Linux DevOps Automation Engineer

    • Austin, TX

Job Description
Senior UNIX Systems Administrator position on the Architecture and Automation team Responsibilities: Consistently create and support automation using perl, python, bash, etc within UNIX environments
Closely liaison with all teams across IT and the businesses for the UNIX infrastructure and support
As part of the architecture team, you will be influencing, designing and delivering service and reporting improvements
Provide and support server build automation
Manage & support servers from an OS perspective
Ensure servers are patched with the latest firmware and OS updates using tools provided
Ensure all servers are monitored
Identify existing and emerging needs, research and recommend innovative solutions to those needs
Own technical projects and drive them to successful completion
Join the on-call rotation providing 7x24x365 UNIX support. Some late night and weekend work will be required

Required Skills and Education
3+ years of strong UNIX system administrator experience, preferably RHEL and Solaris
3+ years of programming work (Python or bash or similar), including version control with Git
3+ years of experience with configuration management (Chef, SaltStack, Ansible, Puppet, or CFEngine)
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
Self-starter with the ability to analyze tasks and work independently
Must be a team player who is willing to teach, learn and share

Preferred Skills and Education
Preferred experience using Puppet to deliver infrastructure as a service (IAAS)
Experience with MySQL and web development using PHP and javascript
Solaris LDOM/zone experience on T series servers

About BAE Systems, Inc.
BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. People are the greatest asset in any Company. BAE Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

BAE Systems builds and optimizes technology that revolutionizes defense around the world.

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