Makati City,

Sr Linux Engineer

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Digital & Technology / Information Technology


Makati City - National Capital Region - Philippines


Under general to broad supervision, manages and allocates infrastructure resources by monitoring and maintaining system platforms in support of CBRE's information technology operations. Provides secondary support for network hardware and software such as web applications and wide-area network (WAN) systems. May install and maintain UNIX servers. May serve as technical lead for projects with complex requirements. May also install and administer application software and manage the middleware component.

Duties, Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Design, implement, and evaluate current and future infrastructure initiatives for the the highest level of efficiency and performance
  • Work closely with various IT groups including but not limited to project management, database administration, network and security teams, application team and assist in overall architectural design, implementation, and troubleshooting
  • Analyzes, acquires, installs, modifies, and supports Linux operating systems, utilities and Internet/intranet-related tools
  • Configuration management and automation (e.g. Ansible or Python)
  • Perform problem diagnosis, troubleshooting, and resolution
  • Perform Linux OS installations, patching, and upgrades
  • Maintain operating systems and associated infrastructure software
  • Design and document SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) for system administration activities
  • Install and maintain Server OS, configuration, and patching levels using tools and automated installation like Red Hat Satellite.
  • A seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of area of specialization; resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways
  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments.
  • Ability to work night shifts (IST) as required.

Required Experience, Skills, & Technologies

  • 8+ years' experience in a level 2/3 enterprise server systems support role and/or Linux-based administrator position.
  • Expert level in on-premise and cloud providers systems administration
  • Expert level working with Linux Server in a virtualized environment
  • Expert level in integrating various Linux distributions (particularly Red Hat Enterprise and Ubuntu) in heterogeneous environments.
  • Expert level applying Red Hat Satellite to the management of all manner of Linux distributions.
  • Experience with High Availability and Disaster Recovery environments.
  • Experience with deployment automation tools (Ansible).
  • Experience with virtualized environments (VMWare).
  • Experience with storage technologies (RAID, CIFS/SMB, NFS, NAS, and SAN).
  • Experience with change and incident management processes
  • Self-motivated to seek out and resolve a wide range of issues in creative ways
  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
  • Networks with other senior personnel in their own area of expertise
  • Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments
  • On-call after-hours support will be required as part of a team rotation
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, MIS, or a related field required
  • RHCSA and/or RHCSE are preferred
  • Experience with compliance frameworks such as CIS, NIST, HIPPA, ISO, etc. are a plus.

Good To Have Skills:

  • Experience with virtual container applications (Docker).
  • Preferred experience with DevOps and SRE methodologies.
  • Good to have Cloud Knowledge in AWS and Azure or GCP.


Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in a related field of work or equivalent work experience. Requires technical and business knowledge in multiple disciplines/processes. Typically has 5 - 7 years of relevant work experience.


Technical certifications in the specialty area, such as CISCO or Microsoft.


Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.


Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.


Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.



Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.

Makati City,

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2020 revenue). The company has more than 100,000 employees serving clients in more than 100 countries. CBRE serves a diverse range of clients with an integrated suite of services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our website at .

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