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Senior Linux Engineer

Company: Allstate Identity Protection
Location: Roseland
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSummary/ObjectiveAt InfoArmor, our priority is to maintain the security of our participants. As a member of our engineering team, you will be working to streamline/unify existing environments, maintain and expand capacity, work closely with developers and stakeholders to maintain and grow the environment with new proven technologies. Excellent communication and team skills are required as well as the ability to juggle multiple projects, document your work, master utilities and demonstrate a strong background in Information Security. Essential Functions

  • Automation first system and software administration. Ability to scale effort to meet the demands of varied infra requirements. Desire to use code as a source for executing changes and modifying configuration.
  • Incorporating, tuning and adapting new security features, policies, procedures and strong systems
  • Familiarity with a multitude of OSS tools and utilities for managing, monitoring and troubleshooting Linux infrastructure and networks
  • Experience with deployment to secured facilities
  • Recommend and execute Linux server hardware and software configuration, installation, patching, integration, upgrades and performance security tuning
  • Support daily operations to Linux server such as capacity management, performance monitoring, provisioning, and network systems connectivity
  • Define and implement automated system installation/configuration procedures, familiarity with configuration management tools (Chef/Puppet/Salt/etc)
  • Experience administering servers, backup operations and systems monitoring in multiple and complex network server environments
  • Strong troubleshooting and diagnostic skills, particularly with networking and the TCP/IP stack
  • Management of all VMware based infrastructure for the company, including its ESXi clusters
  • Configuration and management of network storage technologies including SAN, NAS and NFS
  • Networking and network security experience, including routing and switching, packet sniffing, managing SSL certificates
  • MySQL, MariaDB AdministrationCompetencies
  • Technology
  • Business Acumen
  • Communication
  • Consultation
  • Critical Evaluation
  • Ethical Practice
  • Global & Cultural AwarenessSupervisory ResponsibilityThis position has no supervisory responsibilities.Work EnvironmentThis job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers and smartphones. Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Position Type/Expected Hours of WorkThis is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. This position regularly requires long hours and weekend work.TravelTravel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected.Required Education, Experience, and Skills
  • BS in Computer Science or Engineering preferred
  • 5+ years of hands on enterprise in LINUX administration
  • Hands-on experience with implementing high performance and high availability design patterns.
  • Ability to configure and deploy server builds
  • Linux shell scripting, understanding of at least one programing language (Python, Java, PHP)
  • Experience with creation and management of VMware based virtual infrastructure using ESX/ESXi
  • Strong experience with Linux (RedHat, Ubuntu) administration
  • Must have desire to learn new skills and work with new technologies
  • MySQL, MariaDB administration
  • Apache configuration and troubleshooting Preferred Education and Experience
  • Hands-on experience with implementing high performance and high availability design patterns.
  • Kubernetes or other container experience
  • Orchestration or pipeline experience
  • F5 experience
  • Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery
  • VMware ESXi experience
  • Experience optimizing environments for high performance
  • Experience with planning for SLA-quality support
  • Certifications are a plus Additional Eligibility QualificationsAAP/EEO StatementInfoArmor is an Equal Opportunity EmployerOther DutiesPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. #LI-remote

Keywords: Allstate Identity Protection, New York , Senior Linux Engineer, Engineering , Roseland, New York

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