Linux / Unix Administrator

linux, unix
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Travel not required

Job Description

Our client is a looking for Linux/Unix Engineer to join their North Suburban Chicago team.   This is a direct hire, in-office position.   

Unfortunately we cannot work with 3rd parties, C2C candidates or anyone requiring, either now or in the future, employment sponsorship.

Candidates need to be local to the Greater Chicago area and comfortable working an in-office role.

If you are comfortable contributing/working in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced and fun work environment, this may be the role for you!

Primary duties include:

  • Configure, monitor, and maintain services running in Linux/Unix environments
  • Design and deploy servers/services in a highly available manner
  • Monitor and apply security updates to applications and operating systems
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, developers, and admins to meet systems and infrastructure needs
  • Provision and manage Linux/Unix Servers in physical, virtual, and container environments
  • Provide leadership and technical direction within the department
  • Maintain high level of availability for production services
  • Responsible for Security of production infrastructure and systems.
  • Monitor resource utilization, recommend improvements to efficiency
  • Provision and manage Storage Systems
  • Install/configure Linux/Unix Systems
  • Take Lead on projects and initiatives for future growth

Technologies Utilized Include:

  • Various Linux Operating systems (Red Hat, Debian, Ubuntu)
  • LAMP Stack (PHP, Apache, MariaDB)
  • High Availability (nginx, keepalived, haproxy)
  • Containerization (Docker, Swarm, Kubernetes)
  • Virtualization (vmware, veeam)
  • Scripting (bash)
  • IBM Power Systems (AIX)

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience
  • Strong team player
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work accurately, efficiently and dependably with minimal supervision
  • Strong understanding of various Linux Operating systems. (Red Hat, Debian, Ubuntu)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Storage protocols (fiber channel, iscsi, nfs, samba)
  • Strong experience with web stacks such as LAMP or LEMP
  • Demonstrated knowledge of High Availability configurations (keepalived, nginx, haproxy)
  • Experience with install/configuration of Database software (Mysql, Mariadb, Oracle)
  • Basic understanding of networking (tcp ip, vlans, firewalls, DNS) 
  • Basic understanding of scripting (bash, powershell, korn) would be very helpful
  • Experience with virtualization technologies (vmware, veeam) is a plus
Dice Id : 10118866
Position Id : 7419207
Originally Posted : 5 months ago
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