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Senior Systems Engineer
Ref No.: 18-03152
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 120,000.00 - 130,000.00 /Year
Position Requirements (Linux):
  • Extensive experience with Linux preferably Red Hat (RHEL 6.X and 7.X)
  • In-depth knowledge of a Configuration Management System (CMS) i.e. Puppet, Ansible
  • Experience with the GNU build system i.e. Autoconf, Automake, Libtool, configure
  • Knowledge of software development tools, i.e. gcc, g++, gdb, make, git, subversion, and how they are used in a RHEL
  • Knowledge of the Red Hat packaging system including creating packages from source, inter-package dependencies, version control, repositories and deployment frameworks
  • Skilled with Linux performance measurement and troubleshooting using tools like perf, top, ntop, sar, as well as commercial systems.
  • Experience in automating all aspects of Linux system administration including mass server buildouts, surveys, inventory, asset management, and patch management
  • Senior level Perl, Python, and Bash programming skills, experience with Ruby, and formal object-oriented languages (C++/Java, etc.) a definite plus.
  • Experience in: NFS, SMTP, Autofs, LDAP, SNMP, NTP, PTP, Systemd, awk
  • Detailed understanding of IP and Ethernet networking concepts and how they are implemented and operate in a Linux
  • Experience with server hardware especially Client (ILO) and Dell (DRAC)
Position Requirements (VMware):
  • Strong experience with the VMware ecosystem including ESX, vSphere, and supporting tools
  • Experience in the administration of enterprise class VMware implementations, including the use of HA, DRS, templates, cloning, and vMotion
  • Experience integrating SAN, NAS, iSCSI and other storage technologies with ESX coupled with knowledge of how the physical and logical aspects of storage impact performance and reliability
  • Experience with Microsoft clustering in a VMware environments and troubleshooting VMDK/RDM issues with Windows guests
  • Familiarity implementing VMware solutions for database technologies like MS SQL Server and Oracle
  • Experience in VMware vCloud networking including NSX and Security 5.1 (including but not limited to TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, etc..)
Education: BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or an Allied Field