Linux Platform Engineer – Job Order 2596

near Saddle Brook, NJ 07663
Sponsorship available for existing H-1B visa holders

Duties and Responsibilities

Develop the Linux-based OS platform on top of which my client delivers products and services
Maintain platform quality and security
Add and maintain third party packages required by the various products
Develop scripts required for management, configuration, and upgrades
Evolve our OS platform and expand our virtualization offerings
Work in an engaging, challenging and open environment
What your skills are:

At least 3-5 years of experience with Linux administration
Strong knowledge of Linux kernels, modules, and drivers
Knowledge of operating system architecture and computer security
Experience with several Linux distributions (Ubuntu, RedHat, CentOS, Suse, etc.)
Shell scripting experience
Understand hardware/software performance diagnostic and tuning on x86 in Linux
Thorough understanding of IP network concepts and layers
Knowledge of computer architecture (SMP, SMT, SIMD, NUMA, etc.) and hardware – A PLUS
Knowledge of Linux containers, LXC, LXD, Docker – A PLUS
Virtualization experience with at least one of the following: VMWare, KVM, Xen, Hyper-V – A PLUS
Knowledge of at least one virtualization provider: AWS, Azure, GCE, Rackspace – A PLUS.

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