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2nd Shift Linux Systems Administration

Posted on Mar 12, 2019 by Request Technology

Chicago, IL 60601
Information Technology
Immediate Start
$75k - $100k Annual

2nd Shift Linux Systems Administration

*Permanent full time role*

A prestigious company is on the search for a 2nd Shift Linux Systems Administrator. They are looking for someone who can work Monday to Friday, 2:30 PM till 10:30 PM 2nd shift Linux Systems Administration. They will be working on tier 2 support of critical systems that can never go down. They need to be expert with Linux and Red Hat.


  • Use the latest in systems management techniques to develop, test, and deploy configuration changes globally.
  • Reduce administrative overhead wherever possible, an "automate everything" attitude.
  • Identify key performance and capacity metrics and build scalable monitoring systems.
  • Play a lead role in several R&D efforts and evaluate emerging technologies.
  • Work closely with development teams on capacity scaling and performance tuning.
  • Ensure Linux systems are adequately hardened and meet our security requirements.


  • Seven to ten years of experience managing a large 24x7 enterprise environment (hundreds of Servers, multiple sites).
  • Deep understanding of the Linux Kernel (scheduling, networking, I/O, monitoring).
  • Solid background in configuration management (puppet/salt, build RPMs, deploy updates).
  • Strong understanding of software engineering (design, testing, version control) and experience in two of: Python/Ruby/C/C++.
  • Highly methodical and analytical approach to problem solving and evaluating technologies.
  • Dedication to quality and attention to detail.
  • Expected hours are M-F 2:30 pm to 10:30 pm CST.

Reference: 668189850

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