Posted 4 days ago
SENIOR CONSULTANT
HCL Technologies - Hudson, NY
Job Description (Posting).

The Jefferies Public and Private Cloud team is currently looking for a Linux Engineering role with experience doing DevOp.

The role should have a very strong background in the Linux OS and building systems in an enterprise.

Principal Technical Responsibilities

A strong background working with the Red Hat Linux Operating System:
oMust know the various aspects of the build process
i.Operating System installation and configuration
ii.Networking kickstart, bootparams, interface and routing table configuration
iii.Storage technology Multipathing/Internal disks/SAN and NAS LVM etc. etc.
iv.YUM/DNF server configuration and RPM management

b.User and Application Support
i.Creation and management of user accounts
1.Account creation
2.Environments
3.Home directories
4.Shells
5.sssd protocol
ii.Automounter

c.Linux Security
i.Patching
1.Security Updates
ii.SSH Configuration
iii.SUDO Managing SUDO files
iv.Managing users and groups in a secure manner
v.File Systems
1.Permissions How to organize and configure UNIX permissions and groups in a secure way against a given directory structure
vi.Kernel and OS hardening and security paradigms
vii.Understanding of how internet / TCP/IP protocols work

d.Various other aspects of systems administration
i.Expertise with UNIX
1.Backup Technologies
2.DNS
3.NTP
4.Networking (TCP/IP)

e.Automation
i.Experience automating infrastructure and software deployments with the following technologies:
1.Ansible and/or Ansible Tower for configuration management
2.Terraform Opensource/Terraform Enterprise or Cloud for IAC (Infrastructure as Code)
3.Git for CVS
4.Strong Bash for scripting and integrating different systems

f.Cloud Experience - knowledge of the AWS cloud and virtualization technologies and patterns
i.Ec2/EBS/Auto-scaling, load balancing, working with immutable images, building/rebuilding infrastructure

g.Production Support
i.Participating in on on-call rotation
ii.Dealing with incidents
iii.Capacity Planning
iv.Performance monitoring
v.Troubleshooting system/network related issues

Related Job abilities and attributes:
Proactive candidate with a sense of urgency
Being reliable in a production support environment
Ability to understand priorities and manage their time accordingly
At least 5 years of experience working with UNIX/Linux platforms
Client focused
Analytical and problem solving abilities
Team Player Builds relationships and utilizes those relationships to drive successful outcomes for the organization (1.) To provide consultation on how to streamline processes of cost optimization while coordinating with different stakeholdersorteams for confirmationsor concerns. (2.) To building trustworthy relationship with clients, and ensure continuous governance by adoption of processes and policies such as Anomaly Management, Tagging policies, Chargeback process, etc. (3.) To identify frequently faced FinOps challenges while suggesting cost optimization activities and flagging concerns to relevant stakeholders. (4.) To have basic architectural knowledge and understanding of customer environment (5.) To monitor cloud usage along with optimizing and governing cloud spend by leveraging FinOps Platforms like Centilytics, Cloud Apptio, Cloud Health by VMware and CloudChkr by NetApp