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Become An Unix Engineer

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Working As An Unix Engineer

  • Interacting With Computers
  • Getting Information
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Mostly Sitting

  • Repetitive

  • $97,020

    Average Salary

What Does An Unix Engineer Do At Job Juncture, Inc.

* RHCSE or equivalent experience preferred. (Advanced Linux Systems Administration experience)
* In depth knowledge of configuration management tools (ex.
* Ansible, Chef)
* Experience with testing frameworks
* In depth knowledge of CI/CD methodology and workflows.
* Proven experience with automation toolsets such as Jenkins or Teamcity
* Scripting experience (Bash,Python,Ruby)
* Experience with Splunk, ELK, Grafana, and similar technology.
* Knowledge of automated Java build systems (Ant,Maven)
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Experience with Magento a plus.
* Experience with Source Control Systems (CVS, SVN, GIT)
* Some degree of basic day to day tasks Proof of work visa status will be

What Does An Unix Engineer Do At Jpmorgan Chase

* Define firm-wide security controls for the UNIX environment and related infrastructure services including UNIX file permissions, service management, IP filters and firewalls, file sharing, remote administration, account security, patch and release management.
* Ensure defined controls must be implementable and measurable.
* Create an execution strategy that focuses on embedding UNIX security controls into existing practices to enhance effectiveness.
* Successfully identify risk and demonstrate a reduction of risk across the UNIX environment.
* Establish and lead working groups to develop positions and drive approval for UNIX controls.
* Develop and support presentations to executive leadership.
* Manage applicable standards and procedures translating security requirements into easily understood controls
* Maintain subject matter expertise of the core discipline(s) for which you support.
* Provide executive level updates as required.
* Interface with Audit and IRM to coordinate and fulfill information requests.
* Key short term Deliverables:
* Partner with Global Technology and business aligned tech architecture and engineering teams to enable ground floor security reviews of new technology and deployment approaches
* Define standards and patterns to be delivered firm wide leveraging key cyber security principles and security fundamentals

What Does An Unix Engineer Do At Combined Insurance

* Provide 3rdlevel support for: UNIX systems including hardware and systems software; storage systems; Spectrum Protect (formerly TSM)
* Provide technical leadership, and hands-on resolution to critical and severity
* problems (this includes business and non-business hours)
* Continually review and enhance systems monitoring and alerting
* Partner with PMO and technical teams on project execution
* Partner with application and infrastructure teams to identify platform requirements
* Develop solutions that meet business requirements, and execute the deployment
* Ensure new technology is introduced and deployed on plan and on budget; remain accountable for technology introduction, and proper turnover including documentation for administrators and operations
* Identify opportunities to maximize the efficiency of the existing platforms or identify platform alternatives, and opportunities to reduce costs
* Provide hands-on oversight of our disaster recovery solutions ensuring there are no gaps

What Does An Unix Engineer Do At Spartan Resources

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How To Become An Unix Engineer

Most employers require network and computer systems administrators to have a bachelor’s degree in a field related to computer or information science. Others may require only a postsecondary certificate.

Education

Although some employers require only a postsecondary certificate, most require a bachelor’s degree in a field related to computer or information science. There are degree programs that focus on computer network and system administration. However, because administrators work with computer hardware and equipment, a degree in computer engineering or electrical engineering usually is acceptable as well. Programs in these fields usually include classes in computer programming, networking, or systems design.

Because network technology is continually changing, administrators need to keep up with the latest developments. Many continue to take courses throughout their careers and attend information technology (IT) conferences to keep up with the latest technology. Some businesses require that an administrator get a master’s degree.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Certification programs are generally offered directly from vendors or from vendor-neutral certification providers. Certification validates knowledge and best practices required from network and computer systems administrators. Companies may require their network and computer systems administrators to be certified in the product they use. Microsoft and Cisco offer some of the most common certifications.

Other Experience

To gain practical experience, many network administrators participate in internship programs while in school.

Advancement

Network administrators can advance to become computer network architects. They can also advance to managerial jobs in information technology (IT) departments, such as computer and information systems managers.

Important Qualities

Analytical skills. Administrators need analytical skills to evaluate network and system performance and determine how changes in the environment will affect them.

Communication skills. Administrators must be able to describe problems and their solutions to non-IT workers.

Computer skills. Administrators oversee the connections of many different types of computer equipment and must ensure that they all work together properly.

Multitasking skills. Administrators may have to work on many problems and tasks at the same time.

Problem-solving skills. Administrators must be able to quickly resolve any problems that arise with computer networks.

