Linux Enterprise Architect
The Linux Enterprise Architect will have experience with the design, implementation and support of complex enterprise Linux solutions, including servers, Linux thin clients, and open source solutions in support of the Linux infrastructure. A user of large mainframe and web based applications which support its primary mission; it also has several complex financial, payroll and personnel systems for back office operations. In order to reduce the cost of operation and begin deploying more applications to their field offices, they are moving to open source technologies and providing access to Linux applications. An experienced Linux Enterprise Architect is needed to support the development of their technology plans, design and deploy Linux systems, and help consult and support with network and application development personnel who will be part of the Linux team.
The candidate should have a minimum 8 years’ experience with Linux; some Suse Linux required. This should include 2 years recent experience with Linux in clustered environments.
Preferred certifications include Novell Certified Linux Engineer and Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE).
The candidate should have experience with the following hardware, software and other technology tools:
X Windows, LDAP, SSH/SFTP, NX / FreeNX, CUPS, HTTP/HTTPS, MySQL, DNS, DHCP, NTP, SNMP
Additional experience includes:
Managing users in a Linux environment; password aging, groups, disk quotas.
Strong knowledge of Unix/Linux security and best practices. Knowledge of data security standards.
Building custom kernels from source, replacing parts of the OS from source.
Compiling and installing open source software (from source code).
Customizing open source software, and modifying source code written in C and C++
Packing and unpacking squashfs file systems; customizing flash code to be loaded on embedded systems.
Experience deploying and managing thin clients (embedded systems running Linux intended to replace desktops)
Automating and building tools using scripting languages (sh, ksh, perl, etc)
Understands the concepts of server virtualization and proficient with at least one of: VMware, Xen, KVM
Using, configuring, and supporting Open Office.
Use package management tools (rpm, yast, yum, zypper, etc) and have setup and run package repositories before.
2 years recent experience with Linux in a clustered environments and load balanced clustered environments
Set up and maintain open source tools for monitoring and trending (Cacti, Zabbix, Nagios, etc)
Creating and managing system documentation, including configurations and backup procedures.
Please send qualified resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.