Infrastructure Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Toronto

Apex Systems

Infrastructure Engineer

Apex Systems is a global IT services provider, and our staffing practice has an opening for a Infrastructure Engineer with experience designing, building, and maintaining IT infrastructure to place at our client, a top Canadian Bank

Client: A top Canadian Bank

Terms: 12 months, with opportunity to extend

Location Hybrid- 1-day onsite- Downtown


Overview:

We are seeking a highly skilled Infrastructure Engineer to join our dynamic team. You will play a critical role in designing, building, deploying, and maintaining our Linux operating system infrastructure. This position focuses on the “How” – developing and automating solutions to support our transformation initiatives.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, build, and deploy standardized Linux OS images.
  • Implement and automate patching processes for efficient and scalable updates.
  • Integrate patching workflows with ServiceNow for streamlined ticketing and tracking.
  • Leverage Red Hat Satellite with Ansible Tower to manage capsules and build automation playbooks.
  • Troubleshoot complex infrastructure issues and develop custom features to address specific needs.
  • Partner with operations to provide Level 3 support during major outages.
  • Analyze the impact of new Red Hat features and capabilities on our infrastructure and enterprise environment.
  • Ensure the secure configuration of Linux systems by enabling features securely and implementing safeguards for mandated security controls.
  • Participate in the certification process for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) versions, including RHEL 9.
  • Maintain a proactive approach, anticipating new Red Hat versions and their potential impact on infrastructure.
  • Develop a framework for automated monthly patching with reusable and extendable playbooks.
  • Analyze the limitations of existing tools like Etrust and identify alternative solutions for efficient and flexible deployment.
  • Possess a strong understanding of the Linux environment to identify and overcome potential roadblocks.


Requirements:

  • Proven experience in designing and packaging Linux OS images.
  • Expertise in Linux system administration, including user management, security, and performance optimization.
  • In-depth knowledge of automated patching methodologies and tools (Ansible Tower preferred).
  • Experience integrating infrastructure management tools with ticketing systems (ServiceNow preferred).
  • Strong understanding of Red Hat Satellite and its functionalities (capsules, playbooks).
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills with the ability to develop creative solutions.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment with a collaborative team.
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.

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