Linux Systems Administrator

A Kforce client is seeking a Linux Systems Administrator who will be responsible for maintaining comprehensive documentation as it relates to server and network topology, creating project plans, system administration duties including server installing, maintain Virtual infrastructure environment, providing infrastructure services, and assisting with producing monthly/ weekly/ daily reports and infrastructure monitoring. This position is in Hines, Illinois (IL). Responsibilities:
Create and maintain comprehensive documentation as it relates to server and network topology, equipment, and configuration(s)
Create project plans, design, and implement solutions for disaster recovery in a VMware environment using Site Recovery and EMC storage
Level 1 2 and 3 Support for problems identified with systems and network
Participate in after-hours upgrades, troubleshooting, and/or on-call availability as needed
Standard system administration duties including server install, System/Application install and patch management, Problem determination and log analysis
Configure, test, and maintain Virtual infrastructure environment
Provide Infrastructure services in all areas needed: storage networking, Operating System, server virtualization, system backup and restore, system and network monitoring, application installation and configuration
Assist with producing monthly, weekly and daily reports and infrastructure monitoring
Stay current with system information, changes, and updates
Create and maintain comprehensive documentation as it relates to server and network topology, equipment, and configuration(s)
BS degree in a technical discipline or equivalent experience (Computer Science or Computer Engineering is preferred)
4 years' experience administering Windows & Linux Servers, including in production environments
Experience working with Windows 2003 - 2012, VMware, EMC Storage Technologies
Working hands on experience of RHEL 6 and 7
Experience in the installation, configuration, troubleshooting, diagnostics, and administration of Web server-based applications and operating systems on Intel-based platforms
Knowledge of vSphere 5.5 and above, Microsoft Windows Servers, Active Directory, Linux Servers, and HP, Dell, IBM server hardware
Experience with VMware Site Recovery is a plus
Experience in PowerShell and/or other scripting languages
Knowledge of backup and recovery practices, Networker Technology is a plus
Knowledge of Pivotal for application and Web services is a plus
Knowledge of security best practices for systems, software and services
Ability to work independently, prioritizes existing projects, and proactively determines areas requiring additional attention, monitoring, or maintenance
Experience with Data Storage architecture
Experienced in hosting Java application and Web services
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Compensation Type: Hours

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