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Systems Administrator (UNIX)

North Chicago, IL

Post Date: 11/24/17 Job ID: 43040 Industry: System Administrator

Job Title: Systems Administrator (UNIX)

Job Type: Full Time, Contract

Hours: 8am to 5pm

Location: North Chicago, IL

Overview:

Candidate will help build and support HP Itanium hardware for SAP/Enterprise applications, including the build/support of HP Serviceguard. Future support will include the build/support of SUSE for SAP application servers. Contractor will be supporting fast paced and mission critical SAP environment. Contractor will work as part of a team to build, run and support Enterprise systems. Must be able to lead technical projects with little supervision and have effective communication skills to be able to work across multiple technical teams (Storage, Network, SAP Basis, Database).

Responsibilities of the Systems Administrator (UNIX):
  • Maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including networks.
  • Duties may include setting up user accounts, maintaining library of system documentation and installing system-wide software and allocation of mass storage space.
  • Activities may include administration of personal computers, client servers, electronic mail, on-line and internet resources, local area networks and wide area networks, and standard application software products.
  • Interacts with users and analyzes vendor products.
  • May recommend purchase of hardware and software, and coordinates installation with vendors and/or technicians.
  • Trains internal users.
  • Develops and monitors policies and standards of allocation and use of office automation equipment and resources.
  • Contractor will work as part of a team to build, run and support Enterprise systems.
  • Contractor will be supporting fast paced and mission critical SAP environment.

Requirements of the Systems Administrator (UNIX):
  • Bachelor s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline.
  • At least three years of experience in systems support and working knowledge of specific technology to be administered.
  • Experience with a variety of operating systems protocols and tools, depending on the type of platform or application to be administered.
  • Able to rapidly absorb and implement new technologies and procedures.
  • Capable of performing tasks in dynamic/changing situations and, under stress, optimizing availability of system services to users/LOB staff.
  • Familiar with SDLC methodologies.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Understanding of Mainframe, Midrange, Database, Web, and Client Server technologies.
  • Familiarity with multi-platform environments.
  • Understanding of security systems.





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