Unix Linux Operations Engineer - 2751434 (BBBH474) Sunnyvale, California

Salary: Market Rates


Job Responsibilities:

  • Production support of a highly complex Linux/FreeBSD multi-tier infrastructure.
  • Requirements gathering and identification of dependencies including operations, networks, hardware and external teams.
  • Deployment of large-scale environment, including OS, Application and external requirements (ACLs, VIPs, etc) for 100's-1,000's of devices at a time.
  • Communication & coordination with internal / external groups and operations.
  • Status monitoring and reporting for selected projects.
  • Act as subject matter expert for the project and advise/drive engineering teams on best practices to execute.



Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • Significant, proven experience working in a UNIX (RHEL / BSD preferred) environment as a System Administrator/Engineer
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills, including application and network-level troubleshooting ability
  • Experience supporting a large-scale production deployment
  • Proven experience developing tools and automations using scripting languages
  • (e.g., perl, sh/bash/tcsh, etc.)
  • BA/BS in related field or equivalent experience
  • Apache/SVN/RPMs/Open Source (such as Puppet) application support experience
  • Experience leading peers and demonstrating accountability for area of responsibility
  • Experience organizing projects and reporting on status as well as driving issues to resolution
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-driven / Self-motivated



Preferable Job Qualifications:

  • Proven experience developing tools and automations using scripting languages
  • (e.g., perl, sh/bash/tcsh, etc.)
  • mySQL experience, including data mining / report generation.
  • Experience working with Development in a DevOps role.
  • Experience with best practices such as High Availability, BCP, Capacity Planning, etc


** Please note that this is a W-2 Contract Position**