Sr. Linux Systems Engineer


Encore Technologies

Sr. Linux Systems Engineer

Encore Technologies is seeking a Sr. Linux System Engineer. You will be the Linux Systems subject matter expert for the organization, leading projects involving the architecture, design, and integration of enterprise Linux solutions.


• Lead projects of the small, medium, and large sizes from inception to completion

• Lead efforts of automation including internal tooling, streamlining, and provisioning of new Linux machines whether physical or virtual

• Perform scripting such as Python, bash, etc.

• Infrastructure automation using Puppet, Chef, Ansible, etc.

• Perform configuration management using contemporary solutions

• Review and audit system logs daily

• Support networking technology (DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP/UDP, etc.)

• Interface with customers to resolve system issues and access requests

• Perform system troubleshooting and escalate when appropriate

• Help coordinate and execute system updates

• Containerization using containers, Kubernetes, etc.

• Mentor more junior Linux system team members


• 8 – 10 years of related Linux experience (RHEL/CentOS)

• Strong experience with VMware provisioning virtual machines using Ansible, Puppet, Chef, etc.

• Experience supporting Linux running Databases and other servers

• Advanced troubleshooting of Linux servers including database and web

• Experience building software modules

• Scripting experience leveraging Python, bash, etc.

• Experience with containerization utilizing containers, Kubernetes, etc.

• Solid system monitoring experience

• Advanced Linux break/fix experience

• Experience supporting networks (TCP/IP/UDP, DNS, DHCP, etc.)

• Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or a related field or equivalent hands-on experience

• Strong communication skills, (both written and verbal) and technical documentation skills

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