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Sr. Linux UNIX Platform Engineer
Sr. Linux / UNIX  Platform Engineer
Location work will be performed: Eagan - MN
Job Title: IT - Systems Administrator III

Job Description: Job Title:  Sr. Linux / UNIX  Platform Engineer
Location: Eagan, MN/Hybrid

Postal Clearance Required Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder) 

We are seeking a UNIX / Linux Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Eagan, MN. This is an on-site position with no telecommute possibilities. Hybrid remote work may be allowed but expect to be on-site 2-3 days/wk. 

The perfect candidate must have a passion for improving process, eliminating waste in workflows and enjoy the technical challenges in a dynamic environment. Provides direction, communication and coordination between the infrastructure support teams and the applications development team(s) in their continuous deployment activities. The Engineer ensures that there are never repetitive tasks and that the infrastructure is kept up to date as the stack evolves. As processes change and the need grows, the Engineer automates as much as possible to accelerate work so the platforms infrastructure teams can deliver products earlier, consistently and more reliably. 

The ideal candidate will have the following skill sets in addition to the basic qualifications:
  • Very strong background in Linux/Unix Administration and troubleshooting O/S (SLES,RHEL) as well as Lifecycle activities. (Build, Patching, Decommission) 
  • Strong experience with Ansible and/or Ansible Tower (AWX) 
  • Experience in working and configuring open-source enterprise technologies to automate. 
  • Strong experience with additional automation/configuration management tools (Jenkins, Puppet, Chef, or an equivalent)
  • Fluency in multiple scripting languages (Python, Perl, Ruby or equivalent)
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services
  • Integration of Git, in continuous deployment
  • Strong experience with DevOps automation tools like Docker, Ansible.
  • Experience with DevOps monitoring tools like Nagios, Splunk.
  • Experience with Jenkins and Add-on Plugins like Jenkins DSL plugin and more.
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
Job Qualifications:
Basic Qualifications:
  • To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or associated discipline preferred and a minimum of 10 years of Systems Administration experience. Additional experience may be substituted for degree. 
  • Seven years of experience in Systems Administration of Solaris or SuSE Linux systems in a large scale production environment
  • Knowledge of the following product support practices and concepts:
  • Linux system build design and administration
  • Scripting languages (e.g. bash, ksh, perl, python, ruby, etc )
  • IT service level agreements
  • Performance monitoring, tuning, and debugging (e.g., GTF traces, and region and transaction dumps)
  • Process/product testing and verification
Knowledge of one or more IT platforms or products:
  • Red Hat OPEN SHIFT
  • Puppet
  • Ansible, Ansible Tower
  • VMWare/vSphere
  • Build automation into daily processes, including server builds, patching, and configuration analysis. 
  • Must be able to obtain a Position of Public Trust Clearance – US Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder), and must not have traveled outside the US for a combined total of 6 months or more in last 5 years. 
  • Must have resided in the US for the last 5 years
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
  • Knowledge of Oracle CRS
  • Solid understanding of RHEL 7
  • Proven knowledge with Python or Ruby scripting
  • Proven knowledge of Docker or Jenkins 
  • Red Hat Certifications are a plus.
  • Strong in the use of continuous integration and delivery processes and tools
  • no relocation assistance provided

Thanks & Regards,
T G Vamsi
US IT Recruiter
Lucid Technologies Inc
O: 214-385-4144 Ext: 214
F: 214-889-5857¬¬¬
W: www.LucidTechINC.com
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