Principal Systems Engineer – Linux Systems

Trumbell, CT

Our client is seeking a Principal Systems Engineer located in Trumbell, CT.



  • Manage Enterprise Linux server operating environment, including core services and patching
  • Provide direction, strategy, and architecture for improving performance, availability, and automation of administrative tasks
  • Design, secure, plan, deploy, monitor and automate enterprise server infrastructure
  • Develop server build templates and processes
  • Troubleshoot Linux Server fault and performance issues, and provide solutions
  • Mentor junior level administrators



  • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent preferred Relevant Linux certifications.
  • 7 to 10+ years IT experience with at least 6-8 years providing Linux server administration and management
  • Deep understanding of the Linux Server operating system internals (RHEL 5, 6 or 7)
  • Experience managing an enterprise Linux Server environment of 800+ servers
  • Strong understanding of supporting technologies; storage, networking, security, virtualization
  • Scripting and automation skills
  • Understanding of NFS management, Satellite and Puppet
  • Ability to harden and secure Windows servers


Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 9/15/2017
Salary $86 Per Hour

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