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System Administrator - Libertyville, IL

Post Date: 04/25/2022

Req. Number: 94862

City: Libertyville

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60048


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

Are you knowledgeable in Linux systems? Are you looking for a hands-on position involving design, implementation, and administration of Linux production and development Infrastructure? This position is what you’ve been looking for!

Goodwill TalentBridge along with our client, a well-known manufacturing company, is recruiting for a System Administrator to join their expanding team! This is a great direct hire opportunity with amazing benefits and a salary starting at $100K.

As a System Administrator, you would work on projects as well as daily standard work. You would be involved in negotiating with hardware/software vendors, assisting in disaster recovery planning/execution, and managing cross-platform file sharing and security and internal company and vendor inbound/outbound file transfers. This position requires a thorough knowledge of Columbia Ultimate Business System products functionality. 


  • Routine capacity analysis, performance analysis, and security audit analysis reports to team management for necessary planned changes of HA environment architecture with OS/patch release managemen
  • Provide support for continuing productivity enhancements and performance tuning of LINUX environments on VMware
  • Administer multiple Red Hat Linux Enterprise servers, PUREStorage  FlashArray/X SAN supporting Linux, Windows, and VMware servers in addition to Disaster Recovery site SAN supporting replicated production data
  • Install, configure, and manage multiple instances of IBM MQ and GoAnywhere MFT across multiple Geographies
  • Assist in Developmental and User Acceptance Testing for numerous high priority enhancements to internal systems and in the design and maintenance of numerous scripts used to transfer data between internal and external systems
  • Part of the overall IT team responsible for Veeam system backup/restore solution across multiple Geographies


Knowledge & Skills

  • Minimum of four  years’ experience installing and supporting Red Hat Linux in business environments
  • Four-year degree majoring in Engineering or Computer Science preferred
  • Broad system administration background, strong Linux skills and familiarity with Windows, and VMware. Includes managing Linux hardware and software and Linux administration of various databases and security tools
  • Strong TCP-IP, DNS, and networking skills are required in addition to knowledge of SSH certificates, GPG and PGP encryption, FIPS 140-2, AES, SFTP, SCP, FTPS, AS2, HTTPS, and RSYNC
  • Strong Linux scripting knowledge, along with modular programming skills
  • Familiar with Dell and HP Blade integration into SAN environment along with VMware ESX server virtualization of Windows and Linux environments
  • Experience with client/server technology in a financial services environment, preferably with a Rocket U2
  • Databases with Web interfaces. Knowledge of MS SQL Database a plus


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