Linux Systems Engineer

WSM International - Remote

Full-timeEstimated: $78,000 - $100,000 a year
We’re looking for a sharp, self-motivated and self-managed Linux Systems Engineer to meet a growing demand for Linux environment cloud and server migration projects.

You’ll help plan, architect, consult and execute on a wide range of workload, application and data migrations working both independently and as part of our Linux systems engineering team.

Evaluate, estimate and perform proof-of-concept for server and cloud migration projects (all Linux-based)
Collaborate with team members as well as operate individually to execute all phases of complex migration projects
Maintain existing Linux-based environments
Gain an in-depth understanding of our customer’s objectives and related system interactions through direct customer, partner and/or WSM business staff communications, meetings and project discovery sessions
Work closely with partners, customers and colleagues to define and clarify project plans, deliverables, expectations, and scheduling
Contribute to DevOps tool chain implementation, DR and/or security initiatives as a part of the overall server or cloud transformation & migration engagement, and maintenance for existing WSM customers and partners
WSM is an established industry-leading technical services and solutions integrator undergoing a rapid growth phase due to demand for our cloud adoption, migration, transformation, security and DevOps services.

We offer virtually unlimited career growth potential for talented and motivated developers, systems engineers and server administrators.

We thrive in a casual, open, friendly and collaborative environment. Our work is rewarded with very good pay and an awesome benefits plan including health, term life, short and long term disability, 401k with company match (yeah!), dental, vision and flexible PTO. This is a full-time, 40 hour/week position.

Skills & Requirements

Required Skills/Attributes:
5+ years of systems administration experience Linux Servers (Redhat, CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu)
Knowledge of Enterprise-level Linux environments, digital assets, applications and workloads
Virtual and physical servers support
Extensive experience with Apache, Nginx
Experience with database administration (MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Oracle)
Scripting experience in at least one language (Bash, Python, Ruby, Perl, etc)
Security hardening and remediation experience preferred (CIS, PCI, HIPAA)
Familiarity with DevOps toolchains, including Chef, Puppet, Jenkins, Rundeck, etc
Familiarity with VMWare, KVM, and Openstack
Moderate understanding of networking technologies (subnetting, routing, DHCP, DNS, etc.)
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
US-based, preferably Michigan or north central / northeast

Desired Skills/Attributes:
RHCSA / RHCE certifications desired
AWS, Google, or Azure certifications desired
Strong drive to learn
Strong communication skills
Ability to work in fast-paced environment
Strong multi-tasking skills
About WSM International LLC

WSM is a specialized services & solutions integrator with a core focus on cloud & server migration, transformation, & DevOps services. WSM created the server migration services industry in 2003, and today is the largest specialized migration services provider in the world, having completed more migrations than all other competing service providers – combined. WSM has amassed hundreds of thousands of hours in planning and executing migrations, transformations, development and management of literally all composition and configuration of servers, workloads, applications, and complex IT infrastructures. As a technology-agnostic SI focusing on migration and transformation services, we bring a custom-tailored cloud migration, transformation, adoption and DevOps solution set for every customer and partner.

WSM advanced services include:
Migration Planning, Discovery & Assessment
Server & Application Dependency Mapping
Target Architecture Design & Planning
Discovery and Dependency Mapping
DevOps Strategy, Toolchain Implementation & Training
Disaster Recovery (DR)
Security Vulnerability Scanning and Hardening; Compromised Server Recovery
Web/Application/Workload Development, Load Testing & Performance Optimization
Server Monitoring and Server Workload/Application Maintenance
WSM advanced products and services deliver a total transformation, cloud adoption and DevOps solution, enabling WSM partners and customers to optimize both initial on-boarding and ongoing hosting operations.

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