Linux System Engineer

    • Woodbridge, NJ

Kforce's client, a growing technology firm located in Woodbridge, NJ is seeking a Linux Engineer. The position can sit out of the Woodbridge, NJ or the Bronx, New York office. Key requirements for this role: Linux engineering skills; Ansible or Puppet and scripting experience (any language). Overview: This location is easily commutable by train and by car with ample parking available. Additionally, the firm is offering a competitive benefits package. Furthermore, we have placed several professionals with them over the years, and they love working for them. This is a highly visible that reports to the senior executive in the firm. The Senior Linux System Engineer (SE) is responsible for the design, implementation, engineering and administration of Linux computing systems hardware, software and storage infrastructure supporting a 24x7 mission-critical environment. These systems are core components of IT infrastructure supporting a large e-Commerce website, plant operations, delivery logistics and general business services. The position provides senior-level system administration support for our e-Commerce & Logistics website and associated applications and systems. Duties Include:

  • Architecting systems infrastructure solutions to deliver business applications and contenting to customers at low latency and high throughput
  • Designing, implementing and supporting Linux computing systems hardware and software infrastructure using the following service models: on premise, co-location data center facility
  • Application Service Provider (ASP), managed hosted, SaaS cloud, PaaS cloud, IaaS cloud and hybrid
  • Providing system architecture, implementation, system administration, troubleshooting and operational supporting for an e-Commerce & Logistics website environment

  • MS in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related, or foreign equivalent, plus 2 years of related systems administration/engineering experience, or BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related or foreign equivalent, plus minimum 6 years of related systems administration/engineering experience
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) or Oracle Linux certification preferred
  • VMware Certified Professional preferred, Cisco Data Center (UCS) certification, preferred
  • Red Hat 4,5,6, Centos 4,5, SuSe 9/10/11 and Oracle Linux 5-7
  • An ideal candidate is someone who has puppet or ansible experience as well as scripting background.
Please note that you are not required to know everything listed on this position. Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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