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Linux System Engineers

Ref: US_EN_6_916327_1465225

Posted on 14 September 2022

2 Openings.  One Lead level and a more Junior level position. Predominantly remote and would prefer regional or NYS candidates if possible.   Will be supporting the Linux team and the Web Services Team.  Must have Linux experience (RedHat, Ubuntu). VMWare would be a plus.  Along with Scripting (BASH/Pearl) skills.  Any Cloud experience would be nice but not required.

The Linux System Engineer manages and administers on-premise and

cloud-based infrastructure services, including virtual infrastructure,

operating systems, storage, maintenance and security patching, backup

and disaster recovery preparedness, and performance monitoring.

Orchestration and automation are key deliverables of the individual with

this role. Scripts, code, and development are required in order to allow

for the quick and seamless delivery of solutions within both cloud and on

premise solutions. Design, setup and maintenance of a continuous

infrastructure integration stack, including source control, build servers,

automated testing, automated monitoring and solution deployment will

be required.


  • Leads analysis of use case requirements, design solutions,

and deploy on premise or cloud based infrastructure.

• Provide expertise in on premise virtual infrastructure,

specifically in clustered high availability environments.

  • Provides assistance in integrating on premise solutions with

cloud solutions.

  • Orchestrates and automates the deployment of solutions

hosted on both cloud services and on premise


  • Leads, advises on and completes proactive performance

monitoring, analysis, alerting, reporting, and tuning.

  • Leads, advises on and completes proactive capacity

analysis and provision solutions.

  • Leads, advises on and completes maintenance activities

including deploying patches and ensuring that firmware and

software are up to date.

  • Leads, advises on and completes incident and problem

analysis, resolution, and follow-up to ensure platform


  • Maintains an interoperability Matrix in order to ensure

cross-vendor compatibility.

  • Creates, reviews, and maintains technical documentation

including solution designs and reference guides

  • Leads discussions of new products and services that will

help enhance the delivery of infrastructure services;

engages vendors as appropriate.

  • Prepares necessary paperwork and documentation to

ensure conformance to standards and


  • Leads, advises on and completes implementation and

maintenance activities during business hours as well as

outside of business hours.

  • Provides 24-hour on-call support when scheduled.
  • Serves as a technical escalation point to others serving in

on-call roles.

  • Maintains a broad knowledge of technology, equipment,

and/or systems. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties

as assigned.

  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in related discipline such as Computer Science,

Business, Data Science, Engineering, or an equivalent combination of

education and experience required.

Must have Linux experience (RedHat, Ubuntu).

VMWare would be a plus.

Scripting (BASH/Pearl) skills. 

Over 3-5 + years of related experience required;

Experience leading a team of System Engineers strongly preferred

If you are interested in this position, please contact Mike Keegan with Modis at 585-465-1236 and/or send Mike your resume at:


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