Linux Unix Systems Engineer

US-IL-Chicago
Job ID
2017-2018
# of Openings
1
Category
Unix Engineering

Overview

At IPsoft, the days fly by, just ask our Linux Engineers, who troubleshoot critical issues, examine client metrics, maintain documentation, all while identifying opportunities for automation. Linux Engineers combine solid administration and troubleshooting skills with outstanding customer service skills. They’re adept multi-taskers who juggle assignments and own their projects.

Responsibilities

  • Display your technical prowess and patience to troubleshoot critical issues under pressure.
  • Spot opportunities for automation.
  • Hone your multitasking skills between tickets and client projects.
  • Maintain documentation and SOPs for your clients.
  • Examine your clients' metrics to improve SLAs, QoS, MTTRs.
  • Engineering of systems administration-related solutions for various project and operational needs.
  • Install new/rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
  • Wonder where the day went because time flew by.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Strong Linux/Unix/Solaris Admininstration and troubleshooting skills including: Job control, soft and hard
  • links, distinctions between the kernel and the shell, shell scripting
  • Basic networking troubleshooting ability
  • A love for facing the unknown on a daily basis
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written skills, along with outstanding customer service skills
  • Must work well on a team and have a desire to learn new ideas and technologies
  • Yearning to grow your skills, knowledge and career!
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    Rockstar Qualifications:

     

  • Nagios, MySQL, Java, Perl or PHP, application servers (Tomcat, JBoss, Weblogic, Apach, Websphere, ATG, Resin), SAN/NAS, VMware, Vblock, AWS, Citrix, EMC, NetBackup, Avamar
  • Ability to write scripts in some administrative language (Perl, bash, sh, etc)

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