Deloitte Cloud Operations (Senior Consultant) - Deloitte Platforms - SNET in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Cloud Operations (Senior Consultant) - Deloitte Platforms - SNET


Deloitte s Solutions Network (SNET) is a global network that connects Deloitte s solution centers, extended delivery centers, clients, and vendor partners. The primary focus of the SNET is to support client development projects, client pursuits, solution development, and practice development. The SNET does this by providing project teams with a hosted infrastructure that includes a large mix of hardware vendors, operating systems, and technical application expertise. The SNET also provides on-site technical architecture and application experts for Deloitte s clients.

The Solutions Network consists of experts with knowledge of all major package applications and technologies PeopleSoft, Oracle, SAP, Siebel, Middleware, BI/DW, JAVA, .Net, Networking, SAN, Server Virtualization, Cloud, etc. SNET staff is exposed to new and emerging technology, and in many cases serves as an R&D function for Deloitte.

As a dynamic and leading edge company, Deloitte offers a phenomenal opportunity for staff to join a high growth environment to expand, enhance and strengthen their client service and technology skills.


The Linux System Administrator will be responsible for architecting and operational support for activities related to Linux hosting on multiple cloud based platform architectures including AWS, Azure, and GCP. This individual must understand thoroughly how to leverage cloud technologies with hands-on technical experience. This is a client-facing role with a major focus on support of Deloitte s hosting cloud ecosystem.

The Linux System Administrator position will be focused on the following activities:

  • Linux administration advisory services, Architecture, Operations, R&D, Training, Pursuits, and Practice Support initiatives

  • Architect, deploy and administer Linux virtual machines in a multi-tenant/vendor cloud environment

  • Create Intellectual Property (BP, POV, Roadmap, tech guides, strategy guides, POC, Sale inserts, surveys, and requirements templates)

  • Responsible for managing the architecture and operational support of the Linux environment. This includes developing Active operational processes and procedures and training team members

  • Develop, deploy, and manage OS hardening, and improve operational efficiency

  • Troubleshoot and remediate Linux issues and produce documentation for issue tracking

  • Develop a strategy to automate Linux operational procedures leveraging cloud automation technologies and strategies.

  • Work with application owners\groups to ensure proper security standards are being followed for client projects and solutions

  • Create and manage internal staff documents for Linux and security procedures to provide uniform, compliant environment for production implementation

  • Develop documentation for maintenance procedures for the Linux infrastructure


  • 5 years of relevant professional experience in a large, diverse, server environment

  • Bachelor-level degree in engineering, information technology, data communications, telecommunications, computer science, or equivalent educational or professional experience and/or qualifications. Certifications in system administration, system architecture, virtualization or cloud technologies preferred

  • Demonstrate expert experience with architecting, implementing and administering Linux systems in a multi-tenant/vendor cloud environment

  • Expert knowledge in Linux OS security and hardening methods

  • Knowledgeable in Linux patching technologies including Red Hat Satellite server and YUM

  • Knowledgeable in centralized Linux authentication technologies such as Centrify and Active Directory

  • Experience with scripting, automation, and orchestration technologies such as Chef, Ansible, Python etc

  • Provide Linux system architecture expertise to Deloitte s hosting ecosystem supporting our project teams and clients

  • Provide Linux system administration, and operational support of client production environments including operating system installations, mail, authentication, and upgrades

  • Maintain Linux OS and network and security, including user authentication

  • Deployment and operational expertise in Red Hat, SUSE, Ubuntu, and Cent OS

  • Demonstrated experience with architecting and deploying large cloud and virtualized environment. This includes compute, memory, storage, network resources and associated services

  • Full lifecycle management of environments from deployment, through maintenance, to decommission

  • Provide experience in virtual server technology to resolve technical issues, and hands-on client project support

  • Work with application owners/groups to ensure proper architecture and function of Deloitte's hosting ecosystem

  • Create and maintain best practices documentation for Linux procedures and processes

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