linux system engineer resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Results-oriented and highly skilled Linux System Engineer with a proven track record of designing, implementing, and maintaining robust and secure infrastructure solutions. With extensive experience in Linux system administration, network configuration, and performance optimization, I have consistently ensured the smooth operation of mission-critical systems. Proficient in leveraging automation tools and scripting languages to streamline processes and enhance efficiency. Skilled in cloud computing platforms, such as AWS with expertise in deploying and managing scalable and highly available architectures. Adept at identifying and resolving complex system issues promptly, minimizing downtime and maximizing system reliability. Excellent communication and collaboration skills, enabling effective interaction with cross-functional teams and stakeholders. Committed to delivering exceptional results by continuously exploring emerging technologies and implementing best practices in system engineering.

03/2022 to Current Linux System Engineer Nic Inc. | Boise, ID,
  • "Proficient in designing, implementing, and maintaining robust and scalable Linux-based infrastructures."
  • "Expertise in optimizing system performance, enhancing security measures, and troubleshooting complex Linux environments."
  • "Strong command of shell scripting and automation for streamlined processes and improved efficiency."
  • "Extensive experience with various distributions such as Ubuntu, CentOS, and Red Hat, ensuring in-depth knowledge of their features and functionalities."
  • "Skilled in managing virtualization technologies like VMware and Docker to create and maintain virtualized Linux environments."
  • "In-depth knowledge of configuring and managing essential services like Apache, Nginx, MySQL, and PostgreSQL for high availability and seamless integration within the Linux ecosystem."
  • "Proficient in deploying Linux-based solutions on cloud computing platforms such as AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud."
  • "Solid understanding of networking protocols, including TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, and VPN, to troubleshoot network-related issues and ensure seamless connectivity."
  • "Experienced in utilizing monitoring and logging tools like Nagios, Zabbix, and ELK Stack for real-time insights into system performance and proactive troubleshooting."
  • "Active participation in the open-source community and commitment to staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in Linux technologies."
  • "Proven track record of successfully managing large-scale Linux infrastructure projects from inception to completion, ensuring timely delivery and client satisfaction."
  • "Effective collaboration with cross-functional teams, including developers, system administrators, and project managers, to achieve shared objectives."
  • "Adherence to best practices in configuration management and version control systems such as Git and Ansible for consistent and efficient deployment of Linux environments."
  • "Implementation of comprehensive security measures, including access controls, firewalls, and intrusion detection systems, to safeguard Linux systems from cyber threats."
  • "Strong problem-solving skills and ability to thrive in fast-paced environments, leveraging technical expertise to identify and resolve complex Linux-related issues."
01/2019 to 02/2021 Linux System Administrator Management Decisions, Inc. | Greenwich, CT,
  • Deployed, configured, and maintained IT infrastructure utilizing Linux-based systems, including RHEL/CentOS 6, 7, and 8.
  • Managed and automated ESXi host configuration across multiple hosts and clusters.
  • Automated Linux server patching by deploying Ansible playbooks to enhance security and mitigate vulnerabilities.
  • Built and deployed Docker containers to transition from a monolithic app to microservices architecture.
  • Created servers using AWS Cloud Formation scripts, launching EC2 instances, assigning roles and policies through IAM, and implementing Auto-Scaling, ELBs, and Security Groups within defined VPC.
  • Provisioned, configured, monitored, troubleshooted, and managed various storage solutions such as AWS S3, Glacier, EBS, and EFS.
  • Utilized GIT for source code management, including pushing, pulling, and committing YAML playbooks from the master GIT server.
  • Implemented optimal RAID clustering configurations on production systems.
  • Managed user access controls by authenticating with LDAP and Active Directory application profiles.
  • Resolved network stability issues using Tcpdump for capturing network traffic and analyzed it with Wireshark.
  • Configured NFS server and addressed any mounting issues related to exported NFS resources.
  • Conducted Root Cause Analysis to identify and remediate issues, while implementing measures for future-proofing
11/2016 to 10/2018 Linux Support Technician Boeing | City, STATE,
  • Implemented and administered RHEL virtual and physical server infrastructure
  • Collaborated with teams to upgrade equipment and design new techniques
  • Installed and configured Linux OS and hyper version for virtual machines , created Golden Images and customized configurations .
  • Configured Autofs server and NFS shares and Built software packages using Red Hat Linux, YUM and RPM
  • Troubleshot server performance issues and resolved memory problems
  • Developed automation framework using Crontab and Anacron
  • Configured NIC bonding for redundancy and improved performance
  • Transferred data using SCP and maintained technical documentation.
Education and Training
Expected in 01/2015 to to Trained in RHCSA | Corvit Institute of Technology, , GPA:
Expected in 2013 to to Bachelors of Arts | Superior College , , GPA:

Hard Skills

  • CI/CD PIPELINE Projects ( Gitlab and Jenkins )
  • AWS services (EC2, S3, EKS, RDS, Lambda, etc.)
  • Oracle ( VCN, OKE, Object Storage & vault )
  • Containerization technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Configuration management tools (e.g., Ansible)
  • Agile/Scrum Methodology
  • Continuous Integration ( Kaniko Builds, Trivy scan & Maven )
  • Continuous Deployment ( ArgoCD )
  • Infrastructure as Code Iac ( Terraform )
  • Cloud AWS (EC2, EKS, IAM. S3, NACL, DynamoDB VPC, EBS, Route53, AMI,Glacier, Cloud Watch)
  • Performance optimization HA ( Redis & RabbitMQ )
  • System reliability and scalability optimization
  • Security policy development and implementation
  • Linux Server ( Rhel 6,7&8) ( Centos7&8 ) (Debian Bulls Eye) (Ubuntu)
  • Virtualization VMware, Vsphere, Vcentre, Vmotion ESXI 5.5 & 6 KVM VDI.
  • Apache , Tomcat and Httpd
  • Net backup & SCP, Rsync & Bacula
  • Storage management & File Sharing NAS, SAN, DAS, LVM, RAID, NFS, SAMBA
  • Monitoring and alerting systems ( Nagios & Dynatrace )
  • Firewalld, SElinux, SSH, Nessus, IPtables
  • Active directory, open LDAP, ACL, RBAC and Keycloak
  • DataBase Postgres , MySQL, RDS & DynamoDB
  • Server management, Incident & Disaster Management.
  • Decommissioning, Patching & Provisioning .
  • Booting Process GRUB, PXE Boot & KickStart, Kernel Tuning & Parameters
  • Networking Protocols TCP/IP, NIS, DHCP, DNS, NFS, LDAP, SSH, SMTP, SNMP, SSL,HTTP, NTP, VPN, NIC Bonding

Soft Skills

  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem Solving and Troubleshooting
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Time Management and Prioritization
  • Continuous Learning and Improvement
  • Attention to Detail and Accuracy
  • Leadership and Mentoring
  • Decision Making and Strategic Planning
  • Conflict Resolution and Negotiation
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Emotional Intelligence and Relationship Building

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School Attended

  • Corvit Institute of Technology
  • Superior College

Job Titles Held:

  • Linux System Engineer
  • Linux System Administrator
  • Linux Support Technician


  • Trained in RHCSA
  • Bachelors of Arts

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