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RedHat Linux Senior Systems Engineer in Atlanta, GA at MDI Group

Date Posted: 3/11/2019

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Job Description

Are you looking for a role where you can get plugged in and prosper in a varied environment? Do you feel passionate about providing multiple executive support? If so, then we could be the place for you.


Sr. Systems Engineer for a team of Red Hat Linux & AIX systems engineers that Support of our critical enterprise server infrastructure, which will include installing, provisioning, configuring, operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting the Operating Systems.

Main Accountabilities:

  • Acts as a key technical and/or functional expert for larger projects / SME for internal business system projects.
  • Works with Director/Manager to gain understanding of long-term technology impacts
  • Maintain existing systems, patch existing systems, ensure ongoing health and support of the systems.
  • Develop and implement automation and workflow
  • Support automation requests from the Business
  • Identify and develop workflows to automate manual processes
  • Perform complex troubleshooting and analysis to determine ways to improve a system’s reliability, scalability, availability, and performance.
  • Work with engineers to understand the design and implementation of solutions.
  • Documentation of troubleshooting guides and Technical Product Training
  • Participate in project meetings, liaise and participate in meetings with vendors and software providers
  • Provide assistance to technical Project Managers in delivering projects
  • Providing support and mentoring to other IT staff
  • Providing on-job training to new or inexperienced members of the team.
  • Document and hand over systems to other teams for ongoing support
  • Additional Accountabilities
  • Other System Administration, BAU support, work tickets in support of applications teams.
  • High Level of fault management/resolution and incident management responsibility to include production of incident reports within required timescales
  • Keeps the management team and peers fully advised of challenges, timelines, and customer interaction.
  • Work with peers across the enterprise to share knowledge and ensure consistent enterprise standards are maintained.
  • Adheres to Business Unit Change Control agreements and system security procedures
  • Available to work on an on-call rota and carry out weekend and evening work as required by the role


  • 7+ years' experience
  • 4-year degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or combination of experience and education
  • RedHat Linux training & Certifications
  • Experience leading projects or small teams.
  • Strong scripting skills in Powershell, VBScript, BASH, Python, Perl, Ansible
  • Strong experience on Red Hat Satellite and Red Hat Directory Services (LDAP)
  • Experience of TCP/IP networking
  • Good knowledge of these technologies:
  • VMware vSphere
  • Dell/HP/Cisco/IBM Server Hardware
  • Linux Clusters, Veritas Clustering
  • SAN/NAS Storage
  • Ansible
  • ITIL standard methodology framework
  • Knowledge of the following desirable but not required:
  • Nagios, Ganglia.
  • Oracle, DB2, MySQL,
  • Experience or understanding of corporate and external audit standards such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) & PCI

What’s in it for you?

You will receive a competitive salary & benefits package accompanied with the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and progressive organization that cares about its people and promotes innovation.


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