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Linux Provisioning Engineer

World Wide Technology

This is a Full-time position in Dallas, TX posted June 21, 2021.

World Wide Technology Holding Co, LLC.

(WWT) has an opportunity available for multiple Linux Provisioning Engineers to support our client located in Denver, CO.

Location: Remote (prefer Dallas/Austin area candidates)

Duration: 6 months (with potential extension)

This position works at the highest level to ensure maximum efficiency of system deployment, uptime and availability.

The candidate will also be responsible for building Linux servers, from installing OS to end-state configuration to make the system ready for application install or production deployment.

This candidate must have the ability to demonstrate a broad knowledge level across multiple areas of information technology.

The candidate may also be involved as a key team member on strategic or enterprise-wide technology issues.

The ideal candidate will have real-world experience deploying, configuring and managing RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) servers on bare metal hardware as well as virtual machines.

Responsibilities:
Perform Linux Bare Metal and VM builds either manually or through the automated provisioning system (kickstart).

Have a general knowledge of server technologies, network and enterprise storage technologies.

Participate in the implementation of agreed upon solutions and strategies.

Serve as a primary technical contact on projects, as assigned.

Troubleshoot technical issues, using various internal and external resources.

Document technical problems, resolutions, and processes for assigned tasks and projects.

Experience following formal procedures for change and incident management.

Requirements:
Strong understanding of networking, infrastructure and client side architectures, software lifecycle, and system design.

Strong understanding of the Lenovo and Dell Server platform.

Working knowledge of enterprise deployment strategies (Kickstart, RHEL Satellite or Foreman).

Working knowledge of VM provisioning (Linux VMs).

Working knowledge in RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).

Working knowledge of Enterprise NAS/SAN technologies and Volume Manager technologies.

Excellent scripting skills, experience with Python, Perl and/or shell.

Working knowledge of RedHat High Availability (RHEL HA) is a plus.

Experience with system configuration/management tools (Puppet/Salt/Chef) is a plus.

Ability to follow System Run Books, defining day-to-day support, maintenance, troubleshooting knowledge base.

Excellent analytical skills and the ability to apply them towards the investigation of existing installations.

Must be able to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences.

Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Strong understanding of project management methodologies and processes.

Excellent time management and organizational skills.

2+ years RHEL6/7/8 Linux experience.

4+ years in enterprise server experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Differently abled

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