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Linux System Build Engineer- Must Reside locally

ESG Consulting

Posted on Sep 2, 2021 by ESG Consulting

Atlanta, GA 30301
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Our client is seeking a traditional Sr Linux System Engineer for the design and build out of Linux OS infrastructure. ....MUST RESIDE IN ATLANTA to do the job.... Ideal candidates will have design and buildout experience of traditional Linux/Unix environments with good Automation experience.

.* You must be our W2 employee - we cannot sponor Visa's.*

Onsite 2 days a week 1 week then 3 days a week the next week, then back to 2 days then 3 days on an ongoing basis.


Design, Install, Configure, and Manage Linux environments.

Strong Administration of Red Hat/Oracle Enterprise Linux operating system and various Linux OS

Create, Manage, and Apply automation for deployment and configuration

Provision server build out within virtualization such as SAN

Assist with WebLogic, Tomcat and JBoss installation and administration when necessary

Assist in planning, installing and administration of Disaster Recovery for Linux Servers

Ensure all Unix/Linux based Servers are adhering to change control and are audited

Understand and able to configure Postfix, DNS/bind/named, NTPD, SSH, LVM, multipath, Samba/CIFS

Ensure quarterly server patching

Maintaining documentation and diagrams for both daily operations and Disaster Recovery

Assist Backup Administrator with Unix/Linux backups using Commvault

Create, update and follow SOPs and other documentation (ex. Change and configuration management.)

Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications (Must Have)

Design and build out experience

5 - 10 year's administrative experience with Linux Red Hat preferred +, Other Linux distribution)

1 year minimum with automation (Puppet, Chef, Salt, Ansible, etc)

Five (5) years of systems-level Scripting/programming experience (bash, Korn, KSH, Perl, python, C, etc)

Three (3) years of experience VMware Virtualization administration experience

Must be a team player with appropriate corporate conduct

A solid understanding of TCP/IP, routing, sockets and experience w/using utilities such as nmap, tcpdump, snoop and Wireshark.

Understanding of PKI

Some networking experience with a focus on Cisco hardware a plus

Outstanding communications and interpersonal skills


Health, Dental, Vision, 401K


ESG Consulting is an award-winning national provider of diversified information technology consulting services to Fortune 1000, public sector entities, and emerging growth firms nationwide.

Founded in 1986, ESG offers more than 32 years of experience in the IT staffing, Engineering and consulting industry. While local to Atlanta we are headquartered in Santa Clara.

ESG is an equal opportunity company. Our flexible management culture believes in creating a business environment that fosters personal and professional growth and achievement. We make ESG a place where people are treated not as employees but as "partners".

Reference: 1306797985

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