1+ months

Linux/Container Administrator - UNI00014

Roseland, NJ 07068
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Primary Location United States-New Jersey-Roseland

Prudentials Global Technology Organization (GT) is seeking a Senior Linux and Container Engineer. This exciting position will offer a qualified candidate the opportunity to be a part of a dedicated Linux Engineering/Operations practice in a corporate IT organization.  At the same time, they will partner closely with one of Prudentials strategic lines of businesses to leverage the Linux and Kubernetes for a competitive advantage.  We are looking for someone who is self-motivated, has passion for technology, and a desire to provide outstanding customer service.  The position focuses on ensuring the reliability and maintainability of services that are leveraged on the Linux Platform.  A successful candidate will utilize technology to automate solutions and optimize outcomes, never wanting to see the same class of problem twice.  The top technical skills for this role include advance Linux skills to support Linux instances and Docker Container initiatives using Kubernetes, including scripting/coding skills for automation. Candidate must have Advance Linux skills to support Linux systems and Docker Containers/Kubernetes



  • In-depth knowledge of virtualization technologies (essential - Linux VM and desired - OVM)

  • Design, implement, and maintain environments (essential - RHEL 7/8 and desired - OEL 7/8)

  • Design, implement, and maintain automation for deployment  (essential Ansible)

  • In-depth knowledge of orchestration, containers, and Docker (essential Docker/Kubernetes and desired - AWS ECS)

  • Implement deployments across various IaaS providers (essential - AWS)

  • Execute performance tuning activities, develop monitoring processes, and provide performance recommendations for Linux environment (essential)  

  • Support Linux Servers and configurations plus reporting and monitoring (essential)    

  • Provide 3rd level support where needed, including diagnostics and tuning (essential)  

  • Interface with and guide application owners and developers to install, develop, and maintain, the application servers (essential)    

  • Establish processes and procedures for application loading and configurations (essential)    

  • Creation of architecture documents, operations process and procedure documents, troubleshooting documents, and run-books (essential)     

  • Contribute to the design, development and execution of system changes (essential)    

  • Provide 7x24x365 support for the company (essential)    

  • Late nights and weekend work will be required (essential)  

In addition to the qualifications above, the candidate must be able to work well in a team environment while providing leadership in areas of expertise. Candidates will be interviewed for potential in all areas of responsibility described and must also have the skills below:

The candidate should be a self-starter, have the aptitude to work on complex projects individually, and at the same time excel when working in a team environment.  

2-3 years experience in information technology required and a four year Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or related field.

Excellent written oral, written, and technical documentation skills.

Extensive experience managing a production environment

@!*!Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States Asia Europe and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The companys well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength stability expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services including life insurance annuities retirement-related services mutual funds asset management and real estate services. For more information please visit www.prudential.com.

Prudential is not accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this open position unless contracted with Staffing. Agencies must work with Staffing as the primary point of contact and follow the Prudential application process to be considered for business. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Prudential via-email Internet or directly to hiring managers in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of Prudential and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Prudential.
Note: Any search agreement entered into with Prudential before January 2004 is null and void. Search firms are essential to the recruitment and staffing efforts at Prudential and we value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. Prudential has established and regularly maintains a preferred vendor list and even preferred vendors need to have a written search agreement signed by the Director Recruiting Programs Staffing at Prudential in place for the specific position in order for a fee to be paid for any candidate referrals.
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Posted: 2020-09-15 Expires: 2020-12-12

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