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Unix/Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Holyoke, MA | Fully Remote

Posted: 01/27/23 Category: IT Infrastructure, Other Job Number: 18635

Job Description

Position: Unix/Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Location: Remote
Job Type: Contract
Duration: 5  months (with potential to extend)

Candidate Requirements
  • Our client is seeking an experienced Unix/Cloud Infrastructure Engineer Consultant who will be responsible for all aspects of system administration, architectural design and ongoing maintenance of a large Red Hat Linux deployment that resides on public and private cloud, along with physical systems.
  • The Consultant shall be comfortable working in a team environment and excel in collaborative problem solving.
  • The Consultant shall be experienced in the art of system administration, organized with an attention to detail, and above all, enthusiastic about the endless possibilities technology has to offer.
  • Consultant will work with a multi-disciplinary team of engineers dedicated to the reliable operation of the client’s markets services and his/her contributions will ensure that the organization accelerates its adoption of cloud technologies by identifying potential migration opportunities.
  • Consultant will be responsible for the defense of the IT systems by maintaining secure configurations, evaluating vulnerabilities, and ensuring the environment is up-to-date.

  • Deployment, configuration and troubleshooting of Red Hat Enterprise Linux server systems utilizing Ansible, Python, BASH, etc.
  • Configure and Troubleshoot Kubernetes deployments in VMware TKS and AWS EKS environments
  • Manage enterprise AWS deployment inside Control Tower environment
  • Monitor server performance and take appropriate actions (e.g. tune)
  • Perform operating system upgrades and assuring the quality of fixes and enhancements
  • Assist IT departments in analyzing and resolving operating system and application problems
  • Troubleshoot operational issues and assist with root-cause analyses
  • Engage with policy and procedure, change management, and service desk processes during daily activities
  • Provide technical knowledge needed to ensure effective and efficient changes to the IT infrastructure
  • Assist with product evaluations, architectural reviews and solution development for new capabilities

Required Experience:
  • Deep understanding of Unix operating system including system boot process, kernel configuration, account management, file system permissions, and network configurations
  • Configuration and management experience with Kubernetes deployments and container operations
  • Must have experience with AWS services, such as IAM, EC2, VPC, SSO, SSM etc.
  • Must have experience with automation solutions such as Ansible Core, Ansible Tower, and Terraform
  • Must have experience with utilizing Git source code control
  • Must have experience with DevOps methodologies, including utilizing GitOps to manage infrastructure
  • Must have excellent time management and communication skills; strong interpersonal and mentoring skills, as well as strong team orientation and communication
  • Minimum of 10 years related experience OR the equivalent combination of experience and education

Desired Experience
  • Solid understanding coding and scripting (BASH, Python, etc.)
  • Experience with backup solutions (Rubrik, NetBackup)
  • Experience with monitoring tools (CloudWatch, DynaTrace, etc. ) a plus
  • Experience documenting technical solutions utilizing Atlassian Confluence and Gliffy a plus
  • Experience implementing security standards such as CIS Benchmarks, AWS Foundational Security Best Practices, etc.

  • Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science, Information Systems, a similar engineering field or equivalent experience is required
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate preferred
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) preferred

Queen Consulting Group is an equal opportunity employer. Our goal is to promote an environment that helps our employees and clients appreciate the benefits that diversity provides.

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