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Linux Engineer

Saint Louis Park, Minnesota; Frisco, Texas

As a member of MoneyGram’s IT team, you’ll work on a variety of engaging and innovative projects. We are a global company which provides very marketable experience working in a global environment, looking at the internationalization of working in the digital areas of the business, becoming exposed to managing risk/privacy, and adhering to GDPR and all global security guidelines. We operate with a scrum model, so our teams gain a strong understanding of the business, finance, and risk components related to their work. Working in Financial Technology offers the opportunity to broadly impact products that are used.

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Level: Mid
  • Travel: No
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Job ID 20010244 Date posted Feb. 24, 2020 Primary Location St Louis Park-Minnesota-United States of America Additional Locations US_Corp_Frisco_3000 Internet-Frisco-Texas-United States of America

The Linux Engineer will support MoneyGram's customers, stakeholders, partners, staff and overall business strategy through the servicing and management of its technological resources. The incumbent will be responsible for the support and implementation of Linux and other IT Infrastructure services across the enterprise. This position is also responsible for day to day operation and maintenance of critical business systems. The Linux Engineer successfully executes, and tests scheduled monthly maintenance plans to include: system jobs, backups, patch deployment, system changes, server automation, securing of various Linux platforms.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Designing, building, maintaining, troubleshooting and scaling RHEL systems, and public and private cloud infrastructure components and related applications

  • Participating in an efficient and cost-effective Infrastructure department with a focus on a stable and advanced environment, coupled with a strong understanding of business requirements to define and influence the Information Technology road-map.

  • Evaluating, designing and deploying integration architecture for infrastructure systems and related applications.

  • Developing and maintaining effective real-time monitoring systems to ensure proactive responses to server and cloud compute events and maintain uptime standards according to published SLA’s.

  • Prioritizing in fast-paced, high-pressure environments.

  • Research and implement enhancements to infrastructure systems as well as automation and monitoring.

  • Explore and work with industry leading technology and hardware.

  • Work alongside industry experts in the fields of finance and technology.

  • Lead/mentor junior team members.

  • Take ownership of and lead projects from start to finish including design, roll out, and testing.

  • Work on challenging and dynamic problems in a team atmosphere.

Any combination of relevant education and experience and/or related professional designations/certifications in this field is highly desirable.


  • Bachelors' degree preferred


  • 5+ years preferred of experience with systems engineering oriented tasks.

  • Experience with Linux servers working in bare metal and virtualized environments.

  • Expert Level experience with RedHat, RedHat Satellite, Ansible Tower experience is a plus

  • Experience with scripting languages and automation tools.

    Essential Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must be willing to take ownership and lead others.

  • Problem solvers who are driven, self-motivated, and "outside of the box" thinkers.

  • Motivated, dependable, and responsible team players.

  • Cloud experience is a plus, AWS and GCP

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