Job Description :
System Engineer,

Marlborough, MA

6+ Months Contract

Phone + Skype


Planning, installing, configuring, supporting, and optimizing Open systems (UNIX and Linux) with a primary Focus on Linux 
Designing and implementing system to system interconnectivity with high availability and fault tolerance, as well as Domain authentication and various services 
Perform periodic maintenance / patching as required 
The successful candidate will work on high impact enterprise wide projects, and will have responsibility for reporting and metrics related to services and projects in the Open Systems space 
Participate in monthly compliance reporting and management of systems to Sarbanes Oxley (Sox) and Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security requirements. 

8 + years experience as a System Engineer Supporting RHEL 
5 + years experience operating / managing RedHat Satellite 
5 + years experience with VMWare, vCenter and vSphere 
Advanced scripting and programming experience (shell, awk, perl, python) 
Advanced experience with Clustering solutions, preferably Veritas Cluster Server 
Experience organizing, assembling and leading teams from multiple IT groups 
Demonstrated initiative, flexibility and ability to concurrently manage multiple deadline-driven tasks and projects; self-starter 
Ability to work in team setting as well as independently. 
Experience working with both offshore and remote teams. 
Knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley (Sox) and Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security requirements 
Ability to adapt and learn / take on new responsibilities and challenges. 
Good communication skills with both technical and management teams 

A strong preference for experience in managing both Linux and Unix environments. Strong troubleshooting and analysis skills 
Experience in the developing server automation solutions, including automated builds, server maintenance and run-book automation. 
Experience supporting multiple hardware platforms, preferably Cisco UCS and HP 
Experience with various Networking technologies, Infoblox, DNS, DHCP, Firewalls and Load Balancers 
Experience with Databases (Oracle, DB2 & SQL server 
Experience with Couchbase, Hadoop, Mongo DB 
Experience with various storage management solutions, HP and EMC preferred 
Knowledge of network monitoring and tools