Sr Systems Engineer - Specialist in Chicago, IL at Prestige Staffing

Date Posted: 8/14/2019

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JobID: 22255

Does solving problems at scale excite you? As a Senior Systems Engineer you will support multiple projects involving Red Hat Linux, Windows, VMware, and SAN/NAS storage. The right candidate has strong knowledge of server administration, configuration, networking, scripting and automation, as well as experience in large scale distributed computing, hardware/operating system/application debugging, and security. Strong communication and documentation skills are required as you'll work on multiple different initiatives simultaneously.

As a Senior Systems Engineer you will:

  • Coordinate system deployments and support integration of multiple newly acquired companies into datacenters and technology
  • Assist with the execution of a large scale NAS filer global upgrade
  • Build and manage dozens of new VMware clusters
  • Deploy thousands of physical and virtual Red Hat Linux and Microsoft Windows servers
  • Troubleshoot network connectivity and application migration issues
  • Coordinate and execute Red Hat and Windows server OS upgrades
  • Execute production-impacting changes during non-business hours

Preferred Qualifications include:

  • Red Hat Linux, Microsoft Windows, and VMware ESX
  • Chef, Ansible, python, perl, and shell/powershell scripting
  • HP, Dell, and Lenovo servers (NUMA, PCI routing, OOB management, etc)
  • PXE, razor, cobbler, and/or other provisioning systems
  • SAN and NAS enterprise storage (NetApp, EMC, Tintri, Nutanix, and Pure Storage)
  • IP-based network troubleshooting
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of 7 years of professional experience

In addition to these technical skills, the right candidate must be able to work independently, communicate problems and status clearly and effectively, and manage multiple highly visible projects with challenging timelines