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Senior Systems Engineer - LINUX/VMWare (Remote)

Senior Systems Engineer - LINUX/VMWare (Remote)

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This position will be part of the Linux Administration team responsible for managing our middleware tier on RedHat Linux in a virtualized environment utilizing VMware.  This position will work closely with other teams – Windows, Network, VMWare, Database and Security to maintain and seek ways to advance capabilities including expanding into the cloud infrastructure.


  • Ensure effective daily operations of company’s virtualized Linux systems in production, test and development environments; resolve help center tickets, performance and functional issues pertaining to RHEL, middleware tier (primarily JBoss) and VMWare.
  • Monitoring, alerting and reporting issues pertaining to RHEL, JBoss and VMWare.
  • Administration, install, upgrade, patch, migrate and maintain RHEL, JBoss and VMWare.
  • Collaborate with infrastructure teams, application development teams, testing and release teams to build out new environments and improve systems and processes wherever possible.
  • Provide on-call, 24x7 support, for production systems. Implement corrective procedures to resolve issues and minimize unplanned system outages.
  • Maintain and test replication, backup and recovery procedures to insure system recoverability including disaster recovery. Clearly document processes and results.
  • Remain abreast of industry trends and new developments to maintain leading edge.


  • Bachelors or Masters’ degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of 12 years of experience in IT including:
    • 6+ years in RedHat Linux
    • 5+ years in JBoss
    • 4+ years in VMWare
  • Strong working knowledge in other infrastructure disciplines including Database, Network, Storage and Security.
  • Experience with Cloud deployments/technologies is a plus.
  • Certification in RedHat, VMWare and Cloud Infrastructure is a plus.