CTG Swift Operations Lead in Austin, Texas

Title: Swift Operations Lead

Location: US-TX-Austin

Other Locations: US-TX-Dallas

Job Number: 18205140

Our Fortune 50 client has a need for an experienced Swift Lead Engineer, Openstack storage, with a solid track record of completing assignments in a high volume, dynamic environment. This position is focused on the shared development and management of our Client’s cloud internal infrastructure of physical and virtual hosts. This is a great opportunity for technical growth and acquiring new skill sets. Troubleshooting and supporting many of the Cloud Infrastructure products and tools is a strong aspect of this role, and will allow for innovative ideas to improve performance, issue mitigation, and workflow . The perfect candidate will have experience with many distributions of Linux/UNIX in a cloud environment, as well as a wide variety of knowledge in multiple aspects of technology. This role requires the ability to adapt to change, continuously improving the services we offer as the premier hosting provider.

  • Location : Austin, TX (near The Domain) OR Dallas, TX (near The Galleria)

  • Duration: Permanent full-time position with our client


  • Responsible for all aspects of maintenance, management, administration, and support of Cloud internal Linux/UNIX based infrastructure

  • Work well within a distributed team and with external teams building on shared goals and concerns, team player attitude is an absolute must

  • Assist other departments in engineering highly scalable solutions for new and existing services

  • Participate in designing innovative solutions to improve current procedures

  • Manage multiple projects with various priority levels and time lines from start to finish

  • Act as escalation point for internal support departments in resolving a wide variety of customer facing issues regarding environment deployment, service issues, and technical questions

  • Consistently meet deadlines for complex issues and new projects involving multiple teams

  • Demonstrate best practices in all aspects of administration

  • Participate in weekly rotating on-call responsibilities, providing 24/7 coverage

  • Develop and maintain accurate documentation for internal procedures and services

  • Continuously stay abreast of new developments in supported operating systems to ensure consistent compatibility with established infrastructure


  • 3 years of applicable experience with Linux/UNIX systems in a production environment

  • Demonstrative mastery of Linux/UNIX administration skills

  • 3 years of experience with Cloud, Linux/UNIX based infrastructure

  • Debugging traffic flows from Linux Based systems

  • Openstack Swift and/or other HTTP REST based storage systems

  • Hardware and OS Driver Troubleshooting for Linux Based Systems

  • Understanding of basic network concepts, familiarity with TCP/IP and VLAN functionality

  • Strong experience with server, bare metal hardware in large datacenters including storage systems

  • Detail oriented, self-motivated, proactive, and accustomed to searching out best practices and solutions while adding to the team's knowledge

  • Strong understanding of the kernel and userland environments

  • Ability to automate solutions to repetitive problems/tasks

  • Demonstrative written and verbal communication skills to audiences with a wide variety of technical knowledge

  • Very strong troubleshooting skills towards root cause analysis and practical issue resolution

  • Must collaborate with other departments to resolve complex issues

  • Strong understanding of universal network services (DNS, HTTP, SNMP)

  • Knowledge of one or more scripting languages (Bourne shell, Ruby, Python)

  • Experience with PXE booting Linux Based OS installs

To Apply:

To be considered, please apply directly to this requisition using the link provided. For additional information, please contact Mary Nelson at 254-542-0013 CST and reference job number 18205140. Kindly forward to any other interested parties—thank you!


CTG (NASDAQ: CTG) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations. Backed by more than 50 years of experience and proprietary methodologies, CTG has a proven track record of reliably delivering high-value, industry-specific staffing services and solutions to its clients. CTG has operations in North America, Western Europe, and India.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such, we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work in Healthcare company by Modern Healthcare (2013-2016) in North America, and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

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