Our Client a Global tech firm is seeking a Senior SUSE engineer – Linux Engineer to join their team in Sandton on a contract basis. They offer stability, growth, attractive rates and an excellent working environment.
The position we are seeking is a "Linux Engineer" who is an expert in configuration management tools - an engineer with a solid grasp of Yaml, SaltStack, and Puppet that will implement SUMA and RHEL best practices. The ideal candidate will have already gained experience developing software for a Linux distribution and be familiar with the complex mechanics of packaging and the structure of Linux systems.
- Provides high-level design and architectural guidance for SUSE Cloud Service and SLES
- Pro-actively identify issues by becoming familiar with customer's technical and business environment while providing recommendations for resolution to these issues
- Share knowledge by writing technical documents and pro-actively sending helpful technical information to customers (upcoming patches, technical news)
- Document and communicate work performed in provided systems and document as requested
- Assist in the implementation of SUSE, Ubuntu, and Rhel solutions
- Interact with the existing Support team as required to meet the customer needs and always in a friendly and professional manner.
- Strong Analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Proven technical skills in delivering Linux solutions in one or more of the following:
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
- SUSE Manager Implementation and administration
- Good knowledge of salt-stack and puppet
- Experience with building software packages for Linux systems
- Very good system debugging skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Proven ability to work independently and take initiative
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field required
- Minimum of 5 years of SUSE experience.
- Three years of experience in Linux administration, and/or SUSE Linux administration