Jr Systems Engineer (Hybrid)

New York, NY 10123

Posted: 09/21/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire Skill Set: Engineering Job Number: 2261 Pay Range: $85,000 to $125,000 Annually

Job Description

We are looking for a Jr Linux Engineer to support a project for our client that is a Managed Security Consultancy in New York, NY.

  • Experience with medium to large scale production environments.
  • High level of knowledge of Linux systems and services, particularly network services such as iptables, bind, quagga, etc
  • Strong skills in scripting and development of systems automation tools (using bash, Ruby, etc.)
  • Familiarity with any of Hiera, Redis, or Postgres a plus
  • Familiarity with Git or other version/code management a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and automate processes
  • Minimum 4 years of hands-on Linux Systems Administration experience
  • Experience with log analysis, monitoring and alerting systems (e.g. Splunk/Sensu/etc)
  • Excellent understanding of networking including TCP/IP, routing, routing protocols, firewalls, VLANs, and VPNs (both SSL and IPSEC)
  • Experience with AWS EC2 services.
  • Experience with systems automation (e.g. Puppet/Chef/Ansible/Salt), Puppet experience a plus.
  • Solid grasp of security concepts and technologies.
  • Ability to work as a team as well as individually
  • Comfortable working in a small company where you may be asked to wear multiple hats.
  • Experience with lower powered devices and system tuning.
  • Understanding of virtualization, experience with QEMU/KVM,
  • Experience with payment processing or PCI a plus
  • CISSP, or other Security certificates is a plus



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Meet Your Recruiter

Penina Rush
Technical Recruiter

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Penina is a natural in the recruiting world. Graduating with a BA in Psychology, she loves to get to know people and enjoys bringing out the best in them with her positive energy. She channels her love for helping people into her work- her favorite part of her job is the long lasting relationships she builds with her candidates. When not working, she enjoys spending time with friends, family, and her bunny. Penina also enjoys visiting local parks and going on weekend camping trips. 

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