Expert knowledge of Red Hat (RHEL) 6/7/8 or other Linux distribution.
Familiarity with C, UNIX system calls, and low-level O/S and network protocols.
Excellent troubleshooting and fault-finding skills.
Ability to write robust, maintainable code in Shell, Python and/or Perl.
Good knowledge and experience of using Linux provisioning and system configuration management tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Salt Stack, or Chef.
Experience in automation of a large-scale Linux deployment.
Effective troubleshooting skills across hardware, O/S, network and storage.
Experience working in a large, multi-national enterprise in any industry vertical, showing experience of communicating and collaborating in globally distributed teams.
Enthusiasm for modern development tools and practices including Git, Jenkins, automated testing, and continuous integration.
Experience of designing, implementing and supporting large scale production IaaS platforms.
Knowledge of building and managing Docker containers in a secure manner.
As a reference point, contributors to open source projects would be an ideal fit.