience provisioning physical and virtual compute resources for team use

• Strong experience with version control and workflow tooling such as GIT (GitLab, GitHub)

• Experience in working with Ansible, Chef, or Puppet for automation and configuration

• Familiarity with logging, monitoring, and alerting tools and setup

• Experience with Linux based infrastructure and Linux administration

• Experience with container technologies such as Docker

• Experience setting up and working with virtual machine technologies, VmWare, OpenStack, etc.

• Experience with CI technologies such as Jenkins, GitLab CI

• Offer technical support where needed, developing software for our back-end systems, and subsequent deployment sequences

• Strong documentation skills, able to create and update our processes documentation as needed

• Red Hat Certified System Administrator preferred

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