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Linux Support Engineer

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Linux Support Engineer
Philadelphia, PA
Long-term Contract

As the Linux Security Support Engineer, you will provide security and visibility into expanding public and private cloud footprint. As the Linux Security Support Engineer, you will also provide insight into future security needs of various technologies such as containers and you will be responsible for managing and maintaining this company's 'Indicator of Compromise' system. This Linux Security Support Engineer will be expected to perform duties such as Linux system support, security application support, and customer assistance. You will also onboard consumers who are lacking Linux security and will provide visibility for app owners and security teams.


If you feel that describes you, keep reading and apply!


Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Linux system admin experience and 2+ years experience in Linux security
  • Experience with endpoint protection in Linux i.e. Symantec Endpoint Protection, McAfee, Crowdstrike CarbonBlack
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Understanding of Linux kernel modules, package management and automation mechanisms (i.e. scripts, config management etc.)
  • Ability to diagnose and interpret CPU, memory, disk and network stats from a bare metal and vm point of view
  • Basic understanding of web apps tools
  • Customer-oriented
  • Strong written and verbal skills

Responsibilities:

  • Assist various teams with security agent installation via various Linux mechanisms such as RPMs, DEBs and configuration management
  • Assist and train app teams to create custom application dashboards and security policies
  • Integrate security tools with SIEM and NOC business processes
  • Plan and execute software upgrades with 0 downtime to users and no loss of historical data
  • Update security policies based on 0 days
  • Investigate back end app health and performance based on agent scale
  • Maintain and monitor back end systems (backups, patches, software upgrades)



Eight Eleven Group provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Eight Eleven Group provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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Location US-PA-Philadelphia
Employment Type Contractor
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type IT & Technical
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Brooksource

Brooksource is an IT Services Company, specializing in the recruitment and placement of high level IT professionals. We offer competitive compensation, paid holidays, 401k, health benefits, flexible work schedules and just about anything a top tier candidate would demand. Our diverse client base covers all industries and provides us the opportunity to place you, the candidate, in positions that span the entire IT spectrum. Learn More

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Justin Masri
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Job Description

Linux Support Engineer
Philadelphia, PA
Long-term Contract

As the Linux Security Support Engineer, you will provide security and visibility into expanding public and private cloud footprint. As the Linux Security Support Engineer, you will also provide insight into future security needs of various technologies such as containers and you will be responsible for managing and maintaining this company's 'Indicator of Compromise' system. This Linux Security Support Engineer will be expected to perform duties such as Linux system support, security application support, and customer assistance. You will also onboard consumers who are lacking Linux security and will provide visibility for app owners and security teams.


If you feel that describes you, keep reading and apply!


Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Linux system admin experience and 2+ years experience in Linux security
  • Experience with endpoint protection in Linux i.e. Symantec Endpoint Protection, McAfee, Crowdstrike CarbonBlack
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Understanding of Linux kernel modules, package management and automation mechanisms (i.e. scripts, config management etc.)
  • Ability to diagnose and interpret CPU, memory, disk and network stats from a bare metal and vm point of view
  • Basic understanding of web apps tools
  • Customer-oriented
  • Strong written and verbal skills

Responsibilities:

  • Assist various teams with security agent installation via various Linux mechanisms such as RPMs, DEBs and configuration management
  • Assist and train app teams to create custom application dashboards and security policies
  • Integrate security tools with SIEM and NOC business processes
  • Plan and execute software upgrades with 0 downtime to users and no loss of historical data
  • Update security policies based on 0 days
  • Investigate back end app health and performance based on agent scale
  • Maintain and monitor back end systems (backups, patches, software upgrades)



Eight Eleven Group provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Eight Eleven Group provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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