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Senior Linux Systems Engineer

Company: Acxiom
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 23, 2019

Job Description:

Senior Linux Systems Engineers ensure the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of information systems that support core organizational functions and customers. You will achieve this by monitoring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all operating systems assigned. You will apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate, and resolve issues in order to maximize the benefit of IT systems.What you will do:


  • Automate Public and Private cloud environments by utilizing tools such as Chef, VMware vRealize Automation, VMware vROPs, VMware Log Insight and Foreman
  • Architect and build systems in both AWS (Multi-region) and Axiom Private cloud
  • Architect and build VMware vSphere/ESXi 6.5 clusters in a multi-site environment
  • Configuration Management of servers with Chef
  • Utilize scripting languages such as: ruby, python, bash, and PowerShell
  • Follow a continuous deployment, continuous integration model for server provisioning and application deployment
  • Set configuration standards for automation, virtualization, storage and Linux systems
  • Address escalated infrastructure issues, and monitor infrastructure components for performance, capacity, failures, and uptime
  • Work within strict time frames following change management protocols to provide maximum uptime
  • Implement, review, and adhere to security policies along with working with audit teams.
  • Research and remediate system vulnerabilities
  • Interact and coordinate with architects, vendors, hardware engineers, operating system engineers, and internal business partners
  • Professionally represent the Engineering and Delivery team as a technical consultant on projects
  • Maintain documentation of all infrastructure related components including build and modifications
  • Maintain a solid working knowledge of current infrastructure and future trends
  • Participate in on-call rotation providing "Always On" support

    Do you have?

    • Bachelor's degree in related field of study, or equivalent work experience
    • 7+ years related experience
    • Senior level experience in working with VMware ESX, and in Red Hat Linux, Oracle Enterprise Linux, or comparable
    • Experience with configuration management such as Chef, Puppet, or Ansible
    • Extensive scripting experience with Ruby, python, bash or other scripting type languages
    • Automation experience in Public and Private cloud environments, with a strong understanding of infrastructure as code
    • Experience in continuous deployment and lifecycle management using tools such as Git, Stash, and Jenkins
    • Senior Linux engineering skills, and working knowledge of Windows
    • Hands on administration and automation of VMware environments
    • Hands on administrator of SAN, direct-attached and local storage
    • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

      What will set you apart:

      • Experience with VMware vRealize automation and operations, along with Chef, Foreman and Katello
      • Experience with operating systems including VSphere ESXi, Red Hat, CentOS and Oracle Enterprise Linux
      • Experience configuring and administrating high availability clusters, and disaster recovery implementations
      • Knowledge of Software Defined Networking and Storage
      • Knowledge in Security compliance including PCI and SOX
      • Experience configuring and maintaining Cisco UCS environments
      • Experience supporting cloud environments such as Amazon Web Services
      • Experience with multiple scripting/programming languages including Python, Ruby, JAVA, .NET, and Powershell
      • Experience with Hadoop
      • Experience with project management collaboration tools and processes including Jira, Confluence, and Scrum
      • VMware: Data Center Virtualization (VCP-DCV)
      • Linux: Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
      • Windows: MCITP, MCSE, MCSA, MCP
      • ITIL v3 Foundations Certified
      • AWS certifications
      • CISSP Certified

        #GD17

        Primary Location City/State:Austin, TexasAdditional Locations (if applicable):ConwayAcxiom is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics or other protected status.

Keywords: Acxiom, Austin , Senior Linux Systems Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Austin, Texas

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