Advance Engineer – Unix/Linux Consultant

  • Contract
  • Houston
  • Posted 1 month ago

VTRAC Consulting Corporation

Thank you for applying to VTRAC opportunities. Please e-mail your resume as a MS-WORD document in confidence Subject: Advance Engineer – Unix/Linux Consultant JOB: 8414 Attention: or call 416-6194574

Position No.:                          8414

Title:                                        Advance Engineer – Unix/Linux Consultant

Type:                                       12 Months

No. of Positions:                   1

Location:                                 Houston, Texas


UNIX Systems administration experience to include significant Solaris and Red Hat Linux; requires the ability to configure and deploy Solaris/Linux-based complex infrastructure solutions; experience with Solaris system performance tuning; ability to document solutions and test them in a lab environment; and experience with Linux/Solaris disaster recovery. Design and implement Unix/Linux virtualization technologies.  


  • Determine requirements, develop specifications, architect a solution and then implement it.
  • Manage the entire lifecycle of Unix/Linux servers using off the shelf or opensource tools such as Opsware, Oracle Ops Center, Cfengine, Puppet, Chef.
  • Performs capacity performance planning and reporting to ensure efficient use of servers and storage.
  • Participate in project teams to represent the UNIX group and provide input on project architectures
  • Develop internal documentation and maintain existing document regarding UNIX environment processes and configurations.
  • Experience developing shell scripts and others languages such as Java,Perl,Python,or Ruby as needed for the automation of UNIX system tasks
  • Coordinate with application developers and Oracle DBA’s to provide UNIX environments needed to support the development and deployment of applications, databases and backup strategies.
  • Provide off-hours on-call support for critical systems on a rotating basis with other UNIX team members.
  • Secure servers to meet federal regulated requirement for audits in Financial, Investments and Banking industries.

Must Have/ Technical Skills:  

  • Minimum five years of working experience required
  • Strong working experience with RedHat Linux 7.x certified
  • Sattelite License Management
  • Minimum 5 years of Patching experience
  • Minimum 5 years of Provisioning experience
  • Strong working experience with Security Hardening Networking
  • Strong Docker Devops experience
  • Strong working experience with Scripting Bash python ruby go
  • Cloud skills AWS AZURE GCP Vmware V Realize Opertions ESXI Vcenter
  • Required Tools: Terraform, Service Now GOCD GITLABS Kubernetes
  • Required Hardware: Cisco UCS Netapp Filer Flexpod
  • Project Management experience, Agile KanBan

We thank all candidates in advance. Only selected candidates for interviews will be contacted. For other exciting opportunities, please visit us at VTRAC is an equal opportunity employer.

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