Sr. Linux Systems Administrator

Evanston, IL |$100-120K | Job ID: 107027

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Job Description

LaSalle Network is currently working with a client on the northside of Chicago to identify a Sr. Linux Systems Administrator to join their team. The Sr. Linux Systems Administrator will provide subject matter expertise in firewalls, DNS, DHCP and networking in support of Ubuntu and RHEL Linux systems. This is a hybrid position (3 days onsite and 2 days remote per week) and is a contract-to-hire opportunity.

Sr. Linux Systems Administrator Responsibilities:
  • Support and monitor Linux servers; utilize cloud-based hosting services; improve the internal build and automation processes
  • Create new infrastructure and tools to help drive new projects
  • Perform daily duties of backups, maintenance on applications and OS, patching, tuning, scripting, automating tasks
  • Make recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinating the installation of these products and providing backup recovery when necessary
  • Utilize docker containerization to facilitate software installation and isolation; work on continuous improvement of systems, tools and processes and help drive DevOps culture
  • Develop and enhance processes and procedures leveraging scripting (python, perl, bash) and cloud native automation features to enhance automation capabilities

Sr. Linux Systems Administrator Requirements:
  • Proven experience as a System Administrator, Network Administrator or similar role in a Linux environment
  • Knowledge of system security (e.g., intrusion detection systems) and data backup/recovery is a plus
  • Ability to create scripts in Python, Perl or other language is a plus
  • Resourcefulness and problem-solving aptitude
  • Excellent communication skills

If you have the experience listed above, possess a great attitude and are looking for an opportunity with a stable and established employer, this is the role for you! If you are interested in learning more, please apply today!

Thank you,

Griffin Taylor
Technology Services
LaSalle Network

Keywords and Related Terms: Systems Administrator , Linux , Red Hat , RHEL , Ubuntu #LI-CTTS


LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. LaSalle has worked with more than 10,000 companies, ranging from Fortune 500s to start ups. With units specializing in accounting and finance, administrative, marketing, executive search, technology, supply chain, healthcare revenue cycle, call center, and human resources, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries.