Barton Associates

Principal IT Infrastructure/Cloud/Network Engineer (On Site)

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Information Technology
Regular Full-Time
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With the Healthcare industry entering an unprecedented growth period, there has never been a greater demand for talent and resources. As a business service provider in the healthcare space, Barton Associates is primed for significant growth in the coming years, and we’re looking for talented people to join our team and grow along with us.


That’s where you come in!


Barton Associates is seeking an exceptional engineer with a solid understanding of Linux, network storage, and infrastructure to join our IT team. If you are a self-starter who is passionate about building scalable and resilient systems, takes pride in finding the best technology solution for a business problem, and is excited to work in a highly collaborative environment alongside a diverse team of experts every day, join us at Barton Associates.


  • Design, build, configure, and maintain Linux and related high performance systems and storage on premise and in the cloud
    • Debian/Ubuntu, CentOS, RHEL
  • LAMP stack performance tuning
    • Apache2, NGINX, php-fpm
  • Work closely with the software and business teams to identify computing requirements and develop solutions
  • Monitor infrastructure and applications for uptime and resource utilization, identify performance bottlenecks, and implement changes to improve performance
  • Improve operational efficiency through automation
    • Chef, Puppet, Scripting, Lambda
  • Maintain detailed documentation of system build and operational procedures
  • Off-hour support is required on occasions


  • 4+ years of Linux administration experience in a medium to large scale environment
    • Understanding of a windows enterprise structure 
  • Extensive experience in provisioning and configuration management tool
    • CloudFormation 
    • vCenter templating
  • Solid knowledge of network protocols
    • BGP, OSPF, Policy Based Routing, IPSec 
    • JunOS, Vyatta, EdgeOS, Unifi experience preferred
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), and Azure
  • PHP, JavaScript, Node.JS, General Scripting experience preferred
  • Knowledge of agile development and continuous deployment
  • Good writing and communication skills
  • Bachelors in Computer Science, related field or equivalent demonstrable experience
  • High degree of integrity, honesty, and reliability

Company Overview

Barton Associates specializes in providing the healthcare industry with best-in-class staffing (Locum tenens) services throughout the United States. Since its inception, Barton has prided itself on building exceptional relationships with both its clients and providers, all of which originates from their world-class training program and strong commitment to their employees.


Locum tenens, a latin term meaning “holding the place,” is a $4.4 billion industry that is projected to reach $6.2 billion in the next 5 years.  As our industry continues its rapid growth path, Barton Associates is poised to grow along with it. In 2001, Barton Associates was founded in a small office in Massachusetts’ North Shore. Since then, the company has grown to 10 offices across 7 states (Massachusetts, Florida, Connecticut, Texas, New Hampshire, Nevada, and Arizona) with more on the horizon.


Barton Associates is committed to equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. Barton Associates is an E-Verify employer in the United States. Barton Associates is committed to employing people with disabilities and accordingly will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities in accordance with applicable law. Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should make a request to the Human Resources Department at "HR@bartonassociates[dot]com" or 978-513-7100.


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