Systems Administrator

$50 - $60 hourly
Job Category: Technology
Position Type: Contract / Temporary to Hire
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Evanston, Illinois
Job ID: 137078
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LaSalle Network is partnering with a prestigious higher education organization in Evanston, IL who is seeking a Systems Administrator with experience working in Azure and AWS environments. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of both Linux and Windows operating systems and be proficient in managing and optimizing these systems.

In addition, the candidate should have experience working with cybersecurity tools, ideally with knowledge in tools such as Tenable or CrowdStrike. The Systems Administrator will be responsible for implementing, maintaining and securing the organization's infrastructure, ensuring optimal performance and security of the systems. This position is hybrid and requires the ability to be on-site in Evanston 3 days per week.

Systems Administrator Responsibilities:
  • Managing and maintaining cloud environments in Azure and AWS
  • Monitoring system performance and security, identifying and resolving issues proactively
  • Implementing security measures to protect the organization's data and systems
  • Ensuring compliance with industry best practices and regulations
  • Collaborating with other IT teams to implement and support new technologies
  • Providing technical support and troubleshooting for system-related issues
  • Documenting system configurations and procedures
  • Participating in on-call rotations for off-hours support

Systems Administrator Requirements:
  • Extensive experience working in Azure and AWS environments
  • Strong knowledge of Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Experience working with cybersecurity tools, preferably Tenable or CrowdStrike
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment
  • Relevant certifications such as Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA), AWS Certified Solutions Architect or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) are preferred

If you have a passion for technology, cybersecurity and infrastructure management, we want to hear from you! Please apply today and contribute to our client’s safety and efficiency.

Thank you,

Conor Srebernak
Recruiter – Technology Services
LaSalle Network
LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.