Sr. Systems Engineer

Atlanta, GA

Onsite  -  Infrastructure / Network / Systems  -  Direct Placement  -  Job ID: 23-61733

INSPYR Solutions is looking for a Sr Unix/Linux Engineer to work hybrid in Atlanta for one of our clients. This is a direct hire/FTE position.

Sr Systems Engineer
Direct Hire/FTE
Hybrid – 3 days a week Onsite in Atlanta

Job Purpose

The Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for creating and maintaining availability and high-performance in UNIX development, non-production, and production environments. This individual works as part of a results-oriented, service-delivery team and assists configuration analysts, release engineers, developers, and operations teams. Additionally, the Systems Engineer performs root cause analysis of problems, selects, and implements automation tools, and actively participates in deeply technical discourse.


  • Assist in the design, planning and implementation of server solutions
  • Tune and design systems infrastructure for maximum available performance
  • Automation of manual tasks using scripting and application development
  • Investigate and adopt new technologies/tools as needs arise
  • Respond to and assist in production operations in a 24/7 environment
  • Evaluate, test, and integrate new operating system versions, drivers, and patches
  • Provide technical analysis, resolve problems, and propose solutions
  • Provide support to, and coordinate with, developers, operations staff, release engineers, and end-users
  • Educate and mentor team members and operations staff
  • Participate in a weekly on-call rotation for after-hours support

Knowledge and Experience

  • 5-10+ years of experience with the Linux Operating System (RedHat variants preferred)
  • Solid experience coding with any combination of Python, Ruby, Bourne, Perl, Java, API's, and others
  • Experience with automation/configuration management using either Puppet, Chef, Ansible or an equivalent
  • Familiarity with git, subversion, foreman, katello, Jenkins, or equivalent
  • Familiarity with DNS, Bind, DHCP, LDAP
  • Demonstrable knowledge of multi-tiered, highly available, and resilient application design
  • Knowledge of horizontal and vertical scaling for performance and high availability
  • Working knowledge of RedHat High Availability Cluster
  • Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift or equivalent container platform
  • Intermediate Linux administration and engineering
  • Top-tier analytics and problem solving
  • Ability to perform network analysis with tools, tcpdump, wireshark, tshark
  • Ability to work in a service-oriented team environment
  • Project Management, organization, and time management
  • Customer focused, and dedicated to the best possible user experience
  • Communicate effectively with both technical and business resources


  • Degree in engineering discipline or equivalent experience in Systems Engineering
  • 2+ year of experience with Multi-Factor Authentication
  • Intermediate understanding of application and server virtualization