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Linux Systems Engineer

Linux Systems Engineer

Quicken Loans Inc.

Position Details

Who We Are

Transform an Industry. Transform Your Career.


We’re constantly innovating the mortgage industry, so we’re constantly looking for flexible, curious minds that thrive when collaborating to solve complex problems.


And once those problems are solved, they’re ready for whatever’s next.


On the Technology team, when you’re not busy revolutionizing the mortgage industry with the technology that you create, you’ll get personal time each week to work on whatever tech projects you want.


If you’re ready to transform an industry and transform your career, we want to hear from you. 


What You'll Do/Need

The Linux Systems Engineer plays a leading role in the design, implementation and administration of our systems. This team member ensures the stability, integrity and efficient operation of the information systems that support core organizational functions.


  • Work with development teams to design, size, implement, monitor and support multi-tier applications across multiple data centers
  • Support Linux systems in environments running Red Hat and CentOS 6 and 7
  • Perform day-to-day systems administration and support activities such as user administration, expanding virtual disks and investigating monitoring irregularities
  • Work with the NOC technicians to identify, automate and document processes that can be handed off to the NOC
  • Assist development teams with troubleshooting complex problems that may exist at the hardware, software, network or application layers
  • Install, configure and utilize enterprise-wide infrastructure tools, including monitoring tools, log metrics and configuration management
  • Restore service during system outages and provide troubleshooting support to team members
  • Support multiple teams across a spectrum of new and emerging technologies
  • Participate in an on-call rotation schedule after-hours and on weekends


  • Four years of experience working with server-class hardware and virtual machines in a large scale environment.
  • Four years of experience in planning and implementing multi-tier architectures across multiple environments, while also analyzing system failures to minimize outages and interruptions.
  • Experience working with development teams and project managers to take projects from initial concept to implementation
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in an Agile environment.
  • Strong scripting and automation experience.

What’ll Make You Special 

  • Experience with web servers (e.g. Apache, Nginx) and caching services (e.g. Redis)
  • Ability to configure management tools (e.g. Ansible, Puppet)
  • An understanding of SQL servers (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB)
  • Experience with NoSQL servers (e.g. Riak, MongoDB)
  • Knowledge of clustering technologies (e.g. Hadoop)
  • Ability to work with monitoring systems (e.g. Zabbix, Nagios)
  • An understanding of container and virtualization tools (e.g. Docker, VMware, Vagrant)
  • Experience with version control (e.g. Git)
  • Knowledge of Red Hat Management software (e.g. Satellite, Spacewalk, Ansible Tower, IPA)
  • Ability to use log analysis tools (e.g. Splunk, ELK stack) and cloud-based hosting (e.g. AWS, OpenStack)
  • Experience with content management/Blogging tools (e.g. Wordpress)
  • An understanding of scripting and programming (i.e. Bash, Python)

What You'll Get

  • Excellent benefits package that includes a 401(k) match, medical/dental/vision, and much more
  • Opportunities to participate in professional and personal development programs, including personal empowerment coaching, leadership training and ongoing personal growth training
  • Other incentives, contests and rewards, including trips, event tickets, cash prizes, and more



Why We're Different


Corporate politics not your strong suit? The anti-corporate culture of Quicken Loans gives our team members the initiative to build solutions together and grow both personally and professionally. At Quicken Loans, we’re in the business of putting roofs over our clients’ heads, but we certainly aren’t putting ceilings on our team members’ careers. If you’re interested in working in a place with a philosophy that’s truly different, apply today.


Quicken Loans is an equal opportunity employer.


Disclaimer: Quicken Loans received the highest numerical score in the proprietary J.D. Power 2010-2016 Primary Mortgage Origination StudiesSM. 2016 study based on 3,267 total responses measuring 13 lenders and measures opinions of consumers who originated a new mortgage. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of consumers surveyed in July-August 2016. Your experiences may vary. Visit


Quicken Loans is the #1 online lender and the 3rd largest retail mortgage lender in America – according to National Mortgage News.

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