Senior Linux System Engineer in Austin, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 8/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Austin, TX
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  • Pay Rate
    $100000.0 - $125000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Are you a Sr. Linux Engineer with excellent knowledge of building, configuring, and administering Linux computer systems?  Are you looking to help a company to improve and refine server OS deployments and provisioning processes?  Do you have hands-on experience with performance analysis tools, benchmarks and applications and want to make a difference?   Well then, we would like to hear from you.  Please apply today and let’s get a conversation started to see if this position is the right fit for you! 

Sr. Linux System Engineer

Salary Range: $100,000 to $125,000


Position Summary:

As a Linux Systems Engineer on the infrastructure team, you will be working on and supporting a Linux environment. Primary responsibilities include defining the next evolution of a set of small scale networks used for vendor collaboration and supporting the user base of the primary, medium scale, network.


  • Automating and improving existing processes
  • Improving and refining system and service monitoring of servers
  • Hands-on server/hardware debugging and problem remediation
  • Supporting a virtualized environment
  • Implementing solutions to problems of diverse scope in specific areas, including data analysis to identify root cause and contributing factors
  • Improving and refining server OS deployments and provisioning processes
  • Documentation, service management, service improvement, service delivery
  • Reviewing, improving, and generating documentation for multiple functional areas
  • Provisioning Linux servers and support of compute Grid.
  • Assignment of work through ticket system with responsibility to remediate issue


  • Associate’s Degree Required (Bachelor’s Degree preferred)
  • 7+ years of experience
  • Excellent knowledge of building, configuring, and administering Linux computer systems
  • Experience programming in Bash, Python, CGI, PHP, Perl, or similar scripting languages
  • Hands-on experience with CFEngine, Cobbler, PXE, Kickstart, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Salt, or similar configuration and automation tools and practices
  • Advanced knowledge of networking concepts and practices
  • Expert skills with most Linux operating system commands and utilities
  • Virtualization environments and tools such as VMWare, vCenter, vCenter Orchestrator
  • Solid understanding of automated deployments
  • Strong understanding of networking technologies (routing, switching, firewalls, iptables, etc.)
  • Experience with source code management tools such as git
  • Hands-on experience with performance analysis tools, benchmarks and applications
  • Proficient software skills for light programming and scripting, operating system administration, and hardware administration.
  • Expertise with Linux operating systems including operations in a large-scale production environment.
  • Experience with system and application monitoring, software distribution, patching and maintenance in a Linux environment
  • Significant experience with common internet protocols and services including TCP, UDP, DNS, DHCP, HTTP, SSH, TFTP, NIS, LDAP & AD
  • Robust troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication, documentation and presentation skills for technical and business audiences

If you are a fit contact Brian Keane at (512) 592-3354 or apply today!!

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer!!