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Company: Cylon Technologies Cylon Technologies
 
Job Title:

Unix Engineer II

Job Category: Info Technology [ View All Info Technology Jobs ]
Job description:
This is not a straight Unix Admin, it’s a step up, Admin background but can also write scripts to automate infrastructure.


Unix Engineer II
Location: Lansing, MI
Duration: 6-12 month Contract
US Citizen, Green Card Holder, or H1B

The Unix Engineer II develops, supports, and deploys stable and cost-effective Unix environments. The Engineer plays a critical role in the installation and monitoring of Unix and Linux operating system and virtual machine sub-system software, as well as the deployment of various Unix server hardware components. The Engineer develops and maintains disaster recovery procedures and leverages these procedures regularly for system maintenance. Automation is an essential principle the Engineer we use for offloading standard work, so the team can continue engineering the high performance, scalable solutions that power the business. Cutting-edge technologies are a mainstay for supporting the dynamic environment.

Top Skills
•        Code Development (Python or equivalent) including continuous integration and continuous deployment technologies.
•        5 years of Linux infrastructure experience.
•        Understanding and experience in Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and Infrastructure as Code.

Required Skills
•        5-8 years of experience required.
•        Advanced knowledge of Linux and AIX operating systems and hardware including on multiple architectures.
•        Cloud systems engineering and deployments preferred.
•        Extensive knowledge and experience with hypervisors and virtualization, such as KVM, PowerVM, and PowerKVM.
•        Code Development (Python or equivalent) including continuous integration and continuous deployment technologies.
•        Understanding and experience in Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and Infrastructure as Code.
•        Extensive knowledge of Storage Area Networks (SAN)-based servers.
•        Experience with SAN Storage and Backup administration is a plus.
•        Project management experience including driving projects involving multiple technical and business teams.
•        Strong project and time management experience.
•        Extensive knowledge of programming language concepts.
•        Advanced knowledge of multiple scripting languages: Perl, KSH, Python required, bash optional.
•        Experience performing extensive scripting work for automation tasks.
•        Extensive knowledge using Restful API’s to automate work between applications.
•        Ability to balance and manage customer needs, daily responsibilities, and projects.
•        Ability to focus simultaneously on production duties and customer needs.
•        Experience with Azure cloud preferred

Essential Job Requirements
•        Architects and deploys Unix servers and operating systems, including server hardware, virtualization technologies, and Unix/Linux operating systems both on-premises and cloud-based.
•        Works with the capacity planning team to evaluate and tune system performance and right size virtual and physical servers.
•        Continuously evaluate emerging technologies and determine suitability for use and environment.
•        Responsible for the latest IBM Power, Cisco UCS, Dell, and HP equipment (often to their limits), and use virtualization, replication, and clustering to scale and protect the environment.
•        Develops and improves processing standards, procedures, and automation for use by IT staff in a constantly growing and evolving environment.
•        Focuses the majority of their time on project work with minimal oversight needed.
•        Provides technical support and servers as a cross-team technical lead to IT staff during systems designs, developments and deployments.
•        Participates in a 24/7 on-call rotation, providing level 3 escalations and project work.
•        Deep troubleshooting in an advanced, integrated environment.
•        Works closely with software vendors and coordinates third-party software installs and evaluates the compliance of installs to the organization standards.
•        Provides leadership and mentoring to junior staff in technical, customer, and project management skills.
•        Actively pursues opportunities to improve and automate team procedures and systems performances with Jackson developed, commercial, and third party open source automation tools.
•        Works with a sense of urgency and purpose and challenges the status quo.
•        Extensive knowledge of SQL for use with reporting and scripting.

Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and/or education.

Types of Projects
Supporting other teams’ projects from the Unix side
Working ticket queues
Internal Unix project work
Creating automation to handing future tickets

Team Size: Approximately 12


Skills: Top Skills
•        Code Development (Python or equivalent) including continuous integration and continuous deployment technologies.
•        5 years of Linux infrastructure experience.
•        Understanding and experience in Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and Infrastructure as Code.

Required Skills
•        5-8 years of experience required.
•        Advanced knowledge of Linux and AIX operating systems and hardware including on multiple architectures.
•        Cloud systems engineering and deployments preferred.
•        Extensive knowledge and experience with hypervisors and virtualization, such as KVM, PowerVM, and PowerKVM.
•        Code Development (Python or equivalent) including continuous integration and continuous deployment technologies.
•        Understanding and experience in Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and Infrastructure as Code.
•        Extensive knowledge of Storage Area Networks (SAN)-based servers.
•        Experience with SAN Storage and Backup administration is a plus.
•        Project management experience including driving projects involving multiple technical and business teams.
•        Strong project and time management experience.
•        Extensive knowledge of programming language concepts.
•        Advanced knowledge of multiple scripting languages: Perl, KSH, Python required, bash optional.
•        Experience performing extensive scripting work for automation tasks.
•        Extensive knowledge using Restful API’s to automate work between applications.
•        Ability to balance and manage customer needs, daily responsibilities, and projects.
•        Ability to focus simultaneously on production duties and customer needs.
•        Experience with Azure cloud preferred

Employment type: Contract (W2), Contract (corp2corp), Contract (1099)
Salary/Wage: Unspecified
 
Other Information
 
Degree: Unspecified
Experience (year): 5
Job Location: Lansing, MI Michigan
Address:
Zip/Postal Code: 48951
Post date: 06/10/2019 / Viewed 89 times
 
Contact Information
Company: Cylon Technologies
Contact Name: Tony Hoban
Contact Email: tony.hoban@cylontechnology.com
Address: 31700 West 13 mile rd. Suite 219a ,Farmington Hills , MI 48334 - Michigan
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