• Junior Linux Systems Engineer

    Software Development
    US-CA-San Francisco
    Additional Job Locations
    US-NY-New York | US-CO-Boulder
  • Responsibilities

    The Junior Linux Systems Engineer is responsible for monitoring and maintaining the high availability production network environments of a global SaaS provider. Must be a self-starter, work independently as well as with a diverse and global technical team, and take ownership. This is a high visibility position in the technology group.


    Position responsibilities:

    • Engineering of systems administration-related solutions for various project and operational needs.
    • Install new/rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements in an HA environment
    • Install and configure systems which support infrastructure and/or R&D activities by application development staff.
    • Develop, maintain and document installation and configuration procedures.
    • Contribute to and maintain system standards.
    • Contribute to and maintain security posture of the system in accordance to IT Security Policies and industry best practices (OWASP, etc.).
    • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible, automated approaches for system administration tasks. Identify approaches that leverage resources.



    • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent
    • 2+ years working in a 24x7 production environment
    • Experience with Linux: RedHat, CentOS, Debian, etc…
    • Experience with MySQL and/or MariaDB
    • Experience with Virtualization, specifically VMWare ESXi and fail-over scenarios
    • Experience working with clustered / load-balanced servers
    • Knowledge of Shell, Perl, and/or Python scripting
    • Knowledge of Apache configurations and web server admin tasks
    • Knowledge of configuring and implementing Nagios monitoring software
    • Knowledge with OS and network security (firewalls and system hardening)
    • Experience with iSCSI protocol and NAS (network attached storage) solutions
    • Knowledge of protocols such as DNS, HTTP, LDAP, SMTP and SNMP


    Desired Skills:

    • Experience with regulated systems such as PCI DSS, HIPAA, ISO 270001, etc.
    • Ability to manage Cisco firewall configurations in high availability, redundant environment
    • Experience with SAN and iSCSI technologies is desirable (NetApp preferred


    For over 20 years, TransPerfect has provided comprehensive language and technology solutions to help our clients communicate and conduct business more effectively in a global marketplace. Equipped with a quality management system certified to both the ISO 9001:2008 and EN 15038:2006 standards, TransPerfect provides a full array of language and business support services, including translation, interpretation, multicultural marketing, website globalization, subtitling, voiceovers, staffing services, multicultural marketing, training and learning, and legal support services. TransPerfect also offers a suite of cutting edge technologies that significantly reduce costs and improve consistency throughout the translation process, making TransPerfect the vendor of choice for the world's leading multinationals.


    With revenues of $500 million and 3,000 full-time employees, TransPerfect is the largest privately held language services provider in the world. And with more than 90 client service locations on 6 continents, TransPerfect offers 24/7/365 client service and production capabilities. We attribute our growth to the skill, aptitude, and commitment of our high caliber employees. Put simply, we hire the most talented candidates and give them the guidance, resources, and opportunities they need to grow their careers in a thriving industry.


    TransPerfect offers a comprehensive benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid time-off, company sponsored life insurance, short term and long term disability, flexible spending account options, and a pro-active and accessible HR department that focuses on the staff’s health and happiness.


    TransPerfect is an equal opportunity employer.



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