United Shore

  • Systems Engineer

    Business Unit
    United Shore

    The Linux Engineer will create and implement enterprise policies, procedures, and standards from the ground-up for our new Linux environment.  This position will also assist other engineers supporting virtualization, containers, storage, backup/recovery, and automation efforts.  Deep understanding of Linux systems and compatible third-party solutions is required for this role.


    • Define our policy, procedures, and standards for implementing Linux servers into our primarily Windows environment.
    • Implement our first in-house supported Linux systems by ensuring that we have adequate controls around access management, vulnerability scanning/remediation, life-cycle management, and backup/recovery.
    • Ensure the stable operation of our Linux infrastructure by cross-training our other engineers and admins with performance tuning and troubleshooting best practices.
    • Recommend and implement improvements in our virtualization platform, Windows environment, Active Directory, storage arrays, automation solutions and other systems.
    • Act as final escalation point for Linux server incidents.
    • Work closely with other members of Information Technology team to assist with project implementations and other tasks as requested
    • Participate in rotating on-call coverage or emergency response as needed



    • 5 or more years’ experience in a dedicated role supporting a large virtualized Linux environment.
    • 2 or more years’ experience engineering solutions utilizing Linux systems.
    • Strong desire to learn, or having experience with, VMWare, Windows Server, and storage infrastructure.
    • Experience in writing corporate policy, procedure, and standards documentation.
    • Strong verbal and non-verbal communication skills.


    • BS or BA degree in computer science, or equivalent experience.
    • Mortgage and/or Financial Services industry experience is highly preferred
    • Any recognized IT certifications considered a plus (MCP, MCSE, etc.)
    • Experience supporting virtualization platforms, storage arrays, or backup/recovery solutions
    • Experience implementing and supporting containerization solutions


    United Shore is a diverse group of over 2,700 mortgage experts, sales superstars, tech gurus, marketing whizzes and more. We’re a $30 billion and growing, family owned and operated company that still feels like family. Our award-winning workplace just happens to be home to the #1 wholesale mortgage lender in the nation, United Wholesale Mortgage. And we believe in setting our team members up for success by creating a unique, energetic culture where you can be yourself and still reach your professional goals.


    Here are some of the reasons you’ll love working here:

    • Free fruit, soft drinks and coffee
    • Gourmet cafeteria featuring homemade breakfast, lunch and a stationary food truck featuring $1 sliders
    • Wellness area including an in-house primary-care doctor’s office, full-time massage therapist and hair salon
    • Large, state-of-the-art fitness center with a full-size basketball court, outdoor sand volleyball court, plus Zumba and yoga classes
    • Convenience store featuring grab-and-go snacks
    • In-house Starbucks and indoor/outdoor café with Wi-Fi
    • Lawn vouchers to concerts at DTE Energy Music Theatre
    • Escape room for team-building activities
    • Indoor/outdoor putting greens
    • Bicycle-sharing program with bike and jogging paths


    All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Employees may be required to perform any other job related instructions as requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship. United Shore Financial Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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