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UNIX/LINUX System Administrator

W2 Contract 1 year

Our client is a FORTUNE 100 company that work​s in every stage of the energ​​​​y business: power generation, competitive energy sales, transmission and delivery. As the nation's leading competitive energy provider, our client does business in 48 states, D.C., and Canada and had revenues of $34.5 billion in 2015. They employ approximately 34,000 people nationwide.​​​​

Job description:

Installs new software releases, system upgrades, evaluates and installs patches and resolves software related problems. Performs system backups and recovery. Maintains data files and monitors system configuration to ensure data integrity. May require a bachelor’s degree in a related area and 5+ years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to a project leader or manager. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

Position requirements:

  • Solaris system administration (versions 10 and 11)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administration (versions 6 and 7)
  • Storage volume and filesystem administration (ZFS, Solaris LVM, RHEL LVM 6 & 7, and Veritas filesystem)
  • Working knowledge of HP and Oracle/Sun server hardware
  • Veritas Cluster administration (Storage Foundation Suite)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability and willingness to work extended hours or modified schedule for planned or emergency work
  • Candidate can be located in Joliet, IL, or Chicago, IL, preferred location is Baltimore, MD 
  • Ability and willingness to perform physical tasks such as lifting and transporting computer hardware and equipment up to 75 lbs.

Optional:

  • Proficient in at least one scripting or programming language from this list: bourne shell, perl, C, C++, Java
  • Knowledge of networking concepts and protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, and TLS
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