Linux System Administrator

Bloomfield, CT, USA

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You are curious, persistent, logical and clever – a true techie at heart. You enjoy living by the code of your craft and developing elegant solutions for complex problems. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a Linux System Administrator. Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements.

We are looking for a Linux administrator who will be responsible for designing, implementing, and monitoring the infrastructure; also, to collaborate with other team members to develop automation strategies and deployment processes in the mainframe z Systems Development and Testing (z-DT) environment.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for designing, implementing, and monitoring the infrastructure;
  • Collaborate with other team members to develop automation strategies and deployment processes in the mainframe z Systems Development and Testing (z-DT) environment;
  • Help tune performance and ensure high availability of infrastructure;
  • Design and develop infrastructure monitoring and reporting tools;
  • Develop and maintain configuration management solutions;
  • Develop test automation frameworks in collaboration with rest of the team;
  • Create tools to help teams make the most out of the available infrastructure.

Requirements

  • Experience with Linux servers in virtualized environments;
  • Familiarity with the fundamentals of Linux scripting languages;
  • Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining z/OS components within z-DT environment;
  • Strong grasp on configuration management tools, such as Puppet and Chef;
  • Proficient with network tools such as iptables, Linux IPVS, HAProxy, etc.

Nice to have

  • Experience with mainframe virtualization technologies;
  • Familiarity with load balancing, firewalls, etc;
  • Ability to build and monitor services on production servers;
  • Knowledge of servers and switches.