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Linux System Engineers are responsible for the ongoing maintenance, growth and development of large-scale servers running primarily on Linux. Sample resumes in the field include skills like researching and developing technical solutions to support and optimize clients, servers, and infrastructure; providing support and updates to Linux servers configured as a PBX boxes by diagnosing system problems, recommending solutions, and implementing initiatives; and coordinating with cross-functional teams to develop best practices and standards. Those interested in pursuing this career should be able to show the completion of a Linux system administration program on their resumes.

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1

Unix/linux System Engineer

Responsible for updates to multiple servers such as HPUX, RHEL, and Sun Solaris along with updates to Apache web servers and Oracle Database servers on both physical and virtual levels.

  • Collaborated with developers to implement changes to websites on a development, test, and production servers.
  • Involved with customers to create, change, and update accounts along with password changes and account unlocks.
  • Tracked customer assets as they are delivered, worked on, and received from other contractors performing warranty work.
  • Followed up on customer support problems
  • Communicated technical information to non-technical users, both orally and written.
  • Provided coordination support between networks, Enterprise Applications and the development architecture.
  • Stood up and administered a Splunk server to monitor both Windows and Linux physical and virtual environments.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
2

Junior Linux System Engineer

Participated in team activities as a member of the Linux / UNIX System Administration.

  • Set up and administer user and groups accounts, setting permissions for users.
  • Build and installed multiple Linux machines.
  • System and Application troubleshooting and other related issues.
  • Provided management of system process in areas like boot process, startup and system shutdown.
  • Install, configure, maintain and administer Linux / UNIX operating systems and components. Diagnosed and resolved problems associated with DNS, DHCP, VPN, NFS, and Apache.
  • Disk management, and implementation of RAID levels using parted and mdadm
  • Planned and executed packages and updates installations necessary for optimal system performance.
  • Diagnosed and resolved problems associated with DNS, DHCP, VPN, NFS, and Apache.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Associate of Applied Science
BS
Bachelor of Science
3

Linux System Engineer

Architecture design and support enterprise SUN N1 Grid Engine, EDA engineering server farm consist of thousands of servers both VMware VM's and physical servers.

  • Architecture design and support enterprise VMware environment for multiple US and International offices.
  • Install and maintain Apache Tomcat Server, MySQL and Oracle Database servers.
  • Successful planning & completion 6 months companywide ESX upgrade.
  • Install and support enterprise HP Blade infrastructures
  • Installation & setup for all EDA tools from Synopsys, Mentor Graphics and Cadence.
  • Maintain and support enterprise NetApp Storage Filer.
  • Supporting Veritas NetBackup for enterprise Backup & Recovery
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Computer Technology
4

Linux System Engineer

Serve as System Engineer responsible for installation, system maintenance and troubleshooting of over 80 Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers, located across 7 remote locations, housing applications utilized for creation of disk and books on "as-demanded" basis. First-tier responder to network-related issues with 7 production sites. Create and manage several access control lists (ACLs) implemented on Cisco aggregate routers within production sites that perform same function.

  • Replaced non-functioning Red-Hat Kickstart server, allowing servers to be built at remote sites to accommodate customer requests during company's peak sales season.
  • Set up test network modeling site's production network, allowing group's development software to be thoroughly tested prior to being deployed into production.
  • Created new backup system for site's database servers, allowing data archives to be stored on remote server, replacing previous backup method, which resulted in high CPU loads, often bringing operations to a halt. Implemented Data Guard setup, allowing site to have redundancy amongst databases.
  • Led efforts to migrate several non-standard company networks, which had failed to comply with security standards, onto company-supported networks.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Systems Management
5

Senior Unix/linux System Engineer/team Lead

I worked as an engineer and team lead in AMC's Hosting and Systems Group: Unix Team. We are responsible for all of AMC's UNIX and Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems. My primary focus is server provisioning and support for our Oracle environment. We have a broad area of responsibility focused on security, high availability and data center installations and troubleshooting. Hands on experience in administration and maintenance of application services like DNS, Mail, HTTP, Apache Tomcat, Squid, DHCP, SMTP, FTP, IMAP, NIS and NFS.

