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Linux Engineers develop and implement technical solutions by maintaining, supporting, and developing Linux on various platforms. Example resumes of Linux Engineers highlight skills like participating in projects as directed, including planning and the implementation of new applications and projects infrastructure; and performing troubleshooting, performance tuning, and issue resolution of applications. Those interested in becoming Linux Engineers should be able to show as a minimum educational requirement a bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, computer engineering or another related field on their resumes.

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Senior Linux Engineer

Maintained 50+ Amazon Linux instances for Cloud-based social media application with 100% uptime expectation

  • Implemented, supported, and maintained all network, firewall, storage, load balancers, operating systems, and software in Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud.
  • Established backup policies, wrote scripts, and implemented schedule to comply with availability needs of all instances
  • Implemented monitoring and wrote monitoring scripts specific to each instance
  • Support for 3-tier Amazon Web Services cloud application including the following: Apache, Tomcat, Solr, Cassandra DB
  • Established and maintained Elastic Beanstalk development and testing environment.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
2

Senior Linux Engineer

Designed and implemented multi-level database for automated collecting and analyzing firmware issues.

  • Designed, developed and led deployment of fully redundant Fibre Channel subsystem for main product (kernel module modification/recompilation).
  • Created fully automated process for building firmware releases (shell scripting / automake / ant)
  • Provided 3rd level support for all Linux-related issues.
  • Created custom Kernel builds with partially substituted source.
  • Worked with RPM sources (patching and recompiling).
  • Coordinated resolving all networking issues.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MA
Master of Arts
3

Senior Linux Engineer

Sole Linux Engineer responsible for over 100 Red Hat Linux (RHEL) systems running mission critical applications.

  • Installed, configured and maintained multiple Red Hat Satellite Servers, and custom repositories.
  • Handled patching, upgrading and IAVAs.
  • Designed and implemented High Availability (HA) clusters using shared file systems.
  • Built an entirely new infrastructure during a data center migration, including seamless integration with Windows and Unix systems.
  • Wrote, debugged and deployed custom RPM packages, code and scripts.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
HS
Information Technology
C
Certificate
BS
Computer Information Systems
4

Linux Engineer

  • Managed network operations, security, and Linux/Win2000 server farm infrastructure including Dell, VA Linux, Cisco, and Compaq hardware.
  • Managed MySQL, Apache, Sendmail, and XSTOP applications.
  • Implemented security policies, monitored unusual traffic patterns, bandwidths, and vulnerabilities.
  • Solved technical problems in high-pressure situations as the primary escalation point for high-priority, complex issues and outage recovery.
  • Provided custom solutions for Unix and NT platforms using Perl/CGI, PHP, Shell, JavaScript, and HTML.
  • Installed, configured, and maintained Nokia/Checkpoint firewall products at UUNet.
  • Saved the company $25,000 per month in dedicated hosting fees by successfully relocating and installing all Unix server and Cisco hardware from AT&T in CA to UUNet collocation facility in GA.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
5

Senior Linux Engineer

Operationalized Linux as the Preferred Platform for [company name]

  • Created Automated Provisioning and update processes using integrated OS Tools
  • Implemented Configuration Management Solution to ensure consistency across server builds
  • Co-Developed Centralized Provision and Configuration Tracking Web Interface
  • Developed Automated Build Process monitoring systems
  • Team was credited with saving over $50 million dollars and $0.02 per share of common stock
  • First Platform to pass systems audit with Generally effective rating. (First Audit)
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
6

Linux Engineer

  • Evaluating remote site current network infrastructure and monitoring network utilization and troubleshooting problems.
  • Build, configure and deploy VMs and templates. Completed Physical-to-Virtual (P2V), Virtual-to-Virtual (V2V) and Virtual-to-Physical (V2P) migration of Linux servers from VMware, Xen and legacy hardware.
  • Designed and implemented network upgrades for projected network growth, maintaining network bandwidth as per requirement.
  • Worked with Linux, Storage and other IT departments to ensure smooth processes including providing status reports to upper management, detailing deliverables and overall project status.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Computer Science And Engineering
7

Sr. Linux Engineer

Built and maintained Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Servers on 3 networks (2 classified, 1 unclassified)

  • Configured RHEL servers, including creating configuration menu and scripts to make the process more efficient and reproducible.
  • Installed and maintained a RHEL satellite server, Apache web server and sftp server.
  • Wrote and maintained documentation on servers, etc.
  • Configured authentication methods for RHEL and windows ad servers.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Management Information Systems
MS
Information Systems
8

Linux Engineer

Provide Level 3 support for over 2500 Linux servers

  • Configure Linux servers to access SAN and NFS
  • Create and maintain scripts using shell and perl to simplify administration
  • Created process to save over 30 minutes per server for Linux server
  • Engineered and Implemented Corporate Linux Patching Solution
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
9

Linux Engineer

Implemented remote upgrade and data synching mechanism for their mobile devices as well maintenance and improvement of all aspects of device behavior.

  • Completed the three month contract during which a Debian repository was built to support their Asus700 and Asus900 platform and GPS, WIFI, GSM and 3G devices.
  • Compiled device drivers for each device, built custom Linux kernel and supported source code in subversion.
  • Configured and maintained build environment for debian installer and automated build related tasks.
  • Implemented using apt, debian, Symbian, subversion, embedded linux, perl, rsync, ntpdate, clocking, device drivers & make and gcc.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
Computer Science
10

Senior Unix/linux Engineer

Senior UNIX/Linux System Engineer for a software company that provided software solutions for newspapers, nationally and internationally. Lead UNIX/Linux administrator, providing direction and training to other UNIX/Linux administrators within company and externally to customers. Served in lead role in providing infrastructure design, and supervised and provided infrastructure direction and training to other members of UNIX/VMS team. Deployed new servers and support to existing servers in a Cloud environment for 2500+ end users. Cloud server support consisted of approximately 50 Linux servers, 20 Windows Servers, and a Netapp storage area network solution. Implemented monitoring and alerting solutions, high-availability solutions, and disaster recovery solutions. Provided UNIX/Linux and database support for over 400 customers with on-premise servers. Collaborated with multidisciplinary teams nationally and internationally, managed cases, and served as 'go to' for complex technical issues that arise.

  • Served in lead role for new technical projects to provide analysis for total cost of ownership, configuration, testing, and deployment methods
  • Provided extension system design and configuration for Enterprise level UNIX/LINUX servers including network and security recommendations
  • Collaborated with sales team during the sales process with potential customers in discussions relative to hardware configuration, application configuration, and network/security requirements
  • Traveled worldwide to assist customers with deploying new server installations and provide on-site training on UNIX/Linux system administration, Progress database administration, and application configuration
  • Participate in 24x7x365 support for organization
  • 22 years UNIX/Linux administration, 17 years Progress database, 10 years of leadership with UNIX/Linux environments, and 4 years of management experience
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
18
years
at this job

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