Philadelphia Gas Works Senior Linux Systems Engineer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia Gas Works
Looking for a challenge and ready to light up your career?
The Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) is the largest municipally-owned gas utility in the nation, supplying gas service in the City of Philadelphia to over 500,000 customers. From its humble beginnings in 1836, PGW has grown into the large, modern facility that exists today. As one of the nation's leading natural gas providers, PGW prides itself on stability and continual growth. PGW is dedicated to becoming the Greenest Natural Gas Delivery Company in the region.
Make a difference in your future – Become part of the PGW Team!
Senior Linux Systems Engineer
Philadelphia County Residency/Domicile Requirement within 12 months of hire
This position will be part of a team responsible for the entire PGW network infrastructure. The team supports several critical areas, Enterprise Unix Servers; Intel based Novell, Windows and Linux Servers, VMWARE ESX, Storage Area Networks and a CISCO LAN/WAN infrastructure. Specific assignments may include large projects as well as routing maintenance and troubleshooting with both prioritized based on criticality to company operations. Under varying levels of supervision, this position plans, maintains, supports, troubleshoots and deploys technology to meet current and future needs. The position works with users and developers to analyze, design, and implement application systems and/or enhancements to existing systems. This position may include leading a team for a specific project.
Supports and configures several critical network areas including but not limited to:
Unix, Windows, Novell Open and Suse Linux Enterprise Servers
VMWARE ESX, HP-UX 11i and Storage Area Networks
NDS eDirectory and Active Directory
CISCO LAN/WAN and CISCO/IBM SAN Infrastructure
Microsoft Exchange, Lync, SharePoint, SQL Server
Implements, maintains and troubleshoots Enterprise applications
Deploys and configures new servers, server hardware components and new business applications
Provides third level support to assist the Desktop Support Group.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Services, or other related field of study.
Certifications in Novell, Microsoft, VMWare
Experience in Microsoft Office and Storage Area Networking, Zoning, Multi-Pathing, LUN Management and Enterprise directory concepts such as eDirectory, Active Directory, LDAP
Must have knowledge of and mastery in at least 2 of the following operating systems HP-UX11i, Microsoft Windows, Suse Linux Enterprise Server, VMWARE ESX.
Solid understanding of File Protocols (Novell NCP, CIFS, SAMBA)
Strong customer focus and ability to manage client expectations.
Must have knowledge of the business environment, IS infrastructure including software development, computer operations, network operations, telecommunications and deploying secure wireless networks.
Ability to effectively adapt to rapidly changing technology and apply it to technical infrastructure.
Stong analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to present and discuss technical information in a way that establishes rapport, persuades others and gains understanding.
Flexible with the ability to work out-of-hours as needed.
Residency Requirement: All employees of the Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) must live in the City of Philadelphia for the duration of their employment. If a candidate does not live in the City of Philadelphia at the time of hire, he/she must move into the city within twelve (12) months of his/her hire date.
We offer a strong benefit package that includes free basic health and dental insurance. PGW is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/VAAP/EEO.
Location: 800 W Montgomery Ave, Philadelphia, PA19122
While we appreciate all responses, only those who are uniquely qualified will be contacted. Local candidates will be given preference – interview expenses are not funded.
Department for Portal Display: Information Services Department
External Company URL: www.pgworks.com
ADP Department #: Information Services Department 
Street: 800 West Montgomery Avenue