Linux L3 Engineer

Branchburg, NJ 08853

Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 145882

Job Description

Job Title:               Linux L3 Engineer

Location:               Branchburg, New Jersey, US - 08853

Job Type:               Contract

Duration:               6  Months

About Our Client: Our Client is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Our Client works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Our Client drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives

Job Description:

  • Should have experience working with Global clients.
  • Should have a total of 7+ years of relevant experience in the Linux domain.
  • Should have a total of 10+ years of relevant experience under IT Infrastructure support.
  • Experience rolling out a largescale project in a highly regulated environment
  • Linux security domain knowledge

Experience with:

  • Installing Oracle DBs
  • High availability software (Veritas InfoScale, HPE Service Guard)
  • McAfee App Control
  • Selfstarter; works well independently

Skills Required:


  • Knowledge of Midrange/Highend HPE ProLiant and Blade servers, HPE Converged systems (CS500, CS900) and SDX2 (Superdome2)
  • Various options of booting the server from GRUB Prompt
  • Upgrade Firmware of various components
  • Vendor Coordination & followup with Hardware Vendors for the troubleshooting and the maintenance activities
  • Knowledge on P2V (Physical to Virtual) and V2P (Virtual to Physical) migration activities

Operating System:

  • Upgrade the OS, VxVM, HP Service Gurad using offline and Live methods                               
  • Configuration and Administration of RHEL4, RHEL5, RHEL6 and RHEL7 Virtual and Physical servers                   
  • Backup and restore of OS (working knowledge with Backup Teams using Snapshot or BMR)                      
  • Operating System Hardening                            
  • Knowledge of system security, knowledge of SELinux would be an advantage                       
  • Knowledge of device driver installation and configuration                         
  • Knowledge of NAS, SAN storage, HBA cards and multipathing                   
  • Configuring Multipathing software on server to access redundant storage paths                  
  • NAS Configuration in Client side only                              
  • Good knowledge of Linux device files and creation                     
  • Build knowledge of atleast one cluster technology (RHCS/HP Service guard/VCS/RAC)                   
  • Good knowledge of Oracle RAC cluster in Linux                           
  • Knowledge of Cluster Package Build, Stop, Start, Failover, Failback and other maintenance activities                       
  • Knowledge of build and manage the Disaster Recovery setup in any one of the cluster technology                              
  • Working Knowledge on the Disaster Recovery Exercise activities                            
  • Addition or removal of nodes to a cluster                      
  • Good knowledge on primary/secondary DNS servers and zone transfer                 
  • FTP server administration and chrooting                        
  • Knowledge of Apache virtual hosting                              
  • Knowledge of SSL web site configuration                       
  • Kernel understanding and tuning experience                               
  • Advance knowledge on LVM and Cluster LVM                              
  • Good knowledge of RedHat Global file system or OCFS                              
  • Good knowledge of VMWare Virtualization                 
  • Good knowledge of at least in one cluster technology (AWS, VMWare VCloud, Microsoft Azure)                
  • Knowledge of Hyper Converged technology (Nutanix)                               
  • Working knowledge on one of the mail server sendmail/exim/postfix/qmail                          
  • Advance Scripting (Bash, sed, awk and perl)                 
  • Deployment of atleast one Centralized Authentication Service (NIS, LDAP) 
  • Advance troubleshooting skills                         

Network Administration:

  • Configuration and Administration of various Utility Servers (NTP, DHCP, SAMBA)


  • Adhering to SLAs
  • ITIL Processes awareness and adhering to
  • Helping team members in case of Issues/Technical Problems
  • Handling Incidents, Service requests, Change and Problem Tickets (RCA and CAPA)
  • Troubleshooting technical issues
  • Ensuring that the processes are adhered to
  • Understanding of Multigeo support environment
  • Ensure maximum uptime according to the SLA
  • Implementing new technologies and design changes
  • Applying patches/upgrades to maintain security level
  • Assist in implementation of Data center consolidation
  • Health checkup of Linux servers
  • Defining parameters and threshold for server proactive health monitoring
  • DaytoDay reporting tasks
  • Vendor coordination & followup
  • Perform H/W & performance monitoring and implement recommendations


  • Bachelor’s Degree required

 About ASK: ASK Staffing is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Staffing connects people with amazing opportunities

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Name:               Joseph Jallu


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