Linux System Engineer

Greenwood Village, CO;

Full-Time; $60 – $85 Hourly

Benefits: Dental, Medical, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance

NOVUS Professional Services is seeking a Mid to Senior level Linux Systems Engineer/Architect with Automation skills


You must be: 
  • Willing to work on-site at the client’s work location Parker, Colorado. ( The client is currently working in hybrid manner.)
  • Authorized to work in the United States. We cannot accept C2C candidates for this position.
  • Willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law and regulation.
The candidate will lead in the planning, design, development, implementation, and execution Linux systems engineering for the client’s Datacenter. Drives identification and adoption of best-in-class development. Designs, develops and implements platform enhancements and makes recommendations for improvements.


  • Hands-on experience with creating Linux system images and publishing them to a repository system such as Artifactory, etc.
  • Experience with LDAP mandatory.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, and / or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum eight years of experience in UNIX/Linux engineering.
  • Solid (RPM and Debian) Linux engineering, troubleshooting, testing and hardening experience.
  • Experience using new RPM tools like ip, dnf, nmcli.
  • Experience using apt, ubiquity, debian installer, ufw.
  • Familiar writing, reading and understanding yaml, and json files.
  • Automation/Scripting skills: perl, bash and python.
  • Hands-on experience designing, implementing and optimizing Linux file-systems.
  • Experience with vcenter, vmware ovftool, and hashicorp vault and packer tools.
  • Knowledge of CIS Workbench hardening, Linux Test Project and eliciting test cases; experience with Linux troubleshooting, hardening, and performance tuning.
  • Gitlab experience creating workflows, CI/CD pipelines, setting variables.
  • Familiar with Test Driven Development (TDD).
  • Experience with API-driven configuration.
  • Write and review pull/merge requests in Git.
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator.
  • Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, and suppliers in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straightforward, and professional manner.
  • Can clearly and professionally communicate with peers and solution vendors, both in person and through approved electronic communication means.
  • Ability to schedule and coordinate multiple projects, and communicate project requirements and objectives.
  • Ability to meet deliverable objectives with minimal supervision.
  • Understanding of Telco or related service provider services and technologies.

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