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Linux Operations Engineer at Benefitfocus

Job ID:  395
Posted On:  Saturday, June 03, 2017
Closing On:  Monday, July 03, 2017
Job Listing Views:  29
Type of Job:  Full Time
Job Location:  Greenville
Education Required:  Associate's degree
Pay Rate:  Not Specified
Job Description: 

General Description;

  The Linux Administrator role provides Level One/Two support to the organization for all Linux systems. The successful candidate will work with engineering partners to implement, monitor, triage and repair issues that arise on the Linux systems and coordinate with vendors/partners on supporting infrastructure. This position requires operational experience supporting Linux in an enterprise environment.

Role and Responsibilities:

  1. Administration and support of complex Linux environments that may include segmented networks, firewalls and SAN attached storage.
  2. Automation on Linux using Ansible or bash scripting.
  3. Develop, document, and communicate solutions for operational issues in the Linux environment to include users, permissions, systems stability, incident response and problem resolution.
  4. Providing infrastructure support for the following relational databases: Oracle, Open Source DBs (MySQL, Postgres, Mongo).
  5. Optimizing existing computing resources to meet application needs.
  6. Providing capacity planning recommendations based on metrics to help establish and maintain standards, uniform procedures, and 24/7 service levels across all computing platforms.
  7. Introduce ideas for process improvement.
  8. Provide technical consultation to various groups within the organization.


Professional Qualifications and Requirements:

  1. Analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities.
  2. Ability to quickly develop an understanding of the organizations goals and objectives.
  3. Superior written and oral communication skills.
  4. Excellent architecture and technical support documentation skills.
  5. Strong interpersonal and consultative skills.


Technical Qualifications and Requirements:


  1. 1-3 years supporting UNIX/Linux based server environments utilizing SAN attached storage
  2. 1-3 years of experience building and supporting servers in a virtual environment.
  3. Experience with data protection and server hardening.
  4. Experience working within an ITIL framework preferred.
  5. Experience working in a PCI-compliant and/or PHI environment is a plus.
  6. Experience with Windows administration to include Active Directory a plus.
  7. Supporting UNIX/Linux systems for Oracle Databases a plus.


Educational Requirements:


Industry certifications, preferably UNIX/Linux related; ITIL a plus.

Associate or Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited University a plus.

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Employer is EEO:  This company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Students and alumni will be accepted and assigned to job opportunities and otherwise treated without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or disability, as well as other classifications protected by applicable state or local laws.

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