Red Hat Linux Engineer - Creve Coeur, MO

Creve Coeur | Missouri | United States

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Red Hat Linux Engineer - Creve Coeur, MO

Six City Place Dr
Creve Coeur, Missouri, 63141-7167
United States

Red Hat Linux Engineer - Creve Coeur, MO

The opportunity:

  • The Red Hat Linux Engineer provides support, implementation and design services for Unix systems.
  • Applies new solutions through research and collaboration with other team members and determines appropriate course of action for new initiatives. 
  • Implements new technology levels and projects as required. 
  • Other key responsibilities include resolution of assigned case and change requests and acts as an escalation resource for support issues. 

How you will impact WestRock:

Project Activities (60-70%)

  • Lead installation, configuration and upgrade projects.
  • Identify project timeline, major milestones and resource requirement.  
  • Determine application and infrastructure needs for projects or initiative.
  • Document new installation and configurations and ensure existing documentation is current and relevant.
  • Coordinate project activities with project managers and other team members.Provide cross training to other team members.
  • Create training materials and presentations as needed.
  • Collaborates with AIX team as well as other teams on Infrastructure designs.
  • Responds to management requests and direction.
  • Assist with documentation and process and procedure development. 
  • Participate in the development, implementation and maintenance of standards.

Infrastructure Support (30-40%)

  • Deals with all inquiries effectively and responsively, deciding upon appropriate follow-up action.
  • Performs problem analysis to resolve system or application issues.
  • Performs complex diagnosis of problems, consulting with IT team members; coordinates implementation of fixes and enhancements.
  • Collaborates with other analysts/architects as required.
  • Responds to critical issues during off hours when necessary.
  • Recognizes difficult situations and prioritizes and responds accordingly.
  • Providing on-call support on a rotating basis.
  • Complete support incidents and change requests within pre-defined service level agreements.
  • Regularly communicate status of incidents and requests with customers and key stakeholders via e-mail, phone and face-to-face as dictated by the severity and circumstances of the incident.

What you need to succeed:

  • Degree - BA or BS in Computer Science, Information Management preferred.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in IT.
  • Experience with Red Hat Linux is required.
  • Experience with VMWare is required.

What we offer:

  • Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence.
  • Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities.
  • An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential.
  • A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.

WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans. 


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