Linux Systems Engineer in Marlborough, MA at Volt

Date Posted: 7/2/2019

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Job Description

Our client, a major defense/technology company, is seeking a Linux Systems Engineer for their location in Marlborough MA.  This position will work on a major systems transition project from Oracle Solaris 10 to RedHat Enterprise Linux 7.5.


Developing capabilities to transition the deployed and operational system from Oracle Solaris 10 to RedHat Enterprise Linux 7.5. Responsibilities for the team include Archive generation (Full and Incremental) processing, System Upgrade, Remove and Replace, Jump, OS tuning and the removable media interface (tape, DVD/CD, USB). In addition, the following migration tasks are planned:

  • Upgrade the customized Window Manager (FVWM) to support RedHat 7 Linux.
  • Integrate custom graphics drivers
  • Migrate to RedHat 7 Linux Auditing to replace Solaris Basic Security Mode (BSM) Auditing.
  • Migration of existing jumpstart packages to RPMs.
  • Migrate system scripts from Solaris to RedHat 7 Linux


  • B.S, degree required, advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 6+ years of system administration experience with Oracle Solaris 10 x86 and RedHat Linux system administration.
  • Shell scripting (csh, ksh, bash, some perl)
  • Practical experience with Agile/scrum, continuous integration and automated test frameworks
  • Experience integrating software (modules, components, subsystems) and conducting system/software integration and testing of software products
  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

Volt Workforce Solutions offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.  Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration.  Submit your resume today!  To learn more about Volt, please visit and to see more of our job postings, please visit

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.