UNIX / Linux Engineer in Cary, NC at DISYS

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

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Job Description

UNIX / Linux Engineer
Long term Contract-hire - W2 Only (No C2C or 1099 payment terms)

Cary, NC

Our client is looking for a Senior UNIX Engineer with a focus on RHEL for our client in Cary, NC. Responsible for the daily operations, support, and maintenance for a wide range of enterprise systems. Daily Administration of UNIX/Linux Systems. Working with a combination of network/storage/VMware. It is important that the individual have a great personality as they will be entering a small team who are very collaborative.


  • Assist in the planning and development of new technology to improve performance and productivity, reduce IT costs and improve profitability.
  • Resolve issues working with cross-departmental teams; customer support, application developers, vendor IT contacts, network and database administrators.
  • Responsibilities include systems and equipment technology assessment, system performance analysis, system integration planning, specification development, test and evaluation, and system concept formulation/design/analysis.
  • Provide UNIX/Linux systems engineer/administration services to internal and external customers, including development team on both physical and virtual servers.
  • Manage network switches, firewalls and routers.  Apply scheduled changes, backups, IOS updates, and troubleshoot network related issues. Maintains network documentation for wiring and IP distribution.
  • Works with telecommunications provider for circuit maintenance this would include Voice, VPN, DS3, etc.
  • Works with little supervision with respect to scheduling and assignments of tasks with results and progress occasionally reviewed.
  • Ensure user satisfaction by providing preventive maintenance, network troubleshooting and problem resolution services.
  • Solve moderately complex problem situations and participate in the identification of opportunities for improvement to processes, procedures, or tools.
  • Responsible for day-to-day maintenance of development, test, production, and DR environments including backup and log management, system monitoring, and user management. 
  • Create and maintain platform/architecture documentation.
  • Be available for non-business hours support and afterhours work, including on-call rotation when necessary.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related work experience.
  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience in systems/network/VMware/storage administration involving installation, support, and maintenance.
  • Experience with networking Concepts (Routing, VLANs, vPCs), Network Services (DNS, DHCP, and SNMP), and familiarity with the TCP/IP protocol suite.
  • Experience working with the following products:  Linux, VMware, moderate/heavy Shell & Perl scripting.
  • Experience working with SAN and NAS.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to work on-call and after hours for maintenance when needed.
Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because they inquired about, discussed, or disclosed compensation. Email recruitinghelp @ disys.com to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.