Linux System Engineer | 688282

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A Linux System Engineer contractor is needed in Columbus, Ohio to build Linux servers and the necessary components to achieve project goals (Cloud/On-Prem). You will work closely with project management, technical services and support group, external vendor partners, and the client to ensure a smooth implementation and transition of the servers and related products.

You will also be responsible for building Linux Servers, upgrading, migrating (Windows Servers/Linux), decommissioning, and the documentation and staff training on their aspect of the projects.

Qualifications / Skills Requirements

  • Experience with HP hardware and the associated Linux Operating System and Software (On-Prem and Cloud).
  • Experience working with products on a variety of Open Systems.
  • Experience as an Engineer providing support for large projects from requirements through implementation.
  • Able to analyze, develop, and enhance engineering workflow processes.
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Project with the ability to create, modify and execute implementation plans.
  • Excellent analytical abilities, resulting in problem resolution.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Familiarity with networking technologies.
  • Working knowledge of configuration.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Good co-ordination and organization skills.
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience / training towards technical certifications


  • This is NOT a Linux admin position doing daily break/fix tasks, but rather an engineering position.
  • Ability to work closely with the project team to gather and interpret requirements for HP Hardware/Cloud and the associated Linux Operating System and Software.
  • Build/upgrade/migrate servers based on these designs.
  • Capable of debugging implementation issues.
  • Capable of writing in various administrative scripting languages.

Additional Requirements:

  • Proficient with installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux on HP ProLiant hardware/Cloud.
  • Knowledgeable in VMware and blade server’s technologies.
  • Strong knowledge in the implementation of High Availability (HA) concepts and ability to implement the various vendors software/solutions in this environment.
  • Knowledgeable in Red Hat Linux and a thorough understand of Storage concepts including disk partitioning with LVM on Enterprise Storage and its relationship to Linux servers (On-Prem/Cloud).

Revel IT (formerly known as Fast Switch) is one of the fastest-growing, privately held, IT Staffing companies in the nation. Our client base includes 32% of the Fortune 25. We have major offices in Dublin, OH, Phoenix, AZ, Los Angeles, CA, and Austin, TX and are rapidly expanding into new markets from coast to coast.

  • In addition to standard health and 401k benefits, we offer referral bonuses and training/continuing education opportunities.
  • 5-year client retention: 99%
  • No. 1 supplier with customers: 53%
  • Top 3 supplier with customers: 77%
  • Consultant retention: 94%

Revel IT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Revel IT does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.


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