Sr. Linux Engineer

4 weeks ago
Requisition ID
Position Type
Temporary Full-Time
US-CA-Los Angeles

About PCM

PCM is one of the fastest-growing value added direct marketers of technology solutions for business, government and educational institutions as well as consumers. We’ve built an environment that is fast-paced, growing and continually changing with the needs of industry. Our rapid growth and expansion has created numerous career and advancement opportunities. 


Providing IT solutions nationally since 1987, PCM, Inc. is an industry recognized, publicly traded, value-added direct marketer of technology products, services and solutions to businesses, government, education, and individual consumers. Fully accredited and authorized by major manufacturers including HP, Apple, Cisco, Microsoft, Dell, and 1500 others, PCM offers product and service solutions through field sales, call center, and eCommerce venues. With annual sales of $1.5B+ , 3000 employees and over 400,000 products available, PCM delights in serving small, medium and enterprise level businesses. 


PCM is an exciting and rewarding place to work.


  • Responsible for technical administration, engineering and support of information systems, enterprise applications and infrastructure.
  • Provides technical expertise and direct support for the planning, coordination, upgrade, enhancement and implementation of systems and infrastructure/application software.
  • Configures, installs, maintains, applies patches/fixes and troubleshoots physical and logical tiers of applications/software/systems.
  • Assists with conceptualization, design, and set up of systems architecture and its various components
  • Participates in the development and implementation of technical standards, policies and procedures.
  • Works as liaison with contractors and vendors as needed.
  • Serves as a mentor for other technical staff and provides consultation, guidance and support as needed to operational and technical staff.
  • Ensures stable performance through performance monitoring and tuning.
  • Ensures timely system maintenance, participates in the planning and implementation of major software and hardware upgrades
  • Works independently or as a member of interdisciplinary teams on complex projects.
  • Participates in capacity planning, workload modeling and prediction of resource needs.
  • Ensures that change management procedures and methodologies are implemented and followed


  • 5-8 years of Linux engineering experience in enterprise environments
  • Skills in AIX, Solaris, RedHat HA, RedHat KVM preferred.
  • 3-5 years Linux administration experience, working experience with Windows Servers, SAN, Server hardware (Cisco experience preferred) AWS and/or Azure and Office 365
  • Strong IT operations and engineering background, preferably in a financial services organization
  • Knowledge of multiple operating systems and related utilities and hardware Knowledge of storage management
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP
  • Knowledge of network monitoring and tools
  • Knowledge of technical writing principles and practices
  • Skill to effectively analyze and solve problems
  • Skill in software installation and maintenance
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Highly organized with a proven ability to prioritize workload, meet deadlines, manage several complex projects at one time, and utilize time effectively for staff and self.
  • Experience with backup client/server software
  • Required to have experience with cluster software
  • Advanced scripting skills
  • Competent with mainstream office automation, project management, and communications tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with PowerPoint and Visio for workflow architectural diagrams.

Why work for PCM?



PCM Offers:

  • We offer an environment for career-driven individuals seeking to make a solid contribution to our company objectives and their own career enhancement. If you want to work in a challenging, performance-based environment and be rewarded for your efforts, then PCM is the place to build your career.


    PCM offers a competitive base salary, bonus, 401K with a company match and medical/dental benefits as well as an Employee Purchase Plan, company sponsored discount programs and paid time off.   


    PCM is more than an IT provider: we are a trusted technology partner for thousands of businesses across the country specializing in cloud, data center, mobility, networking, security, and software solutions.

    PCM: The right technology, delivered! 




We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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