• Senior Linux Engineer

    Job Locations US-TX-Austin
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/4/2019 1:03 PM)
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  • Overview

    ProSphere is currently seeking a Senior Linux Engineer to join our team. Our ideal team member will have senior level experience with Red Hat Linux and strong architecture experience within a cloud environment. Candidates interested in growing with a dynamic team and working on challenging projects should apply. This is a full-time position located in Austin, Texas. Veterans are encouraged to apply.


    • Evaluate systems and upgrades for appropriateness
    • Oversee and implement system upgrade strategies
    • Assist in the design, implementation, and maintenance of complex solutions
    • Coordinate activities with other technical personnel as appropriate
    • Develop and analyze highly complex system standards, thresholds, and recommendations to maximize system performance
    • Maintain all server side Security Certificates to ensure compliance with the government's cyber security policy
    • Develop strategies to manage the frequency of installations of the support package releases and patch
    • Monitor system maintenance and provide technical recommendations for enhancement
    • Research current systems technologies and serve as subject matter expert on complex systems processes and procedures
    • Provide technical know-how to internal and external personnel on highly complex system administration and installation processes
    • Share knowledge and provide guidance to less experienced personnel
    • Coordinate with stakeholders to formulate complex technical solutions. Inform stakeholders of appropriate developments in technical support products
    • Responsible for installing and maintaining the Red Hat Linux 6 and 7 server operating systems and various Linux applications and services such as Apache, TomCat, Kerberos, LDAP, MySQL, Satellite Server, Centrify, Bash, Python, Ansible, and Perl scripting
    • Responsible for supporting Oracle database installations/environment and setting up shared storage
    • Responsible for the security posture and implementing patches of Linux assets during weekly maintenance windows (off-hours)
    • Provide immediate response to break-fix of Linux assets based on the customer's Core Business Systems (to include off-hours)


    • Master's degree in an Information Systems/Technology or engineering discipline, preferred
    • A minimum of 10 years’ progressive experience as a Senior Engineer within a Linux environment
    • Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA) or Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE), or Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC-3) level 3 certified
    • Experience utilizing Ansible
    • Thorough understanding and workings of Server protocols including, NTP, SMTP, SFTP, and email routing
    • Thorough understanding and workings of incident handling protocols, personally identifiable information, Server network procedures, and information handling
    • Excellent customer service, communication and organizational skills are required
    • Capable of working under pressure, handling multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Experience providing services to the federal government is preferred
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a clearance for persons in a position of public trust
    • Travel may be required
    • Ability to work overtime required on occasion
    • Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time



    ProSphere offers full-time employees a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, health insurance, life insurance, military leave, training, tuition reimbursement, a wellness program, short- and long-term disability, 401(k) retirement plan with company matches/immediate vesting, commuter benefits, and more.


    It is ProSphere’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


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