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Linux Administrator

Location : Chicago, IL
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 10+
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :
The Linux Administrator is responsible for the planning, design, implementation, securing, administration, organization, documentation, maintenance, and support of our new and existing highly available application and web infrastructures.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Plan, design, install, maintain and troubleshoot highly available Linux systems including development, staging, production and DR environments

  • Conduct Linux systems administration, including performance monitoring/tuning, capacity planning, data replication/synchronization, DR environment availability, Nessus and OpenSCAP security audits with a focus on security and maximum availability

  • Install, configure and manage security for Operating Systems including the deployment of firewalls, IDS/IPS

  • Manage and apply hardening standards for adopted baselines to ensure maximum protection for all environments

  • Deploy, configure, manage and support web-hosting environments, i.e. Apache, MS IIS and load balancers for production, staging, development and test environments while supporting development teams

  • Deploy JBoss and Tomcat environments

  • Administer and monitor SAN storage systems

  • Conduct research and development to drive innovation and propose new technology to improve production systems and their reliability, security, and availability

  • Create and maintain systems and procedures documentation

  • Maintain, update and configure performance monitoring system

  • Maintain, update and configure availability monitoring systems

  • Utilize project planning practices to focus and manage time, tasks and deliverables. Use Microsoft Project Plan to build and maintain projects and subsequently meet deadlines and produce quality deliverables on-time and within established budgets

  • Scripting experience in Bash/Shell

Required Qualifications :

Job Qualifications

  • 10+ years of relevant experience required

  • Degree preferred

  • Expert in Linux Administration i.e. RedHat

  • Experience working with RedHat Identity Management

  • Experience working in mid to large 24/7 environments with high availability and scalability requirements

  • Experience working with SSL and TLS configurations

  • Experience working with servers deployed on hypervisors

  • VMware familiarity and experience preferred

  • Strong skills in designing, deploying, maintaining and monitoring highly available and scalable environments with strong security and performance requirements for Linux; familiarity with Nagios a plus

  • Familiarity with Ansible configuration management or similar systems desired

  • Strong troubleshooting skills of Linux platforms

  • Strong working knowledge and troubleshooting skills for Apache, MS IIS and load balancing technologies

  • Solid knowledge of network protocols and troubleshooting skillsof TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP and SMTP

  • Experience using WireShark or other network sniffing technology

  • Strong knowledge of storage subsystems, RAID configurations, and their interaction with OS level

  • Knowledge of Java Application platforms such as JBoss and Tomcat

  • Working knowledge and administration of SAN Systems – Fujitsu, Nimble and Pure Storage a strong plus

  • Experience with Oracle 11g/12c in Linux environments a strong plus

  • Conduct research and development while exercising creative thinking and ideation to advance business systems performance and availability

  • Strong, proven experience in scripting using Bash/Shell and Python/Perl a plus.

  • Strong work ethic and the willingness and ability to work hours necessary to meet project deadlines required

  • Production experience with MS Windows Server 2008 and above desired

  • Provide support to other team members, development teams, coach junior staff

  • Provide 24/7 on-call production support

  • Good writing and communication skills a must

  • Ability to travel 5%

  • Must be able to work on-site in the Chicago Office

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