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Linux Systems Engineer

Bangor or New Gloucester, Maine

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Employer's Job Description

Linux Systems Engineer will operate in a high paced and exciting IT environment with an ever-expanding company. Some travel and on-call work may be required.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Evaluating, diagnosing, troubleshooting and resolving moderately complex to complex system and equipment problems and failures
  • Building, installing, configuring, updating/upgrading, and testing systems including application servers, file servers, database servers, web servers, as well as cloud services
  • Participating in testing and implementation of new technologies and provides input on proof of concepts
  • Creating and maintaining system documentation
  • Performing system administration and operating system support including OS installation and configuration
  • Leading small to medium migration and upgrades projects of hardware, integration and releases of software to QA, production, and disaster recovery environments
  • Performing data back-up and recovery support
  • Tracking and analyzing system usage and recommending corrective action when needed
  • Respond to and resolve help desk calls including research and testing when necessary

Required Technical Skills:

  • Expert experience with Linux System Engineering/Administration
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Office 365 experience a plus
  • VMware/Proxmox experience
  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP, wireless technologies, DNS, DHCP, and Active Directory desired
  • Working knowledge of rack management, servers, storage, security and backup technologies
  • Skilled in business desktop administration: Microsoft Windows XP – Windows 10
  • Windows Server admin experience a plus.
  • Experience with mobile operating systems (iOS, Android, Windows Mobile) and MDM a plus
  • Powershell scripting experience a plus
  • 3+ years of professional IT System Engineering/Administration experience
  • Industry certifications desired: Linux+,MCP, MCSE, A+, Network+
  • SQL knowledge a plus

Education and Experience:   

High School diploma plus 3+ years of Linux Systems Engineering experience required

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, MIS, or equivalent experience preferred 

Linux/Microsoft certifications highly desired