5+ years of experience
Concerned about your lack of experience? Learn More...
Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Red Hat Linux Systems Administrator
(This job is no longer available)
Grad Date

Not sure what types of jobs you are interested in?

Explore Jobs
Based on Your Education

Follow This Company

Job Description

There is an immediate need for a Linux Systems Administrator for a very prestigious institution in West Suburban Chicago. The candidate will have strong Linux, open source background with an interest in working for research facilities or a higher education environment with strong Scripting background, strong soft skills and personality to fit in.

Qualifications and Essential Job Functions

  • BS or BA degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related field preferred; equivalent experience may be substituted.
  • 5+ years experience as a professional Linux system administrator; recent versions of RHEL, CentOS, or Scientific Linux preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability working with medium to large environments, preferably 200 or more systems.
  • Ability to plan, implement, and test Linux server deployments and system services.
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot hardware, software and networking issues on Linux Servers and workstations in a multiuser and multi-system environment.
  • Experience with open-source applications and support.
  • Skilled with architecture and design.
  • Experience understanding technical concepts and communicating them to others in non-technical terms.
  • Extensive Shell, Python Scripting, or Perl skills.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience with virtualization technology preferred.
  • Experience with monitoring tools (Nagios, etc.) a plus.
  • Experience working with configuration management tools (Puppet) a plus.


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location