Sr. Linux Systems Administrator

Chicago, Illinois |$160-180K | Job ID: 94962

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Job Description

LaSalle Network is currently partnering with a leading trading company to help them grow their DevOps team. This team provides superior customer service to progress their goal towards automation across the organization. This Sr. Linux Systems Administrator position in Chicago, IL and this is a full time (direct hire) opportunity.


Sr. Linus Systems Administrator Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and improve Linux build standards
  • Evaluate new Kernel updates, drivers, and patches
  • Performance analysis and tuning of server hardware and Linux build for low latency, including CPU performance/scheduling, network interface stack
  • Automation of server configuration, monitoring/alerting, and provisioning
  • Collaborate with DevOps team to improve automation and delivery of services
  • Research new technologies and solutions to reduce latency, improve performance, and enhance manageability


Sr. Linus Systems Administrator Requirements:

  • 5+ years of Linux Redhat/CentOS administration experience required
  • Additional experience in the following areas:
  • Scripting and automation experience in Bash, Python, or equivalent
  • Working with automation and configuration management tools such as Salt and Ansible
  • Strong understanding of network layers and technologies, specifically host-based
  • Hands-on experience with monitoring tools such as Splunk, Zabbix, Grafana, and Nagios
  • Kernel bypass, Solarflare Onload, and PTP a plus
  • Experience with File Systems and network-attached storage, NFS/CIFS/Kerberos
  • Experience migrating from one Linux distro to another is a plus
  • Server HW and Data Center experience a plus

If you have the experience listed above, possess a great attitude, and are looking for a long-term opportunity with a stable and established employer, this is the role for you! If you are interested in learning more about this Sr. Linux Systems Administrator role, please apply today!


Thank you,


Val Ploetz

Project Manager

Lasalle Network


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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.