Job Details
Job Id:
Senior Linux System Engineer
Job Type:
Brentwood TN 
A client in the Nashville, TN area is seeking a Sr. Linux System Engineer for a permanent position. This a growth position for the client due to the rapid growth and the expansion of their data center operations.

• Engineering and administrating server infrastructure
• Performing resource monitoring, performance tuning, and scaling of infrastructure with system/application rollouts and security design
• Implementing and engineering solutions based on customer and business needs
• Leading IT project initiatives encompassing design and budget considerations
• Maintaining and supporting a mix of vendor equipment including Linux, VMware, HP, and Hitachi
• Providing technical expertise needed to resolve complex issues

Required skills:
• 5-7 years of prior work experience engineering and administering Linux Systems
• Demonstrated knowledge of multiple technology areas including Redhat and Centos operating systems, Apache httpd and Tomcat, VMware, syslog, tripwire and shell scripting
• Experience with Windows 2008R2 / 2012
• Exceptional troubleshooting and analytical skills
• Positive attitude and good communication skills across all levels of the organization, customer oriented
• Willingness to load share daily system administrative tasks
• Flexibility to provide support during off hours
• Excellent project and time management skills; proven ability to function as team member for multiple simultaneous activities
• Strong scripting and automation skills
• Experience with Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3)
• Experience with SAN technologies
• Basic networking background including Cisco and Dell network equipment
• F5 load balancer experience
• Database technologies such as Mongo and Oracle.

A Bachelor's degree is preferred

Other Requirements:
- Criminal background check
- Drug screening

Alltech, Inc. is a leading provider of IT staffing services in Nashville and the surrounding areas. We do contract (Salaried, W-2, 1099 or Corp-to-Corp), contract-to-hire and direct placements within the Information Technology field. Alltech, Inc. offers a full line of company-paid benefits to our salaried and W-2 employees. Our 1099 subcontractors have a full line of benefits available to them through our partnership with Benefit Consultants, Inc.

If you are considering relocation, the Nashville area is nationally respected as a great place to live, work and play. Nashville is proud to be the home of the Tennessee Titans, Nashville Predators and Nashville Sounds. Some of Nashville's living advantages include:

-- low cost of living (including NO state income tax)
-- international airport
-- unique, affordable residential areas
-- abundant parks, waterways and recreational areas
-- lively cultural base
-- diverse economic base
-- seasonal climate

No relocation assistance is available for this position.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
No third party recruiters/agencies.