Mettawa, Illinois

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Brunswick Corporation Infrastructure, Cloud and Operations is seeking a Cloud Engineer focusing on Linux systems to be responsible for recommending and managing the implementation of best practices on Linux/Unix based systems across Brunswick divisions.  This person will work as a member of the Escalated Support and Operations reporting to the Director of Escalated Support and Operations. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Working with the architecture team develop and document procedures and practices for supporting and maintaining Linux based systems.
  • Provide guidance and oversight to a group of contract administrative resources from a 3rd party contractor
  • When required, provide 24x7 operational systems support. This could involve evening, night and weekend coverage.  
  • Work to ensure that best practices in management of Linux/Unix systems in cloud systems such as Azure and OCI are maintained.
  • Work to assure that targeted service levels for production systems availability and performance are met or exceeded
  • Work with project teams comprised of project managers, developers, application vendors, application administrator, and application users to provide systems support for Linux based systems for deployments and upgrades. 
  • Work with other members of the Infrastructure Cloud Operations team to support and resolve issues and prevent downtime.
  • Follow and enforce policies, procedures and standards, and ensure their conformance to procedures. This applies to both non-production and production systems.
  • Follow and enforce Brunswick Change Control Policy for production changes.
  • Develop and enforce the policies for the set of Linux systems, including intended use, promotion path requirements, access and refresh strategy
  • Working with 3rd party teams, maintain currency in new developments and technology, to provide a strategic direction for the organization

Skills / Qualities:


  • Above average written and verbal communication skills
  • Can effectively communicate technical information to non-technical personnel
  • Ability to work as a valued member of a cross functional team to achieve increased productivity and effectiveness

Problem Solving:

  • Rigorous problem-solving capability, able to dissect a problem into its component parts and identify the root-cause
  • Possess a systematic approach to issue analysis and resolution
  • Ability to traverse from a user-view of the system to the to the transaction flows to the system level in order to understand and trouble-shoot system issues
  • Work cross-functionally and think both critically and strategically
  • Creativity

Organization / Planning

  • Organized approach to job
  • The ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines


  • Good people skills
  • Is results-driven
  • Has a positive attitude


  • B.S. in Computer Science, or equivalent experience

Job Knowledge/Experience:

  • Three 3+ years of system administrator experience including current versions of Linux variants, especially Oracle Enterprise Linux and RedHat.
  • Experience working with Linux systems based in cloud environments such as OCI and Azure.
  • Hands-on system management experience, as an administrator; including development, deployment, and change management; ongoing backup/recovery, monitoring and management, and tuning.
  • Good technical skills in support of Linux systems, including system installation and upgrade, backup and recovery, data server migration, maintenance and support, release management, troubleshooting, performance tuning, developer and third-party product support, etc.

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to travel up to 5%, for Brunswick site-support, or for education.
  • Ability to support production systems on a pager or other on-call and remote-support basis for 24X7 systems availability, for emergency support, and for systems maintenance required to be performed outside of business hours.

We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and inspiration. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process.

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Mettawa, Illinois

Brunswick Corporation is a publicly held company listed on the New York and Chicago stock exchanges, with sales over $5.2 billion in 2018. While we are family to approximately 16,000 employees around the world, three divisions in more than 30 countries create a local environment. Our global headquarters is located in the Chicago suburb of Mettawa, IL. Since Brunswick was founded in 1845, the Company has grown to become a world leader in the marine industry. We’ve been successful in the market for so long because we maintain a focus on driving innovation, while leveraging best practices and veteran industry knowledge. Here, your ideas for company growth are backed by a 175-year legacy of experience.

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