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Linux (Red Hat) Engineer
Company: TEKsystems
Location: New York
Position Type: Full Time, Employee
Job Category: Engineering
Linux (Red Hat) Engineer

Our client in Manhattan is looking for a Senior Red Hat LINUX Engineer. If you would like to apply for this position, please send a Word version of your resume to [email address removed].

You will be reporting to a Manager who sits in California however he will be flying to New York to do the interviews. The New York Office is by Greenwich Village but there is also the option to do some telecommuting in this position.

Essential Responsibilities:

-Participate in the design, implementation, maintenance and support of server and network hardware and software
-Troubleshoot system problems to identify root cause and determine path to resolution
-Develop automation tools to enable efficient administration and management of systems
-Participate in developing a strategic road map for performance and capacity for growth
-Identify opportunities for performance tuning of systems and applications
-Implement and periodically validate backup/recovery solutions
-Perform periodic security audits and vulnerability assessments
-As a project team member, draft technical requirements and designs; develop and execute test and implementation plans; provide insight in to issues pertaining to schedule, resourcing, and risk
-Present proposed technical solutions and other materials to various teams within the organization
-Create and maintain technical documentation pertaining to systems infrastructure

Job Specifications/Requirements:

-Bachelor degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience
-6+ years systems administration and engineering experience, preferably in a web-centric, digital media or e-commerce environment
-4+ years engineering and supporting a large-scale, high performance, highly available 24x7 production systems environment
-Expert-level understanding of Linux-based systems, preferably RedHat or SuSE
-Significant experience implementing and maintaining systems and network monitoring tools, such as Sitescope, Nagios, MRTG
-Significant experience with web and application server technologies, including Apache, PHP and Java application servers such as Tomcat or JBoss
-Significant experience with Storage Area Networking (SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS) technologies
-Hands-on experience with networking and load-balancing technologies from Cisco, F5, and other top vendors
-Hands-on experience with one or more RDBMS platforms, preferably MySQL or Oracle

Required Skills:

Join TEKsystems® and get your career on the fast track. As the leading technology staffing and services firm, we are passionate about deploying high-caliber IT and communications expertise. To satisfy our constant need for expertise, we actively seek talented Technical Professionals with all levels of information technology and communications skills. TEKsystems knows that every professional has different needs, so we'll work together to determine a suitable benefits package. We offer options to our Technical Professionals that could include: a health plan, 401k, provisions for vacation and holiday pay, and technical and professional training. With a foundation as the nation's largest IT staffing firm, we've become a billion-dollar services company by blending superior client service with an unrivaled ability to source and manage talent to precise specifications, resulting in successful technology executions. Allegis Group and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. M/F/D/V

Contact Information
Contact: Robert Douglas Minck

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San Francisco,CA 94103
Phone: (415) 343-6014
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