Senior Linux Systems Engineer - Jobs in Woodbridge, NJ - 319294

Kforce
Job Summary
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  • Job Type
    Full Time, Perm
  • Salary
    140000-160000 yearly
  • Telecommuting
    Work from home not available Travel not required



Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:Kforces client, a well-known firm, is seeking a Senior Linux Systems Engineer - VMware. This firm is paying a competitive package, is offering a tremendous opportunity for growth, and is a highly visible role (reports to the VP of IT). This position can sit in Woodbridge, New Jersey or the Bronx, New York.Responsibilities:* Design implementation, engineering, and administration of Linux computing systems hardware, software, and storage infrastructure supporting a mission-critical environment; these systems are core components of IT infrastructure supporting a large e-Commerce website* Lead or support numerous exciting projects including support for a large-scale, multi-year program transforming IT infrastructure into a hybrid environment consisting of modern local servers and storage systems with physical servers and virtual server instances connected to storage area networks, cloud technology, and hosted solutions* Support the build-out and transition to a new co-location data center using the latest Cisco networking and UCS server technologies, HP SAN solutions, Citrix NetScalers, and other data center infrastructure technologiesREQUIREMENTS:* You are not required to know everything listed below; In a nutshell, they need a strong Linux Engineer with VMware skills; experience with Storage and UCS is a plus* Hands-on experience with server hardware: IBM x series, Dell, and Cisco UCS* Hands-on experience with storage hardware: IBM v3700 family, HP 3Par T400, and 7400 (HP SAN is their new standard)* Deep understanding of storage and SAN technology: Virtual disk, LUNs, snapshot, replication, and thin provisioning* Experience in developing vendor and technology product score cards as part of technology selection process* Experience in log management processes using Syslog, Splunk, OSSEC and SolarWinds preferred* Expert knowledge of the Linux Kernel and hands-on experience with various Linux distribution: Red Hat 4, 5, 6, Centos 4, 5, and SUSE 9/10/11* Strong knowledge of virtualization technology: VMware (vCenter, vSphere 4 - 6, and ESX 4 - 6)* Possess in-depth working knowledge of Linux file systems and storage architecture* Strong knowledge of TCP/IP, HTML, HTTP, SSL, SSH, SFTP, DNS, Apache, Tomcat, and LDAP* Understanding of database and web application concept and architecture: Oracle, MSQL, and WebLogic* Familiarity with database connection methodologies: ODBC and JDBC* Understanding of system and storage design appropriate to support Oracle database and WebLogic application server* Strong understanding of Linux security principles, defense in-depth, firewalls, IPS/IDS, identity management, authentication, and encryption* Possess in-depth working knowledge of Linux patch management and related information security functionsKforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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