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Systems Administrator Unix - D
Ref No.: 17-04967
Location: Abbott Park, Illinois
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 10 Years
Start Date / End Date: 08/21/2017 to 08/31/2018
 10+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN THE FOLLOWING: RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including networks. Duties may include setting up user accounts, maintaining library of system documentation and installing system-wide software and allocation of mass storage space. Activities may include administration of personal computers, client servers, electronic mail, on-line and internet resources, local area networks and wide area networks, and standard application software products. Interacts with users and analyzes vendor products. May recommend purchase of hardware and software, and coordinates installation with vendors and/or technicians. Trains internal users. Develops and monitors policies and standards of allocation and use of office automation equipment and resources. COMPETENCIES: Experience with a variety of operating systems protocols and tools, depending on the type of platform or application to be administered. Able to rapidly absorb and implement new technologies and procedures. Capable of performing tasks in dynamic/changing situations and, under stress, optimizing availability of system services to users/LOB staff. Familiar with SDLC methodologies. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Understanding of Mainframe, Midrange, Database, Web, and Client Server technologies. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline. At least three years of experience in systems support and working knowledge of specific technology to be administered. Familiarity with multi-platform environments. Understanding of security systems. 


Description/skill sets needed 
• Automate infrastructure tasks and software tool installations using Shell Scripting (Bash, Ksh, Awk, Sed), PERL, and BMC BladeLogic Server Automation. 
• Assign execution of automated tasks to Client's Managed Service Provider. 
• Assist Managed Service Provider as needed. 
• Provide Linux expertise to design teams. 

• BS degree in technical field or equivalent experience 
• Strong Shell Scripting Skills (Bash / Ksh) 
• Strong Linux Skills (Redhat preferred) 
Good to Have: 
• Other Unix operating system experience 
• PERL Scripting 
• BMC BladeLogic Server Automation Experience