Linux Systems Engineer

Engineering Orlando, Florida Herndon, Virginia


Position at Windward Consulting

Windward Consulting is at the forefront of Service-Centric IT. With strategic consulting, unparalleled technical expertise and our proven Windward Service-Centric IT RoadMap, we help our clients align the core competencies of process, organization, information and technology to run the most sensitive and mission-critical IT environments in the world. 

If you are looking for an opportunity to be involved with a team of individuals who are working within a Fortune 500 company solving complex technical challenges, then we are looking for you. We are looking for people who are passionate about technology and have a "roll up their sleeves mentality". Here at Windward we offer numerous opportunities to expand your experience in various areas depending upon your aptitude and interests. Our employees are not only passionate and driven but strive to ensure customer quality is delivered consistently and effectively. 

You will be responsible for providing service delivery, troubleshooting, and support of moderately complex engagements for various clients. This position is part of a cross-functional team, which works with Professional Services, Product Support, and Engineering within the Platform Services organization on firm-wide initiatives. In addition, responsible for deploying software and hardware advancements on strategic customers, as well as working on a variety of moderately complex Linux, SQL, Networking and Coding challenges.

• Responsible for delivery, troubleshooting and support of moderately complex engagements for various clients by providing best practice expertise.
• Responsible for deploying software and hardware advancements on strategic customers.
• Identifies, troubleshoots, and escalates product issues experienced in preparation for, during, and after software and hardware advancements.

• Key contributor for vast Solutions Knowledge Base/Internal Wiki.
• Drives process improvements for software installations and migrations, as well as providing Engineering teams feedback on making the product work better for our customers and us.
• Provides service expertise and works cross-functionally with subject matter experts in other departments to transform the customer vision into a finished implementation.

• Stays current with releases by reading technical releases notes, document known issues and workarounds and communicates to appropriate internal department. Masters additional platform service offerings and related products as they are released.
• Perform other duties as required or directed


• 3 years’ experience with Linux, MySQL
• 1 years’ experience with BASH shell scripting, ticketing systems like ServiceCloud, networking protocols SNMP, TCP, UDP, IP
• Experience with coding in languages such as PHP, Java, Javascript, C, C++
• Prior exposure working in a fast-paced environment preferred


• Strong communication and customer service skills
• Demonstrated ability to independently identify job challenges and ways to improve them from a technical and process perspective
• Exhibited organization and multi-tasking skills
• Exhibited self-driven traits with an eagerness for continued learning
• Demonstrated troubleshooting and research skills


Orlando, FLA

Windward strives to attract and retain the best individuals and provide an environment where they can all grow professionally and build a rewarding career. We continually strive to create an environment that balances work life and offers benefits that will enhance the compensation package. We offer Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance and AD&D, as well as the option to purchase additional Life Insurance and AD&D, Paid Time Off, Personal Leave, Holidays, 401(k) plan with company match and work/life balance.

 Windward is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or veteran status.



WINDWARD CONSULTING GROUP, INC. (WINDWARD) PROVIDES EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY WITHOUT REGARD TO AN APPLICANT’S COLOR, RACE, SEX, PREGNANCY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, DISABILITY, RELIGION, MARITAL STATUS, GENETIC INFORMATION, VETERAN STATUS, OR ANY OTHER CHARACTERISTICS PROTECTED BY FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL LAW. WE WILL CONSIDER THIS APPLICATION ACTIVE FOR 90 DAYS AFTER OUR RECEIPT. THEREAFTER, YOU MUST REAPPLY IF FURTHER INTERESTED IN EMPLOYMENT. I CERTIFY THAT ALL ANSWERS GIVEN BY ME ARE TRUE, ACCURATE AND COMPLETE, I UNDERSTAND THAT THE FALSIFICATION, MISREPRESENTATION OR OMISSION OF ANY FACT ON THIS APPLICATION (OR ANY OTHER ACCOMPANYING OR REQUIRED DOCUMENTS) OR PROVIDED ORALLY, WILL BE CAUSE FOR DENIAL OF EMPLOYMENT OR IMMEDIATE TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT, REGARDLESS OF WHEN OR HOW DISCOVERED. The application will be given every consideration, but its receipt does not imply that the applicant will be employed. In exchange for the Company’s considering my application for employment, I authorize investigation of all statements contained in this application and any supporting documents. I authorize Windward to secure information about my experience from former employers, educational institutions, government agencies, or any references I have provided, and for those parties to provide information concerning my experience, and I hereby release all parties from any liability arising from such investigation. In exchange for the Company’s considering my application for employment, I hereby authorize my former employer to release to Windward any personnel information and records, favorable or otherwise, which my employer has kept regarding my employment, including my work performance. I understand that Windward may retain photocopies of my records for its files, whether I am offered employment or not. I hereby release all parties, including my former employer and Windward from any liability arising from the release, review and retention of any records pertaining to me.