Linux Administrator - Chicago

Company: Sky Consulting Inc
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Location: Chicago, USA

No sponsorship available now or in the future. Local candidates to Chicago or near by locations only.

This is a 6 months Contract to hire role (Only W2 contract)

Job Description:

Successful candidate will primarily provide LINUX support and some Windows OS support to include but not limited to:

The installation, configuration and supporting various systems and core services such as NFS, DHCP, LDAP, etc.

Install new / rebuild existing servers (both physical and virtual) and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.

Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities.

Configure / add new services as necessary.

Repair and recover from hardware or software failures.

Strong experience in RHEL 7/8 Linux administration, performance tuning and support experience

Strong experience with configuring Red Hat Satellite, Kickstart servers, Identity Management, licensing and subscription management

Experience with RedHat Ansible and Ansible Tower

configuration management tool

Expertise in Ansible, CICD Pipeline, Shell scripting, PowerShell, DevSecOps/Agile

Work in Ansible Tower to configure job Templates, Workflow, Inventories, credentials and integrating splunk for monitoring

Familiarity with github for version control

Good networking understanding

Strong Shell scripting (bash/ksh, PERL, Python)

Ability to provision bare metal installs, configure, operate and maintain systems

Experience with ESXi including capacity planning, advanced diagnostics and troubleshooting, and performance management

Experience with VMware NetBackup implementation experience a plus

Experience with monitoring tools such as BMC Patrol, Tivoli Monitoring

Ability to plan and prioritize work and meet project deadlines

Must be self-motivated and work well with other groups

Excellent communication skills (oral and written), interpersonal, and organizational skills are required

Employment type: W-2, W2

Work Day: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable

Minimal experience: 8 years

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