Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Job Description
The Advisor, Store Systems Engineer is responsible to act as technical lead and subject matter expert on projects and business support requests of all sizes, from initiation through successful completion. The Advisor should be able to provide multiple solution approaches and be able to perform the engineering and drive the development required to implement any selected option. In alignment with Store Systems Management, the Advisor is also responsible for providing day to day coordination of activities pertaining to project direction, planning, estimating, project health and reporting, problem resolution and collaboration with key stakeholders to ensure project goals are met. In addition, the Advisor provides Store Systems Management with regular status updates and proactively provides mentoring to individuals on best practices, continuous process improvement, and completion of customer satisfaction initiatives.
Linux Systems Administrator / Engineer

Duties/Responsibilities (Detailed):
• Administration of RedHat/CentOS Linux systems
o RHEL/CentOS 7 - SysV/init boot configuration
o RHEL/CentOS 7 - systemd boot management
• Extensive knowledge of BASH required
• Installing System updates
• Linux OS management
o Sudo
o Cron
o Syslog / Rsyslog
o Using RPM to install packages
o Using zypper to install packages
o Setting file permissions
o Using ACLs / ACEs to manage file/directory access
o Differentiate between hard links vs soft links
• Linux boot process
o Understanding the boot process
o Troubleshooting boot issues
o Boot alternate operating systems
o Boot alternate disks
o MBR partitioning
o GPT partitioning
• Virtualization (3+ Years’ Experience)
o Building and Maintaining VMs using KVM
o Creation of virtual machines & OS installation on VMguests
o Allocating resources to virtual machines
o Templates and cloning
o Configuration of datastores
o Network Bonding
o Pass-through devices
• LVM - Logical volume manager
o Add/expand/configure disks with LVM
o Disk partitioning with FDISK
o Disk partitioning with PARTED
• Docker Containers
• Open Source - Understand what is available, how to get, install, configure and support.
• Scripting
o BASH functions, loops, command line arguments
o Usage of AWK, SED, PERL, pipes
o Good knowledge of regular expressions
o Script debugging
• Networking
o Configuring network interfaces
o Clear understanding of the system files that impact network configuration
o Troubleshooting network connectivity issues
 Ping
 Traceroute
 TCP vs UDP
 Tcpdump
 Netstat
 Sockets
 Routing
 Firewalls / iptables
o Experience with Network Address Translation (NAT/PAT firewall configuration.)
o Experience with Network Masks and CIDR Notation
o Configuring & managing DNS/BIND
o Conditional forwarding
o Master/Slave configurations
o Installing, configuring DHCP on Linux
o Dynamic dhcp pools
• SQUID proxy
o Installation & configuration
o caching only proxy server
• mySQL/MariaDB
o installation & configuration of a db
o backup & restore
o Basic understanding of SQL queries
• Apache
o installation & configuration
o integration with tomcat
o SSL certificates
o configuring virtual hosts
o security considerations
o generating key files, CSRs, self-signed certificates
• Tomcat - Installation & Configuration
• Experience with using, generating and managing SSL certificates
• NTP – configuration, validation, peers, servers and synchronization
• SSH Configuration
o Private / Public key generation & management
o Sharing files/directories to specific clients
o Security considerations
o NFSv3 vs NFSv4
• CUPS – Configuration, Managing printer queues, Remote printing & Troubleshooting printer subsystems.
• General Troubleshooting Skills in the following areas:
o Disk failure
o Filesystem failure
o Network failure
• Hardware
o HP ProLiant DL360 server
o ILO management
o Raid configuration
• Comfortable installing Server hardware in Data Center

Required Qualifications
- 3+ years direct experience as a SYSADM building and supporting RHEL / CentOS Server systems.
- 3+ years experience in a large Enterprise Data Center environment. (> 1K Systems)
- 3+ years of experience of BASH scripting
- 3+ years of experience working with business users, gain a deep understanding of their needs and translate those needs into specific project deliverables.
- 3+ years of experience working with Application teams to translate requirements into functioning systems.

COVID Requirements
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
CVS Health requires its Colleagues in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.
  • If you are vaccinated, you are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status within the first 30 days of your employment. For the two COVID-19 shot regimen, you will be required to provide proof of your second COVID-19 shot within the first 60 days of your employment. Failure to provide timely proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status will result in the termination of your employment with CVS Health.
  • If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 30 days of your employment in order to remain employed with CVS Health. As a part of this process, you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.

Preferred Qualifications
- Experience with Ubuntu Desktop
- Prior experience writing bash scripts with 1000’s lines of code.
- > 5 years experience managing servers in a large enterprise environment (> 5K systems)
- Experience with Zabbix Monitoring Tool
- Experience with ELK
- Experience with managing systems in Azure Cloud (Private)
- Experience with OpenLADP
- Experience with SSH Key Management
- Experience with AMANDA Backup Tool

H.S Diploma with 8+ years experience required
Bachelors of Science in a Technical discipline preferred

Business Overview
At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities. See Job Description

Woonsocket, Rhode Island

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