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Linux System Administrator(1008265)

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Apex Systems
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Apex Systems has an exciting new position in the Southwest Suburbs of Chicago

As a systems administrator, you will install and manage a diverse array of hardware and software. You are highly technical and will work directly with other server and service administrators to ensure the continued expansion, reliability, and sustainability of the service infrastructure as well as compliance with internal policies. Success in this role means you are able to support servers in a mixed operating system environment and work efficiently with other operations groups. Researchers will rely on your guidance when it comes to the environment so you will have a direct impact in keeping research productive.

Position Requirements

Bachelor’s and 2+ years of related experience.
Experience implementing, troubleshooting, and supporting Linux/Unix operating systems.
Experience with Puppet, Chef, Ansible or equivalent configuration management tool.
Experience with scripting languages (e.g., Python).
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.

Desirable Skills:

Experience building custom packages for RHEL/CentOS using RPM.
Experience implementing systems-level security technologies like SELinux and following security best-practices.
Familiarity with tools like GitHub and GitLab.
Experience with in the field of datacenter infrastructure management (UNIX/Docker/ Kubernetes/ Microservices)
Knowledge of Storage Area Networking and associated storage arrays.
Experience using tools such as Grafana and Nagios to monitor systems, metrics, and create dashboards.
Experience deploying and maintaining virtualized environments using VMWare.
Knowledge of networking.
EEO Employer

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