System Administrator
Location: Chicago, IL
Type: Contract (Hybrid)
Contact: Alex at awilliams@forbestc.com
Note: Vaccination required unless medical or religious and must test every week
Booster by end of January

 

Responsibilities:
 

  • Introducing and integrating new technologies into the existing Data Center environments.
  • Implement strategy for the environment including the following: RedHat Linux, Puppet, EMC Isilon/Unity storage, Veeam backup solution, Splunk, VMWare, F5 load balancers and CISCO firewalls and switches.
  • Leading special projects requiring thoughtful analysis and strategic thinking
  • Automate systems to streamline server operations.
  • Analyzing alternatives, developing business cases, and presenting recommendations for technology to Booth IT leadership
  • Promoting teamwork and collaboration within the Operations team and across Booth IT department
  • Resolve open issues within the service level agreements related to servers and networks.
  • Answering technical inquiries and assisting users within established service level agreements
  • Monitoring and tuning system performance
  • Performing routine audits of systems and software
  • Installing and configuring new hardware and software
  • Applying operating system updates, patches, and configuration changes
  • Creating, updating, or deleting user accounts
  • Performing backups
  • Documenting technical environment and system

 

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field required
  • A minimum of four years of systems administration experience required
  • Experience managing networked servers with knowledge of switches and firewalls, network services, system utilities, hardware installation, and operating/application system installation required
  • Experience in a multi-platform network environment, client support, backup and restore technologies,
  • Expertise with system administration issues in a large and complex client server environment required
  •  Knowledge of backup technology, and monitoring and other automated systems management technologies required
  • Proven ability to solve complex systems problems, work independently, and work well with others in a team environment required
  • Outstanding deductive and investigative skills to identify and diagnose complex, non-intuitive technical problems required
  • Ability to apply in-depth knowledge and experience of internal or external business issues to improve products or services required
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills required
  • Ability to effectively assist and train members of all levels of experience required

Contact:
Alexander Williams
Recruiting Consultant
Forbes Technical Consulting
Chicago, IL
awilliams@forbestc.com

 

Network Engineer
Location: Chicago, IL
Type: Contract (Hybrid)
Contact: Alex at awilliams@forbestc.com
Note: Vaccination required unless medical or religious and must test every week
Booster by end of January

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities:
 

  • Introducing and integrating new technologies into the existing Data Center environments.
  • Implement strategy for the environment including the following: RedHat Linux, Puppet, EMC Isilon/Unity storage, Veeam backup solution, Splunk, VMWare, F5 load balancers and CISCO firewalls and switches.
  • Leading special projects requiring thoughtful analysis and strategic thinking
  • Automate systems to streamline server operations.
  • Analyzing alternatives, developing business cases, and presenting recommendations for technology to Booth IT leadership
  • Promoting teamwork and collaboration within the Operations team and across Booth IT department
  • Resolve open issues within the service level agreements related to servers and networks.
  • Answering technical inquiries and assisting users within established service level agreements
  • Monitoring and tuning system performance
  • Performing routine audits of systems and software
  • Installing and configuring new hardware and software
  • Applying operating system updates, patches, and configuration changes
  • Creating, updating, or deleting user accounts
  • Performing backups
  • Documenting technical environment and system

 

 

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field required
  • A minimum of four years of systems administration experience required
  • Experience managing networked servers with knowledge of switches and firewalls, network services, system utilities, hardware installation, and operating/application system installation required
  • Experience in a multi-platform network environment, client support, backup and restore technologies,
  • Expertise with system administration issues in a large and complex client server environment required
  •  Knowledge of backup technology, and monitoring and other automated systems management technologies required
  • Proven ability to solve complex systems problems, work independently, and work well with others in a team environment required
  • Outstanding deductive and investigative skills to identify and diagnose complex, non-intuitive technical problems required
  • Ability to apply in-depth knowledge and experience of internal or external business issues to improve products or services required
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills required
  • Ability to effectively assist and train members of all levels of experience required

 

 

Contact:
Alexander Williams
Recruiting Consultant
Forbes Technical Consulting
Chicago, IL
awilliams@forbestc.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To apply for this job email your details to mnugent@forbestc.com