  • Maintenance and provisioning of IBM/HP hardware, OS's and software.
  • Maintain and provisioning of VMWARE ESX server 3.5, 4.1
  • Write and maintain shell scripts for HP Unix and Red Hat Linux
  • Troubleshooting of Linux and Unix Operating Systems
  • Systems support, maintenance an package management of 75 servers and 4 SANS
  • Answering of technical and architectural question relating the UNIX environment
  • SAN provisioning and multipathing configurations
  • Oracle RAC, ASM and GRID installation and support. 12i, 11i and 11G, 10
  • Primary backup admin with skills in SNAP, EC2, HP EML, RMAN
  • Datacenter operations and planning
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Management
Finance
6

Linux System Engineer

Team POE (point of escalation) when line manager is out.

  • Support global customers with customized RHEL configurations and troubleshooting through our global queue system.
  • Take customer calls assisting them in building out their infrastructure with our product offerings.
  • Mentoring junior team members through shadowing and classroom curriculum.
  • Collaborated in team development and expansion.
  • Manage and administer our team lab presence.
  • Created break fix environment for RHEL using VMWare to train team members.
  • Ongoing industry research and training on current and forthcoming technologies.
  • Rackconnect SME and team rackconnect mentor.
  • Hybrid cloud SME and team cloud mentor.
  • Review and contribute code fixes to various projects as needed.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Accounting/mis
7

Linux System Engineer

Team POE (point of escalation) when line manager is out.

  • Support global customers with customized RHEL configurations and troubleshooting through our global queue system.
  • Take customer calls assisting them in building out their infrastructure with our product offerings.
  • Mentoring junior team members through shadowing and classroom curriculum.
  • Collaborated in team development and expansion.
  • Manage and administer our team lab presence.
  • Created break fix environment for RHEL using VMWare to train team members.
  • Ongoing industry research and training on current and forthcoming technologies.
  • Rackconnect SME and team rackconnect mentor.
  • Hybrid cloud SME and team cloud mentor.
  • Review and contribute code fixes to various projects as needed.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Accounting/mis
8

Junior Linux System Engineer

Hardware installation and cabling

  • Installation, setup Windows OS
  • Installation, patching and upgrading software packages
  • DNS and NIS configuration
  • Setup of NFS and Samba file sharing services on Linux and Windows environments
  • Apache HTTP administration
  • Configuring NIS, NFS and DNS administration
  • Troubleshooting System and Network related issues.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
MA
Education
9

Sr. Linux System Engineer

  • Assists in Architect virtualization based solutions
  • Develop, update and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) documentation
  • Identify and address technical or operational risks
  • Performed Configuration Management with Kickstart, Puppet and Spacewalk
  • Manage Tomcat and Apache web servers
  • Script in Perl, Python and Unix Shell to automate processes and simplify tasks
  • Manage end user accounts, permissions, access rights, and storage allocations in accordance with best-practices regarding privacy, security, and regulatory compliance, as defined
  • Support application development teams
  • Analyze systems, servers, applications, networks, and input/output devices performance
  • Recommend, schedule, and perform software and hardware improvements, upgrades, patches, reconfigurations, and/or purchases
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Computer Information Systems / Business Management
10

Linux System Engineer

Ensure connectivity among all the physical and virtual servers and storage and SAN. Define network and subnet for the servers. Closely work with Network team to set firewall rules and determine open ports for different application requirements.

  • Work with application specific kernel parameters, system hardening, implement firewall, allow and disallow port access. Work with latency sensitive workload that includes process scheduling, memory, network and overall performance tuning of RHEL and AIX.
  • Installation configuration of puppet master and puppet agent to ensure central administration, user creation, package update and maintenance of the infrastructure.
  • Design and Implement High Availability for web server using HAProxy and Keepalived. Installation and configuration of Apache, Tomcat and WebLogic on Linux. Install Oracle database server. Design user access to the database server through WebLogic. Closely work with Application development team and Database team for their requirement of server and storage resources. Specify the version of Linux OS as per the application requirements and availability of external resources.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job

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