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Senior Linux Engineer

United States, CA, San Diego

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Dassault Systèmes is seeking an experienced Linux Systems Engineer with a background in Automation and DevOps to join the AMERICAS based Systems & Storage (IaaS) team.


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What will your role be?


Linux and Automation Infrastructure Engineer will join a global project team responsible for researching, defining, implementing, and supporting standards and best practices for LINUX kernel based operating systems.


You will ensure compliance of all of all Americas based endpoints by enforcing those standards and providing advanced technical support to our internal business partners.


Your Challenges ahead


  • Maintain and improve the automation infrastructure (Jenkins, Ansible, Git/Gitlab and more) to deliver infrastructure as code.
  • Develop new playbooks, roles, code to address requirements.
  • Create automation solutions and collaborate with engineers and business groups in IT DevOps environment.
  • Define requirements, install & manage production and R&D Linux OS environments.
  • Manage authentication to Linux OS via NIS or LDAP.
  • Capable of developing useful tools, scripts to automate and ease day to day tasks.
  • Investigate and make recommendations for compliance in complex non-standard environments.
  • Integrate, certify, and coordinate endpoint compliance on servers and workstations of companies acquired by Dassault Systèmes.
  • Participate in scrum, sprint meetings to discuss issues and tasks. 
  • Proficiency in the simplification of complex ideas in conjunction with documentation creation
  • Be self-motivated and eager to learn and understand the environment quickly.
  • Ability to resolve new, complicated technical problems via self-research and/or vendor support
  • Mentor and guide fellow junior colleagues as needed.


Your key success factors


  • Your background demonstrates a particular interest in complex technical issues in various environments.
  • You have a minimum 3-5 years of experience in a similar position related to enterprise administration of Linux distros including:
    • Red Hat Enterprise
    • CentOS
    • Ubuntu
  • Experience automating infrastructure with configuration management systems (Ansible/Puppet/Chef/Jenkins)
  • Proficient in scripting languages such as Python, Shell scripting, and Powershell
  • Proactive, affable, and collaborative approach to developing and maintaining internal partnerships
  • Customer centric focus with an emphasis of delivering world class customer experience
  • Excellent communication skills ranging from tech-talk to business talk
  • Outstanding interpersonal and problem solving skills, combined with a willingness to learn
  • Ability and willingness to travel nationally and/or internationally <5%
  • Conferred Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or technical equivalent


Plusses, not required


  • M.S in Computer Science Engineering or a related discipline
  • 7-10+ years of progressive IT experience within a large matrix global organization
  • 4 - 6 years of hands on experience in creating/managing Ansible playbooks, roles, Jenkins, Git
  • Hands on experience in administering an on premise Gitlab and CI/CD processes.
  • Kubernetes and Docker knowledge/experience highly welcome.
  • Knowledgeable in VMware ESXi and NSX and networking concepts (TCP/IP, Routing, Layer-2 Adjacency, etc.)
  • Utilizing cloud API’s for infrastructure automation.
  • Understanding SAN environment for virtual and physical servers.
  • Experience deploying enterprise detection and response software
  • Knowledge of Network Access Control software (Forescout or equivalent)
  • Achieves performance goals and objectives in line with the team wide vision and goals.


Compensation & Benefits

Dassault Systèmes offers an excellent salary with potential for bonus, commensurate with experience. Benefits include a choice of plans providing comprehensive coverage for medical, dental, vision care for employee & dependents as well as employee life, short & long term disability, tuition reimbursement, immediate 401K enrollment, 401K match (50 cents on the dollar, up to the first 8% of your eligible compensation that you contribute based on match eligibility criteria), flexible time off policy, and 9 paid holidays.

Equal opportunity

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at 3DS are based on merit, qualifications and abilities. 3DS is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical or common conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, national origin, ancestry, age (40 and above), disability, veteran status, military service, application for military service, genetic information, receipt of free medical care, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. 3DS will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Covid statement

Our Company requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to provide documentation of full vaccination, unless qualified for a medical, religious or state-required accommodation or otherwise exempt consistent with applicable law.  Although accommodation requests will be considered (and granted where appropriate/possible), it may be determined that a candidate is unable to adequately perform the essential functions of the position without imposing an undue hardship due to customer requirements, staffing needs, or other business reasons. Definition of full-vaccination: Employees are considered to be fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine.
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