Senior Linux Engineer

Milwaukee, Wisconsin | Freelance | Job ID #59425 |
Posted Last Month

Our client, an international name brand, is seeking a Senior Linux Engineer to join their team.


  • Performs advanced troubleshooting of issues relating to various technology areas such as server hardware and operating systems, virtualization, hyperconvergence, cloud infrastructure, and automation
  • Displays technical leadership in resolving ongoing problems and pursues permanent solutions to address recurring issues
  • Assists in the development and the design of infrastructure, including both hands-on design and collaboration with our architecture team for enterprise-wide solutions
  • Participates in the Technology Architecture Guild to ensure that all newly-implemented solutions follow Infrastructure standards and best practices
  • Participates in, and at times orchestrates proof-of-concept exercises to evaluate the best possible tools for the Infrastructure teams
  • Effectively leads projects of medium to high complexity, driving initiative by setting and meeting milestones, managing tasks, and communicating statuses to stakeholders
  • Effectively communicates in verbal and written fashions in a manner that contributes to a positive experience for all involved. Suitably presents technical information to audiences of varying technical levels
  • Creates and maintains positive working relationships with team members, IT customers and management


  • Thorough experience with various versions of Linux Servers (RHEL/AIX/CentOS/Solaris)
  • Familiarity with virtual platforms such as VMWare, Nutanix, KVM, or Hyper-V
  • Knowledge of cloud-based platforms such as MS Azure or VMware hybrid platform
  • Working knowledge of hyper-converged technologies and enterprise-grade storage systems
  • Working knowledge of hardware- and software-based firewalls, load balancers, and network topologies
  • Solid understanding of agile methodologies working in small teams, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Technical project development and planning.
  • Working knowledge of scripting and DevOps approaches, such as utilizing code/content management tools such as Chef/Ansible/Puppet/Bitbucket/Bamboo/Jenkins.
  • Knowledge of regulatory compliance hardening policies and procedures is preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Business and/or equivalent IT experience
  • Progressive experience in IT as a System Administrator and Systems Engineer


Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.