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Systems Engineer - Linux

Posted on Mar 12, 2020 by Request Technology - Robyn Honquest

Gurnee, IL 60031
Immediate Start
$90k - $120k Annual


Systems Engineer Linux

Salary: $90k to $115K

Bill rate: $40 - $60 an hour

Bonus 5% and $6k profit sharing

Location: Gurnee, IL/Pleasant Prairie

Misc Info: Dress Code men shirt and tie women suits or dresses

*Full time and/or Contract to Hire*

Looking for a candidate with Linux Red Hat, VMware, Scripting for automation.


  • Design, plan and implement enterprise-wide Unix system solutions.
  • Support server software and hardware plus related applications and systems.
  • Design systems that proactively monitor health and performance of systems and infrastructure.
  • Assist in capacity planning, data center buildouts and performing software/firmware upgrades.
  • Implement tools to provide analytic trend analysis and performance data.
  • Assist in standardized design of new and existing processes and policies.
  • Document existing systems architecture and technology portfolio.
  • Recommend improvements and/or alternatives for existing systems.
  • Develop automation programs and scripts using Shell Scripting.
  • Research and recommend emerging technologies to increase cost effectiveness, system ability and future expandability.
  • Facilitate, lead and document meetings and discussions.
  • Act as a liaison between IT management and remote branches and technicians.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years experience with design, build and administration of Red Hat Linux preferred.
  • Experience working on VMware virtualization preferred.
  • IT certifications such as RHCE, RHCA, RHCSA preferred.
  • Shell Scripting (Bash, Korn, Perl) knowledge for automation.
  • Experience with automation tools such as Puppet, Red Hat Satellite, Ansible and Nagios.
  • Working experience with IBM AIX, VIOS, HMC, clustered file systems and GPFS.
  • Knowledge of networking, Ethernet, TCP/IP and remote communications.
  • Experience in designing and implementing high-availability and disaster recovery solutions in fast paced environments.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong customer service focus and experience with end users.

Reference: 861133477

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