Linux Systems Engineer

Cannon Search Partners - Boston, MA (30+ days ago)4.7

Looking for a senior level Linux Systems Engineer to join their full time, permanent team. The successful Systems Engineer will play a critical role in system and application administration in a Linux environment. Main responsibilities of this role include support and administration of 25+ servers running Linux, performance tuning of virtual memory system, and maintenance of network infrastructure. Shell and python scripting experience a big plus.

Need a change in scenery? If you're looking to take your skills to one of New England's highest rated private companies based on employee happiness and overall prospects for growth then consider the following: Thriving growth over last decade and a highly profitable SaaS business model. State of the Art offices and a collaborative work environment. Generous vacation plan, benefits, and perks.

Special consideration will be given to individuals who have shown consistent growth in their previous positions and exhibit strong potential for promotion within the organization. Outstanding benefits package to all new hires. Competitive salary compensation and 4 weeks paid vacation to start. Perks include extensive paid training for additional certifications, 401k, and tuition reimbursement. For immediate consideration and for more information contact Rick Johanson at email:


4 + years experience of Linux systems administration.

Performance tuning experience in a real time Linux environment.

3+ years of virtualization experience using VMware.

Knowledge of network buffers, modifications, and optimizations scripting (Perl Bash, Shell, etc)

1+ years of network security experience

Comfort working in a fast paced, dynamic environment.

Positive attitude and ability to work in a team environment.

Bachelor’s Degree in MIS, Information Systems, or Computer Science a plus.

Keywords: Linux Systems Administrator, Debian, Linux, Ubuntu, Red Hat Linux, perl, shell, scripting, bash, network security, Unix, Fedora, Nagios