Senior Linux Systems Engineer

US Bank Atlanta, GA
U.S. Bank is seeking a Senior Linux Systems Engineer with multiple operating system support and troubleshooting experience to contribute toward the success of our technology initiatives.

The candidate will have a strong systems engineering background with hands-on experience using Linux/Unix application installations and configurations

Must be familiar with disciplines such as project management, problem management, change management, network/server monitoring and server backups/restores. Ability to analyze complex problems, meet operational needs, and develop integrated, creative solutions.

This position will require working with multiple groups such as Network, Security, Project MGT, Production Support, Application Development and Architecture. Strong communication and customer relations skills are a must.

Primary Duties and responsibilities:

* Installs, configures and maintains all LINUX/UNIX systems.

* Configuration, Hardening and security of LINUX/UNIX systems.

* Develop and maintain scripts for systems automation.

* Upgrades and improvements to systems architecture.

* Document planning, processes and procedures

* Investigate issues, working through to resolution.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

* Develop and maintain operational documentation and specifications on system builds and SOPs.

* Test and implement the latest and up-to-date version of all software installed on the servers.

* Act as a technical resource for all UNIX and Linux related questions within the organization.

* Troubleshoot and fix hardware and Operating Systems problems as they occur.

* Conduct routine hardware and software audits.

* Provide recommendations for hardware and system software planning and budgeting.

* Monitor system configuration to ensure data integrity and security.

* Assist Operations team with OS patching and Monitoring of the environment for availability and performance.

Successful applicants will exemplify US Bank's ethical principles of uncompromising integrity, respect for others, accountability for decisions and actions, and good citizenship.

Basic Qualifications

* Associate's degree or equivalent work experience

* At least 5 years experience within a total information technology (IT) environment.

* At least 10 years experience with the design, development and support of technology infrastructure.


* Must have 5 years of Linux or UNIX System Administration experience with Oracle Solaris 10, Linux RHEL6 or RHEL7. (Red Hat Certification is a plus)

* Expertise in installation and customization of Linux or Solaris, and the tools for automation on these platforms. eg: Ansible, Puppet.

* Strong understanding of Virtualization technologies, - VMware, RHEV, Oracle Virtual Machines, ZFS etc.

* Should be confident to technically lead project teams as well as deliver on stand-alone engagements

* Strong understanding of server security.

* Collaborate across teams on technology driven initiatives utilizing Ansible, Satellite and Jenkins running on Redhat / SuSE Platforms.

* Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities, schedule and meet deadlines in a fast paced work environment.

* Demonstrate effective time management and organizational skills in prioritizing and executing assigned tasks.

Preferred Skills/Experience

Extensive experience with:

RHEL6, RHEL7, Solaris 10, Solaris 11, VMware, RHEV, Satellite, Ansible, Puppet, UNIX Scripting,

Optional experience with:

Docker, Apache, Oracle Database, JBOSS, DNS, EMC Networker, Basic Storage Area Network Administration (SAN Storage, EMC Control Center, Storage Provisioning and Zoning). AIX 6.1, HP Server Automation (HPSA/Opsware), CISCO, HP, DELL, Oracle hardware.

Working experience with:

Change control, Hardware infrastructure, IT service management (ITSM), Information security management, IT systems management, Release management, Software distribution, System software infrastructure, Agile, DevOps

This is a high-availability Enterprise and will require after-hours and occasional weekend work.

Applicant will also be expected to participate in an on-call rotation to help support the business.

Applicant must be able to work independently but also be able to work well as a team member, should show good leadership skills, and have strong time management skills