Linux Engineer Associate

  • ProQuest
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • Oct 06, 2021
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Linux Engineer Associate

Job Details


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The ProQuest Mission: Better research. Better learning, Better insights.

What if you came to work each day ready to revolutionize the future of research, teaching and learning? That’s how it feels to be a ProQuest employee. Whatever your chosen career path, you have an important role in helping ProQuest build the resources that empower librarians, faculty and students to create extraordinary outcomes. Software Engineer

What will I be doing?
The Linux Engineer Associate executes tasks in support of projects, security, installation, adds, changes, and deletes under the guidance and direction of Unix Engineering team.

In this position, you will also…
• Executes server hardware and unix/linux operating system configuration changes in support of complex and routine projects.
• Engages in a wide variety of first level systems troubleshooting tasks including infrastructure hardware, software, and security issues via the company trouble ticketing system and escalation process.
• Installs and configures new and replacement server devices including hardware, operating systems, third party software, and physical infrastructure.
• Configures server monitoring and automated escalations leveraging ProQuest best practices and industry standard software.
• Participates in troubleshooting large, complex, multi-team issues impacting N-Tier Client Server and SOA applications.
• Supports technology and software development teams and end users with server related questions and issues.
• Responds to and drives to completion any issues reported during assigned pager rotations.
• Integrates new standards, specifications, and technologies into existing processes and methodologies.
• Maintains and advances technical and non-technical skills.
• Leverages in-house and outside resources for training and shares knowledge acquired with the team.
• Follows ProQuest defined change management processes.
• Participates in team/department/company meetings.

Reasons you should apply...
1. You have experience working in Linux operating systems!
2. You enjoy collaborating with other teams!
3. You want to work in a purpose driven organization!

This job may not be a fit if...
1. You don’t have any experience with Linux operating systems.
2. You do your best work as a solo artist; the rest of the group just slows you down.

Qualified Candidates must have…
• Associate’s degree or higher in related field, plus 1 year of related work experience, or equivalent combination of education/certification and experience.
• Basic knowledge of at least three of the following: server hardware, unix operating systems, linux operating systems, unix services or security.
• Experience with problem solving, including the ability to capture, analyze, compare, evaluate, reconcile and order data.
• Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to professionally interact with a diverse blend of personalities to reach resolution and maintain strong relationships.
• Ability and strong desire to learn and master new technology.
• Experience working in a fast paced, complex environment with rapidly changing priorities.
• Strong written communications skills.
• Experience providing regular status updates and working with your leadership to define priorities and expectations.

Superstar Candidates will ALSO have…
• Vendor certifications, RedHat (RHCSA or higher).
• Hands on experience with Cisco UCSM.
• Hands on experience with Cisco UCS B/C, HP BL/DL or Sun/Oracle Servers.
• Hands on experience with Unix Services (DNS, FTP, NTP, DHCP, LDAP).

More to love about becoming a PQ employee!
• Forbes Ranks ProQuest among 2018 America’s Best Mid-Size Employers
• We offer professional development opportunities with a significant focus on learning
• We hold fun on-site events
• Our employee population is smart and highly collaborative
• We have a relaxed dress code… yes, that means blue jeans (and not just on Fridays!)
• All of our employees have access to ProQuest research products including e-books, genealogy and academic journals

At ProQuest, we embrace the power of our people and value our differences — in thought, style, sexual orientation, gender identity, culture, ethnicity, and experience — recognizing that our diversity makes us a stronger company. Encouraging a diverse, inclusive workplace gives us the business advantage of understanding and meeting the needs of our diverse customers, clients, and communities.

Other important information about this position:
• This position is based in our ProQuest office located in Ann Arbor, MI.
• This position requires weekday (Monday - Friday) attendance with some scheduling flexibility available around core working hours.
• Every position requires certain physical capabilities. ProQuest/PQ seeks to make reasonable accommodations that enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties when possible.

At ProQuest, we work hard and have fun doing it. If you are a passionate technology professional with a drive for success, please consider joining our talented team!!