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Senior Linux Engineer (remote)

Vacancy code: SLEVB

We are looking for a Senior Linux Engineer for SkyConsult ( https://www.skyconsult.com/ ).
The ideal candidate is a problem solver with work experience in enterprise or carrier infrastructure, well organized and team player. Candidate will have the opportunity to develop his/her consulting skills, business processes knowledge and technical expertise by being exposed to our client’s complex business environment (oil & gas).

Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Act as a point of expertise, advise others in the team on best  practice and share knowledge; 
  • Act as lead for complex problem diagnosis and resolution and perform root cause analysis for service interruption issues;
  • Good understanding of data privacy and security considerations;
  • Perform Capacity forecasting and planning; 
  • Performance tuning and optimization and troubleshoot performance issues; 
  • Design and implement backup and recovery strategy; 
  • Ensure that system design complies with policies, standards, principles; 
  • Deliver quality project deliverables in engineering, support and/or consultation to other teams;
  • Develop, display, and maintain metrics for performance or reporting purposes; 
  • Handle incidents and perform root cause analysis for service interruption issues;
  • Work closely with other teams on troubleshooting issues as well as planning requirements for new service;
  • Automate administrative tasks using scripting languages;
  • Work with diverse technical and non-technical teams, including Development, QA, IT Operations, Customer Operations and Project Management teams 
  • reate and implement change requests as needed; 
  • Structure, draft and review technical documentation, document technical requirements and processes for technical and non-technical audiences. 

Skills & Experience: 
  • Experience with different distributions of Linux (Red  Hat/Debian/CentOS) environments; 
  • Experience in virtualization technologies (specifically VMware), IT  Security Compliance, system management/monitoring tools (NAGIOS), backup technologies (EMC Networker) are a plus;
  • Experience in managing network services such as NTP, DNS, SMTP, NFS,  HTTP/HTTPS, proxy servers;
  • Experience providing support in medium to large scale infrastructure  environments;
  • Experience with automation tools is a plus;
  • Experience in using ticketing systems;
  • Familiarity with RAID disk technologies & SAN infrastructure;
  • Familiarity with network infrastructure; 
  • IT Industry certifications are a plus (ITIL, RHCE, LPIC-2);
  • Proficient in at least 1 programming/scripting language – bash, perl,  python, ruby, etc.;
  • Excellent systems architect and design skills represent a plus;
  • Experience using virtualized environments public/private clouds  (VMware, Windows Hyper-V, Azure, AWS, Oracle Cloud); 
  • Troubleshooting skills:
    - Understanding and employing general methods for troubleshooting;
    - Diagnosing and troubleshooting system start up issues;
    - Diagnosing and troubleshooting file system issues;
    - Resolving package management issues;
    - Troubleshooting and fixing network connectivity issues;
    - Diagnosing application issues;
    - Identifying and fixing authentication issues;
    - Gathering information to aid third party investigation of issues.
  • High Availability and clustering: 
    - Configuring a high-availability cluster, using either physical or virtual systems;
    - Managing logical volumes in a clustered environment;
    - Configuring a GFS file system to meet specified size, layout, and performance objectives;
    - Configuring iSCSI initiators;
    - Utilizing multipath devices;
    - Configuring cluster logging;
    - Configuring cluster monitoring.
  • Security:
    - Configure intrusion detection;
    - Configure encrypted storage;
    - Restrict USB devices;
    - Manage PAM authentication;
    - Configure system auditing;
    - Configure SELinux;
    - Use OpenSCAP and other tools to audit security policy compliance.
  • Fluent Romanian & Russian (spoken and written);
  • English (spoken and written) is a plus.

Working conditions:
  • Remote position;
  • Shifts 7:00-19:00 / 19:00-7:00 (36 / 48 hours per week);
  • Attractive salary conditions plus bonuses;
  • Private medical insurance;
  • Professional trainings/certifications;
  • Career opportunities;
  • IT Park.

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