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Unix Engineer jobs

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Unix Engineer Career Paths

Unix Engineer
Linux Engineer Linux Systems Administrator Senior System Administrator
Data Center Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Senior Linux Engineer Senior Unix Systems Administrator Information Technology Manager
Director Information Technology Infrastructure
13 Yearsyrs
Engineer Program Manager Senior Manager
Director Of Enterprise Architecture
14 Yearsyrs
Devops Engineer Senior Systems Engineer Director Of Information
Director Of Managed Services
8 Yearsyrs
Unix Systems Engineer Unix Systems Administrator Information Technology Manager
Director Of Technology And Services
11 Yearsyrs
Engineer Project Manager Service Delivery Manager
Director, Service Delivery
13 Yearsyrs
Unix Systems Administrator Database Administrator Information Technology Manager
Director, Technical Operations
11 Yearsyrs
Systems Engineer Project Engineer Engineering Manager
Engineering Director
13 Yearsyrs
Senior Systems Engineer Information Technology Manager
Information Technology Director
10 Yearsyrs
Systems Engineer Systems Administrator
Information Technology Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Unix Systems Engineer Systems Engineer Information Technology Manager
Information Technology Systems Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Linux Engineer Senior Linux Engineer Senior System Administrator
Infrastructure Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Unix Administrator Senior System Administrator Director Of Information
Senior Director Of Information & Technology
13 Yearsyrs
Senior Unix Systems Administrator Senior System Administrator Information Technology Manager
Senior Information Technology Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Solutions Architect Infrastructure Architect Infrastructure Manager
Senior Manager Infrastructure
13 Yearsyrs
Senior Systems Engineer Systems Administrator
Senior System Administrator
8 Yearsyrs
Unix Administrator Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
8 Yearsyrs
Devops Engineer Architect Solutions Architect
Solutions Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Unix Systems Administrator Project Manager Engineering Manager
Vice President Of Engineering
13 Yearsyrs
Senior Unix Systems Administrator Infrastructure Project Manager Senior Project Manager
Vice President, Technology
11 Yearsyrs
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Unix Engineer Demographics

Gender

  • Male

    86.6%
  • Female

    10.7%
  • Unknown

    2.7%

Ethnicity

  • White

    68.7%
  • Asian

    17.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino

    8.0%
  • Unknown

    4.9%
  • Black or African American

    1.2%
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

    44.4%
  • Portuguese

    11.1%
  • Vietnamese

    11.1%
  • French

    11.1%
  • Hindi

    11.1%
  • Urdu

    11.1%
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Real Unix Engineer Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Senior Unix Engineer Qiagen Redwood City, Inc. Redwood City, CA Dec 02, 2016 $138,445
Senior Unix Engineer Qiagen Redwood City, Inc. Redwood City, CA Sep 29, 2016 $128,669
Unix Patch Engineer Resource Logistics, Inc. Weehawken, NJ Apr 30, 2015 $125,000
Senior Unix Engineer Autodesk, Inc. San Francisco, CA Aug 17, 2015 $115,000
SR. Unix Engineer Artech Information Systems LLC McLean, VA Jan 08, 2015 $115,000 -
$125,000
Unix Engineer Salesforce.Com, Inc. Herndon, VA Sep 09, 2012 $113,000
Senior Unix Engineer Jpmorgan Chase & Co. Columbus, OH Aug 02, 2010 $110,000
Hp-Ux Unix Engineer Staples, Inc. Framingham, MA May 01, 2011 $110,000
Unix Engineer Precision Global Consulting, Inc. Philadelphia, PA Apr 05, 2010 $108,000
Unix Engineer III Delta Dental of California Rancho Cordova, CA Jan 31, 2016 $103,730 -
$125,000
Unix Engineer III Delta Dental of California Rancho Cordova, CA Aug 14, 2011 $103,615 -
$134,780
Unix Engineer II Delta Dental of California Rancho Cordova, CA Dec 12, 2014 $92,700 -
$119,700
Unix Engineer II Delta Dental of California Rancho Cordova, CA May 24, 2010 $91,600 -
$118,000
Unix Engineer II Delta Dental of California Rancho Cordova, CA Jan 31, 2013 $91,600 -
$118,000
Principal Unix Engineer Group Health Plan, Inc. Eden Prairie, MN Jan 01, 2015 $90,640 -
$135,960
Unix Engineer Howard Hughes Medical Institute Chevy Chase, MD Oct 18, 2011 $90,000 -
$100,000
Unix Engineer Howard Hughes Medical Institute Chevy Chase, MD Feb 16, 2010 $90,000 -
$100,000
Network Administrator/Aix Unix Engineer System Soft Technologies LLC Woburn, MA Mar 04, 2015 $72,030
Network Administrator/Aix Unix Engineer System Soft Technologies LLC Gloucester, MA Nov 14, 2013 $72,030
Unix Engineer Valsatech Corp Rockville, MD Oct 17, 2016 $70,013
Unix Engineer Valsatech Corp Rockville, MD Sep 13, 2016 $70,000
Unix Engineer Digital Itechnology LLC Chicago, IL Sep 24, 2016 $70,000
Unix Engineer Digital Itechnology LLC Town and Country, MO Sep 16, 2016 $70,000
Unix Engineer Digital Itechnology LLC Twinsburg, OH Sep 17, 2016 $70,000
Unix Engineer Valsatech Corp New York, NY Aug 24, 2016 $70,000

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Top Skills for An Unix Engineer

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Top Unix Engineer Skills

  1. Solaris
  2. Linux Servers
  3. Storage
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Provided analysis of server and application related information for AIX, Solaris, and Intel environments.
  • Build over 300 Linux servers and migrated applications and data to them as part of the MROC move.
  • Worked on Storage migration tools.
  • Updated data in inventory management package for software and hardware products.
  • Managed backup, recovery, and archival functions utilizing VERITAS Netbackup software.

Top Unix Engineer Employers