Linux Engineer

New York, New York 10036 | contract

Post Date: 03/05/2018 Job ID: 15913 Industry: SOFTWARE ENGINEER
Linux Engineer / Systems Engineer
New York, NY

Contract Role

The ideal Linux Engineer background will include:
  • 5+ years of Linux experience in an enterprise environment 
  • Detailed knowledge of Linux systems (recent versions of RHEL, CentOS) 
  • Familiar with virtualization concepts – hypervisors, guests, containers. 
  • Proficient at operating a Linux system via the command line environment 
  • Shell scripting – ability to automate daily command-line operations with reliability in mind.
  • Bash familiarity required 
  • Familiar with networking concepts such as IP addressing, routing, firewalling and basic network troubleshooting tools such as netstat, traceroute, telnet. 
  • Familiar with basic security concepts and best practices related to authentication, auditing and access monitoring such as ssh, sudo, syslog 
  • Working knowledge of software packaging concepts based on RPM and yum 
  • Exposure to public and private cloud technologies and services such as Openstack, AWS, etc. 
  • Hands-on experience with infrastructure logging, monitoring, and alerting tools 
  • Troubleshooting knowledge of network routing and protocols is beneficial, exposure to packet tracing tools such as tcpdump and Wireshark is ideal
Linux Engineer / Systems Engineer - 15913
Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.
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