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Senior Linux Network Engineer

at Leviton

Posted: 8/1/2019
Job Reference #: 2944

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-NY-Melville
    CategoryInformation Technology
    Position Type
  • Overview

    This position is responsible for support reliable, flexible and rapid access to information throughout the organization for actionable decision making and improved business process cycle/productivity. Senior Linux Network Engineer responsibilities include leading and managing engineers in supporting existing Linux environment, team lead on new Linux-based application deployments, evaluating and recommending new technologies, implementing system security best practices, expanding hybrid cloud environment and lead architect on all infrastructure platform changes.


    • Cradle to grave management of all Linux platforms, including provisioning (on-premise or cloud-based), configuration management, performance tuning, security patching, software deployment, documentation and deprovisioning
    • Analyze and execute configuration and audit strategies to assist in ensuring compliance with standard settings and security direction
    • Implement, maintain, remediate and troubleshoot server and storage platform technologies
    • Conduct research and development to drive innovation and propose new technology
    • Support the operational posture of the Enterprise server and interconnections to attached storage (NAS, SAN) and supports incident, change and request cases submitted to the Linux team for resolution
    • Implementing and managing Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS hybrid environments, Linux environment automation and security
    • Participate in the development and execution of scripts executed by the Linux team
    • Implement system backups, backup monitoring and application restore testing
    • Monitor and correct critical server/storage issues and processes
    • Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS cloud architecture design, support and cloud services application evaluations and recommendations
    • Lead and manage on premise and cloud-based tenant migrations to Microsoft Azure, including data center environment and new acquisitions
    • Project Management and Implementation, Customer Service, Network Design, Technology Consulting, Computer/Network Maintenance and Support, Internal Network Support, Storage Consulting, Design and Implementation, Network Security, Disaster Recovery, Strategic Planning, Management and Training
    • Any and all responsibilities deemed necessary by management


    Education & Experience:

    • Minimum of 8 years of verifiable advanced networking and server/storage virtualization experience, including performing server, installs without assistance
    • Advanced knowledge of Oracle VM and Oracle Enterprise Linux platforms
    • Architecting Linux infrastructure supporting critical Oracle application environments
    • Deep understanding of VMware vSphere and Oracle VM virtualization
    • All aspects of designing, planning, implementing, automating, maintaining, troubleshooting and supporting global Linux environment, including Oracle Enterprise, RHEL and Centos platforms
    • Planning and executing complex projects including Linux platform migrations, enterprise storage migrations, network re-design, hybrid cloud/data center re-architecture and disaster recovery
    • At least 5 years of verifiable project implementation experience for midsize and enterprise businesses
    • Strong in most common and popular networking technologies as well as some of the more mature ones. Strong technical aptitudes, backed by at least 5 years of hardcore in the trenches experience, powerful communicator and a person who can manage and execute well under strict deadlines
    • BS/BA Degree in Information Technology / Management

    Skills & Abilities:

    • Dynamic interpersonal, communication and writing skills
    • Demonstrable vendor management skills
    • Ability to prioritize, respond to and follow through on multiple customer requests in a dynamic work environment
    • Ability to work independently and manage project teams


    • 10% overall; may be significantly higher during duration of a project

    Leviton is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.