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Engineer - Systems
Ref No.: 18-16270
Location: Itasca, Illinois
Position Type:Contract
Candidate will be responsible for the operations and support of server/infrastructure environments at both AWS and on-premise data centers.
Candidate will have a broad knowledge of Microsoft, VMWare and AWS technologies
This individual performs all tasks associated with supporting storage, virtualization, and server systems including standardization, software distribution, break/fix troubleshooting, patching, and inventory management.
Create and implement standards and best practices for AWS cloud infrastructure
Create cloud migration paths to AWS for existing systems at data centers
Contribute to discussions with software developers to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment, security, and high availability
Assist with designing, deploying, and managing automations for our cloud-based systems
Configure and manage system monitoring for our data center and cloud environments
Deploy patches to servers (Windows, Linux)
Work with DBA team to provide support for Oracle and MSSQL systems
Participate in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within IT operations
Provision storage and present LUN's to servers in AWS (Zadara) and on-premise data center (HPE 3par)
Create backup policies, monitor backups, and create backups for servers, and understand RPO and RTO with relation to disaster recovery

Minimum 5 years Windows Server experience in an enterprise environment (Server 2003, 2008, 2008R2, 2012, 2012R2, 2016)
Strong working knowledge of Linux systems
Minimum 1 year experience with AWS (EC2, RDS, S3, Route 53, VPC, ELB, auto scaling, IAM)
Minimum 3 years experience VMware 5.x, 6.x
Minimum 3 years experience with Microsoft Active Directory