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Linux Engineer III - (Remote in TX, FL or NV only)

Las Vegas, NV
Role: Linux Engineer III - (Remote in TX, FL or NV only)
Location: (Remote in TX, FL or NV only)

Duration: 3 months Contract to Hire

Must pass a background/drug screen
Peak17’s direct client is seeking a Linux Engineer III to join their team in Las Vegas, NV on a 3-month Contract to Hire basis.  Although local candidates to Las Vegas are preferred they will consider candidates on a remote basis but they must live in Texas, Florida or Nevada

Position Summary:
The Linux Systems Engineer III manages and oversees design, administration, support and maintenance of enterprise-level Unix and Linux systems. The Engineer also provides expert professional assistance and internal consulting to departments on technical infrastructure design and support issues to meet business, operating and data management needs.

Summary Essential Job Functions:
  • Supervises and participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of plans, policies, systems and procedures to achieve long-range and annual goals, objectives and work standards.
  • Develops and maintains strong customer relationships to ensure effective service delivery and customer satisfaction; interacts with customers regularly to develop and refine requirements, gain agreement on solutions and deliverables, report on progress, monitor satisfaction, identify and resolve concerns and conflicts and seek cooperation, involvement and action to achieve mutual objectives.
  • Supervises and participates in managing infrastructure projects; develops project feasibility and scope of work project boundaries, detailed project plans, milestones and deadlines.
  • Coordinates the design, build, installation, maintenance and support of an effective, reliable interoperating infrastructure to promote the sharing of information and operations; oversees the monitoring of system and network performance; forecasts requirements and performs capacity planning studies; oversees maintenance and modification of systems to expand capacity and maintain operations to meet enterprise requirements; recommends the purchase and upgrade of server hardware and software.

Position Requirements:
  • BS Degree and or equivalent work experience in a technical discipline
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in advanced technical roles with substantive knowledge of all facets of IT operations management, high availability network, disaster recovery architectures, security, and application hosting in on-premise and cloud environments.
  • 5+ years of experience within Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
  • Experience in building and maintaining Red Hat Satellite
  • Experience in architecting, designing, configuring, managing and maintaining RHEL based software solutions.
  • Automation and orchestration using tools like Ansible and Terraform preferred.
  • Strong scripting experience in bash or python.
  • Experience in building and managing web servers such as Apache HTTP, Nginx and Apache Tomcat using automation and orchestration tools.
  • Experience in building and maintaining Kafka and ELK Clusters.
  • Experience in working with Git or GitLab.
  • Experience in setting up Amazon Web Services (AWS) environments using automation.
  • Must have experience implementing and managing large enterprise-class server environments.
  • Must be able to work closely within a high-performing team. Good attitude and ability to assist and integrate with other engineers are essential.
  • Experience in working in a VMware environment.
  • Familiarity with system and application monitoring tools such Solarwinds Orion, Prometheus, and AppDynamics
  • Practical understanding of networking - routing, subnets, UDP, TCP, IP, & VLANs.
  • Must have strong communication skills and ability to work individually, within a team, with other groups and with customers.
  • Required to rotate on-call duties including working after-hours maintenance windows as needed.
  • Must have ability to communicate complex technical problems concisely and professionally to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Word, Visio, and PowerPoint.
  • Comfortable managing highly-available complex infrastructure with 24/7 availability and support.

  • Some knowledge or experience with PostgreSQL database servers.
  • Some knowledge or experience with F5 Load Balancers.
  • Some knowledge or experience with Jira
  • Some knowledge or experience with Agile

For immediate consideration please submit your resume in Word format, along with daytime contact information.  LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY PLEASE unless you are willing to relocate yourself at your own expense.  Client is unable to provide H-1B Visa sponsorship at this time. All submittals will be treated confidentially.  Selected candidate may be asked to pass a comprehensive background, credit and/or drug screening.  Principals only, no third parties please.

Peak 17 Consulting (est. 2008) provides organizations of all sizes with high-quality, cost effective staffing services.  Clients tun to Peak17 for expertise in operational staffing and placement of Accounting/Finance, Human Resources, and Marketing professionals, as well as Information Technology resources.

Peak17 Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire
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