Just got word my team is requesting a Linux Developer type next year.
Sticking my thumb in the wind, I'm going to guess Linux system
administration would be A Good Thing(TM) - but not the most important
thing - and more important is structured programming ability (perl, ksh,
bash) and knowing how to reuse code. If I were to add in my own
requirements, which I may be able to do, I would have to say a solid
understanding of TCP networking, REST protocols, mysql/mariadb basics
would be on the list. Toss in some LDAP or Active Directory. Finish it
off with fluency in agile and testing methodologies. You could liven it
up with test-driven development and really make me smile :)
I'll post more when I have the req - probably Feb/March time frame.