Linux Solutions Engineer - 8400

Company Name:
UpStream Global Services
Linux Solutions Engineer

We have an immediate opportunity with a large F500 client in the Coppell, TX area.
You will be responsible for engineering and customizing UNIX solutions for our client's internal projects. Focuses on the delivery of technical design, quality of solution, knowledge transfer to other areas, and mentoring the UNIX Server team members. Must communicate and adhere to the firm's enterprise-wide UNIX platform technology architecture design, principals, guidelines and solutions. Conducts research and understands Linux platform industry trends with regards to technology, and can understand and evaluate the use of automated tools and utilities and how they relate in support of the company overall enterprise architecture.
Principle Responsibilities:
Firm/Enterprise Architecture & Engineering Related
oEnables our client to implement the most optimal and effective, business solutions
oMaintains understanding of existing client applications and technology solutions for leveraging the reuse of services and for the consolidation of services.
oIdentifies and researches opportunities to leverage emerging UNIX tools to the betterment of the client environment.
oDevelops and documents architecture solutions, including designs, guidelines and UNIX-specific standards for enterprise-wide implementation.
oLeads and enables collaboration across technology specialties ensures that ADM, Infrastructure, Information Security and Architecture are all working together.
oSupports adherence to relevant ADM/CMMI, ITIL, internal audit, and risk-management standards.
oMaintains understanding of emerging architecture concepts and methods and associated technology trends.
oParticipates in the design, specification, and implementation of business and technology projects, assuring and resolving adherence to enterprise-wide solutions.
oProvides guidance and leadership for client's UNIX technology standardization process
Technology Related
oImplements and customizes UNIX projects per specifications.
oConceptualize and design next generation Linux Operating Platform, inclusive Application Integration and Porting from Unix, Lifecycle Management and Operations.
oDevelop Linux Operating Platform roadmap. Analyze and recommend emerging Linux technologies that can provide benefit while reducing risk.
oProvide Linux Platform architecture guidance, research technical issues; publish standards, best practices, white papers and solutions. Conduct proof-of-concept exercises to validate concepts and assumptions.
oAct as the Linux Platform "subject matter expert by providing technical leadership across all IT disciplines.
Experience (Mandatory):
oMinimum of 8 years' experience in Linux platform,
oMust include storage and network integration
oIn depth knowledge of the complete RedHat Linux technology stack.
oIn depth knowledge of hypervisor platforms and their management capabilities (ESX, Xen, XenServer, KVM, Hyper-V).
oIn depth knowledge of storage and network virtualization technologies, capabilities, trends and the automated interaction with the physical infrastructure (EMC, NetApp, Client, Cisco).
oIn-depth experience managing vendor support services for the purpose of escalating technical issues to expedient resolution.
oAt least 5 years as a partipant in formal project process via a Project Management Office/Project Manager.
oIn-depth kernel-level experience with the ability to fine tune Linux Operating platforms for specific workloads, such as relational databases, middleware, low-latency solution stacks
oExperience with Business Continuity and Disaster Recover design, planning and implementation for Linux Operating Platforms
Experience (Preferred):
oExperience with IBM P-Series platforms including LPAR, dynamic LPAR, Micro-Partitioning, Virtual I/O Server and Capacity on Demand
oExperience with Solaris, Linux (RHEL & SLES), AIX Operating platforms
oExperience with Web technologies including web services architectures and security
oExperience with RDBMS technologies including Oracle RAC, Sybase, MS-SQL, DB2
oExperience with 10G technologies and I/O Virtualization
oExperience overhauling legacy applications to work with modern technologies
For immediate consideration please contact:
Lisa
UpStream Global Services.
Reply to:
www.upstreamgs.com

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